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Video highlights from Societal Impact of Pain 2013

May 21 , 2013
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Pain experts from across the European Union met in Brussels in May for a meeting of the Societal Impact of Pain. The group is a lobbying platform which aims to improve pain management across the EU. This year's meeting focused on two topics: how best to measure ...

Evaluation shows Airing Pain benefits people in pain

May 14 , 2013
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Airing Pain is ‘an excellent resource that gives good information and support’ and ‘makes you feel part of the pain community’, according to feedback from listeners. These comments were recorded in a recent evaluation of Pain Concern’s radio show to assess how far Airing Pain has been ...

European experts meet to push for improved pain management

April 30 , 2013
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Since 2010, improving European pain management has been the key objective of the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) lobby group. On 14-15 May 2013, the SIP’s annual meeting will continue its mission of raising international awareness of the impact of pain. The meeting, hosted by the EU ...

Pain Concern launches new website

February 01 , 2013
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                  Painconcern.org.uk has relaunched with a host of new features and improvements to design and layout. The website’s renewal is a crucial part of our drive to make our information more accessible to people who live with pain and healthcare professionals across the UK. The new site’s fresh, ...

Poster initiative offers help for people with chronic pain

January 24 , 2013
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Self-management advice and information for people living with chronic pain is being made available to people across Scotland in their local pharmacy thanks to a campaign run jointly by Pain Concern and Pain Association Scotland with the support of the Scottish Government and Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The campaign ...

‘High variation’ in pain management care, reveals National Pain Audit

January 23 , 2013
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Pain clinics make a real difference to the majority of their users, but many patients do not have access to adequate services or face long waiting lists. These were among the findings of the National Pain Audit (NPA), the first comprehensive survey of pain management services across ...

Lottery award brings Airing Pain to Northern Ireland

January 22 , 2013
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Thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant of £8,023, Pain Concern’s Airing Pain radio show will produce four shows based in Northern Ireland. The Airing Pain team will visit pain services across the province, including pain management programmes in rural and urban areas, to hear from pain ...