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Pain at Work (PAW) Toolkit

July 08 , 2021
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We are very pleased to announce a new pain management toolkit designed for people who experience pain in the work place, or whose chronic pain impacts their work day. To access the PAW Toolkit please click here! "This toolkit aims to provide supportive information, advice and guidance for people ...

Airing Pain 85: Pain in Europe

July 26 , 2016
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Why pain is a matter of life and death, the struggle for diagnosis and challenging misperceptions of palliative care This edition is funded by Grünenthal. Around 20 per cent of Europe’s adult population live with chronic pain and the consequences for individuals and society are devastating. In this edition ...

Airing Pain 83: Arthritis: From self-help to cutting edge research

June 30 , 2016
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Getting moving with tai chi, staying in work and why arthritis pain is not all about the joints This edition is funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust. Over ten million people in the UK live with arthritis and it is the most common cause of pain. Professor David Walsh ...

Airing Pain 76: Pain, Poverty and Employment

December 11 , 2015
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How to break the links between poverty, pain and unemployment This edition is funded by a grant from the Moffatt Charitable Trust. In the second programme in our 'Good Work' double bill we hear how people in pain and their families are affected by barriers to employment and support. Kieran ...

Airing Pain 35: The Northern Ireland Pain Summit: Pain, policy and employment

June 13 , 2012
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The challenges of improving pain management in Northern Ireland, and raising awareness of chronic pain among businesses This programme was funded by an educational grant from Grünenthal. A special edition of Airing Pain, covering the 2012 Northern Ireland Pain Summit, organised by the Pain Alliance for Northern Ireland. There we ...

Airing Pain 8: Work and Benefits

January 04 , 2011
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Is work good for us? We discuss working with chronic pain and the benefits system In the wake of the government’s introduction of the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) which will see all people already on incapacity benefits reassessed for their ability to work by 2014, Airing Pain discusses benefit ...
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