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Recognition at Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2021

September 02 , 2021
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We are thrilled to announce that last night at Volunteer Edinburgh Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2021, our helpline volunteers received recognition in the Team category! We want to say a huge congratulations and thank you to our team of volunteers! Here are some pictures from the big night! Certificate Helpline volunteer ...

Volunteers’ Week 2021

June 01 , 2021
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Each year, Volunteers’ Week acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of volunteers in the community. Pain Concern could not exist without the hard work and time put in by our dedicated team of volunteers. They are at the heart of everything we do from manning the helpline, to vital ...

Airing Pain 119: Experts by Experience: Working together in pain management programmes

November 05 , 2019
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Patient volunteers and healthcare professionals on working together in pain management programmes This edition of Airing Pain has been supported by a grant from the Plum Trust. In September, the British Pain Society’s special interest group on pain management programmes held their annual conference. A workshop entitled ‘Experts by ...

Airing Pain 117: Patients as Research Partners

September 03 , 2019
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Involving patients in researching their own condition – it seems logical, so why is it not more common?  This edition was facilitated by the British Pain Society and recorded at their Annual Scientific Meeting 2019. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the potential for patients to ...

Airing Pain 98: IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education and North Bristol Pain Management Programme

January 03 , 2018
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What is the IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education, and how does pain management research benefit the patient? This edition is funded by Pain Concern’s donors and friends, assisted by an educational grant from Grünenthal. The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), formed in 1973, ...

Airing Pain 93: Easy Being Green

August 07 , 2017
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AP al fresco! The benefits of gardening for our physical and mental health, plus why, when it comes to green space, size isn’t everything… This programme was funded by a grant from The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. Getting some gentle exercise tops the NHS’ list of ten self-help tips ...

Airing Pain 77: Realising the Painful Truth

December 22 , 2015
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Putting patients first, and teenage life with pain This edition is funded by a grant from the Pain Alliance of Northern Ireland. How can healthcare systems adapt to meet the needs of people in pain? Airing Pain returns to Northern Ireland to find out how the findings of the ...
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