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PainUk Pain Champion Award 2014

PainUk Pain Champion Award 2014

Pete Moore our 2014 pain champion will be presented with his award at the Chronic Pain Policy Coalition reception in the House of Lords held on Monday 17 March 2014 from 4-6pm.  If you would like to register for the event please contact Rachel Downing at the CPPC [email protected] Pain UK, in conjunction with the […]

February 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Chair for Pain UK

New Chair for Pain UK

It was all change at the Pain UK AGM held on 10th December, with the charity sadly saying goodbye to some old faces and welcoming some new. Sean McDougall stood down as Chair and from the board, due to the pressure of work in his full time job, and Andy Barnard and Jo Cumming also stepped down. Sean was […]

January 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pain: Ask about it and measure it

Pain: Ask about it and measure it

Jean Gaffin, last year’s Pain UK Pain Champion, is aiming to move pain up the health agenda with a new government petition. Jean won the 2013 Pain UK Pain Champion award for her tireless work over the decades to get the patient’s voice heard in relation to specialist pain services and for pain to be […]

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Resources

Video: Explaining that you have lupus

Video: Explaining that you have lupus

Telling people that you have an illness when outwardly you look well can be a difficult task. Charity Lupus UK has produced a new video on the topic, called ‘Explaining Your Lupus’. Lupus is an incurable immune system condition that can cause many symptoms, that are not always immediately obvious to another person. Sufferers may […]

January 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Find out what triggers your migraines with an online diary

Find out what triggers your migraines with an online diary

If you’re struggling to work out what’s triggering your migraines, a new online diary tool from The Migraine Trust might help. The diary enables you to record information such as when the pain started, how often attacks occur, how long they last and whether the pain was throbbing or piercing. The charity says these details […]

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Digital magazine on pain now available

Digital magazine on pain now available

People living with pain can now access self-management tips as well as news, features and comment on pain through a new digital magazine from Pain Concern. ‘Pain Matters’, which is also a valuable resource for healthcare professionals, was launched by the charity in 1995. It contains information about the treatment and management of pain, and […]

December 31, 2013 | By | Reply More

Our newest members

Chronic Pain Support Group

Chronic Pain Support Group

The Chronic Pain  Support Group (CPSG) is run for patients with chronic pain and is run solely by patients with chronic pain. Our main objectives are to bring people together who are suffering from this debilitating condition within a ‘safe’ environment, to be able to share concerns and ideas, build friendships and obtain up-to-date information […]

February 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hypermobility Syndromes Association

Hypermobility Syndromes Association

The Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA) is a charity dedicated to providing support and information for those affected by hypermobility syndromes and to promoting knowledge and understanding of the conditions within the medical community and public. Hypermobility is the term used to describe ‘the ability to move joints beyond the normal range of movement’, also known […]

September 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pain Toolkit

Pain Toolkit

The Pain Toolkit is an educational and training organisation working mainly in primary care, acute and social care management. It promotes active self-management to help people reduce their persistent or chronic pain. The concept behind the Pain Toolkit originated in 2002 when educator and co-author Pete Moore was writing an article for pain healthcare professionals […]

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