The Welsh Government is interested in hearing more about the experiences of adults who live with persistent pain.
They are looking for people to:
join a focus group of people living with persistent pain
join a focus group of people caring for or working with people living with persistent pain
Last year some of our members kindly contributed to a study carried out by the University of Strathclyde on behalf of HIS (Healthcare Improvement Scotland). This study aimed to explore the advice and support offered to patients by pharmacists taking common painkillers known as NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory ...
The independent Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry’s public engagement programme, Let’s Be Heard: Sharing Scotland’s COVID Experience, wants to hear from you.
The Inquiry is investigating the devolved strategic response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland and is calling on anyone who was in Scotland between 1 January 2020 to ...
Niki Jones and Lee Vaughan (left, second from left), Trustee Richard Pell (centre) and their supporters.
In September 2023 two fundraisers with lived experience of pain undertook an epic 173 mile ride from one side of the UK to the other, with the aim of highlighting the ...
On October 15 Cameron Mckechnie completed the Amsterdam Marathon in aid of Pain Concern - we caught up with him to find out about his endeavour before the run.
1. What inspired you to participate in this fundraising marathon (and have you done anything like this before?)?
Calderside Medical Practice in Lanarkshire has moved from treating persistent pain as a symptom that needs a drug to treating it as a long-term condition that can be managed with information and support.
Since changing their approach in 2016 they have registered around 300 patients with pain ...
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 ...
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