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New Airing Pain — Available 3 March 2020

February 12 , 2020
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AIRING PAIN 121: LIVING WITH PERSISTENT PAIN IN WALES Listen to the trailer below AVAILABLE TO LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD FROM TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2020 (VIA THE PAIN CONCERN WEBSITE, APPLE PODCASTS, SPOTIFY OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS) Programme details: In April 2019, the Minister for Health and Social Services in Wales ...

Pain Concern’s Annual General Meeting 2019

November 22 , 2019
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After a successful AGM on Thursday 7 November, it was announced that Heather Wallace has stepped down from the trustee board as part of Pain Concern's ongoing restructure at board level. She will stay on as general manager, overseeing the day to day running of the charity. Elections ...

Digital Subscription Cyber Week Sale!

November 20 , 2019
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday will soon be here, which means digital subscriptions to Pain Matters magazine will be 35% off between 25 November and 8 December over at Pocketmags.com. Also coming up is out Mega Sale! which will run between 26 December and 12 January, during which you ...

Pain Matters Back Issues

November 18 , 2019
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Missed an issue of Pain Matters? Fear not. You can now buy a selection of back issues via our website. Click here for more details Please note: these magazines are only available to people in the UK and while stocks last. For customers outside the UK, or for a ...

Airing Pain 119: Experts by Experience, Out Now

November 05 , 2019
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Experts by Experience, a new Airing Pain episode recorded live at the British Pain Society's special interest group on pain management programmes, is out now. This episode looks at the psychological benefit to patients, and the professional value to healthcare trusts, of patient-volunteers working within pain management programmes. Listen ...

Pain Concern’s leaflet library has moved

April 06 , 2021
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We now have an online shop, where you can order our printed leaflets, at no charge, directly from us. The current selection is shown below. ...

New Airing Pain episode, coming soon

October 31 , 2019
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Experts by Experience, a new Airing Pain episode recorded live at the British Pain Society's special interest group on pain management programmes, is coming soon. This episode looks at the psychological benefit to patients, and the professional value to healthcare trusts, of patient-volunteers working within pain management programmes. Listen ...

Pain Concern’s Annual General Meeting

October 22 , 2019
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Where? When? Pain Concern’s AGM will be held on 7th November 2019 at 10.30am and is open to all members of the charity. It will take place at 62-66 Newcraighall Road, Edinburgh EH15 3HS and by telephone conference. You can join in for free by phone and text. How to ...

New Classification for Chronic Pain

September 16 , 2019
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). For the first time, they have included chronic pain and provided specific pain diagnoses. Under the new system, chronic pain is classified as either chronic primary pain or chronic secondary pain. Chronic primary pain is defined ...

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

September 12 , 2019
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NICE guidance on cannabis-based medicines out for consultation The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued draft guidance for the use of cannabis-based medicines considering the evidence for their use in intractable nausea and vomiting; chronic pain; spasticity and epilepsy. It covers other related topics, ...
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