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Bringing Virtual Care to a Rural Community

April 04 , 2024
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Charles Patterson is Digital Facilitator at Powys Living Well Service The Powys Living Well Service supports individuals across the rural county of Powys. Charles Patterson explains the importance of providing consistent, high-quality care and support as close to home as possible Supporting independence with local care Care and support close ...

Community link workers look at the whole person

June 15 , 2023
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Author Leeanne Killen is Community Link Worker/Primary Care Development Manager, North Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership. Health is impacted by a wide range of factors that are not always medical, including isolation, money worries, housing issues, self-management, work, and lifestyle. Leeanne Killen gives an insight into ...

Triathlon challenge

May 25 , 2023
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Dr Mick Serpell, Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine for Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS Let me explain, I work with patients who have chronic pain. My journey as a novice in the triathlon world required me to make changes in my beliefs and behaviours. Changes very similar ...

Pain Matters 80 — Out Today

May 13 , 2022
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 80, is released today, Friday 13th May 2022. How we think about pain and how we research it. Inside Issue 80: Funding for pain research is absolutely essential in order to move towards a healthcare system with improved outcomes, where quality of patient care ...

25th Anniversary Edition – Pain Matters 75

May 20 , 2020
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 75: The twenty-fifth anniversary issue of Pain Matters sees us return to the hospital where it all started, as NHS Lothian take the helm. This issue’s theme is compassion-focused therapy, with the team showing the different ways they use compassion as part of a holistic pain management approach. This ...

Understanding Pain with Flippin’ Pain – Pain Matters 76

September 07 , 2020
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 76: What do we mean when we talk about pain? In this edition of Pain Matters, we have invited the members of the Flippin’ Pain™ campaign to guest-edit a pain neuroscience education special, to aid us with understanding pain. A public health campaign delivered by Connect ...

Covid-19 & Managing Pain in Lockdown-Pain Matters 78

May 03 , 2021
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 78: Our guest editors come from the North Bristol NHS Trust, where, in the past ten years, Nick Ambler and his team have tried hard to create a more personalised form of pain management and support. During the Covid-19 pandemic, this was obviously ...

Pain Matters Issue 77 – Facial Pain

January 01 , 2022
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 77: When you have pain in your face, who do you go to see about it? The dentist might be your first port of call, but what happens if the problem is not dental? The Facial Pain Team, based at the Eastman Dental ...

Pain Matters 76 – Out Today

September 07 , 2020
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 76, is published today, Monday 7 September What do we mean when we talk about pain? In this edition of Pain Matters, we have invited the members of the Flippin’ Pain™ campaign to guest-edit a pain neuroscience education special. A public health campaign delivered by Connect ...

Pain Matters 73: Neuropathic pain special – Out Now!

October 31 , 2019
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We are delighted here at Pain Matters HQ to have the neuropathic pain team from University College London Hospital Pain Management Centre guest-editing issue 73. This edition of the magazine takes an in-depth look at all aspects of neuropathic pain, from what it is to how best to manage ...

Pain Matters is 25!

May 25 , 2020
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In Spring of 1995, the first Newsletter of the Pain Concern (UK) Lothian Group was issued. The newsletter was printed at a volunteer’s house on ordinary copy paper and had articles from clinicians and patients. Demand grew and by Issue 22 (Autumn 2000) it was Pain Concern ...

Pain Matters 75 – Out Monday 25 May

May 22 , 2020
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 75, is due to come out on Monday 25 May. As this issue marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the very first Pain Concern (UK) Lothian Group newsletter, later to become the Pain Matters we know today, we have gone back to where it all started. The Lothian Group was ...
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