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Airing Pain 56: Images and Perceptions

May 06 , 2014
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Artist’s impressions of pain in the clinic, and clubbing or model railways? Why living a good life with pain is in the eye of the beholder This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. If only pain were visible…Deborah Padfield talks to producer Paul Evans ...

Airing Pain 52: Better Care for People in Pain

January 15 , 2014
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How to ensure people in pain get the best treatment: a new guideline for chronic pain in Scotland This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. At the launch of a new guideline on treatment of chronic pain in Scotland, Paul Evans speaks to patients ...

Airing Pain 49: The Impact of Pain on Society

December 06 , 2013
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Talking to representatives from a variety of pain organisations, including the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, about the wide-reaching impact that pain has on society This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Christine Johnston heads to Brussels to investigate the impact that pain has on society ...

Help develop training course for healthcare professionals in managing children and young people’s pain

July 12 , 2013
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The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has received funding to develop an online training course for doctors and senior healthcare professionals who are responsible for managing Children and Young People’s Pain. In order to ensure the training course enables doctors to meet the needs of ...

Airing Pain 44: Pain Management at Both Extremes of Life

May 22 , 2013
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Pain experienced by the very young and very old and the similar issues arising when dealing with these very different types of patient This edition has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All Programme in Northern Ireland. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans speaks ...

The Ellis Family

May 14 , 2013
Tom Ellis developed chronic pain after falling on ice. His father Richard describes how the family pulled together to get through their ‘year from hell’ At the start of 2012 the nation was full of optimism, anticipation and great expectation for the forthcoming year: a year that would ...

Airing Pain 40: Children in Pain

March 28 , 2013
The pain management needs of children and young people and the impact of their pain on family life This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. This programme focuses on pain in children and young people, including the different needs they have and the unique challenges that ...

Airing Pain 38: Can Your Pharmacy Help?

March 06 , 2013
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Finding out about the role of the pharmacist and how service users can get the most from them Paul Evans speaks to Professor David Taylor from the University College London School of Pharmacy about the perceptions and reality of the pharmacist’s role and their skills. Pharmacist Emma Hinks ...

Airing Pain 34: Ankylosing Spondylitis; The Patient Perspective

May 30 , 2012
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Living with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriasis; plus, listening to the patient perspective and educating health professionals This programme was funded by Pain Concern’s supporters and friends. In this programme we look at ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a form of arthritis affecting the spine. Paul Evans speaks to Iain MacDonald and ...

Airing Pain 7: Exercise and Improving Mobility

December 21 , 2010
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Getting back into exercise and improving mobility. Plus, funding for pain services, and how can we best describe pain to a health professional? Airing Pain visits the Frenchay Hospital Pain Clinic in Bristol where we hear from staff and patients. Paul Evans sits in on a consultation with physiotherapist ...