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Here we post relevant news, announcements, updates and general information concerning chronic pain

September 21st, 2018

Audrey Farrelly is a member of Chronic Pain Ireland and her debut book 'My Second Baby Jude' is now available in eCopy format from Chronic Pain Ireland priced at €5.99.

"This book is a great read and is a fascinating insight into life before and with chronic pain" - John Lindsay, former Chairperson, CPI.

See below for an excerpt from Audrey’s book and the reviews from readers who have already enjoyed her book:

September 21st, 2018

100 Cities Against Pain

This campaign has been held throughout Europe since 2015 and many international pain support groups come together to support and organise events on this date.  The ISAL Foundation & Research Institute are organising events around the campaign entitled 100 cities against pain and they are encouraging support groups to arrange events in their cities and regions.

August 31st, 2018

Minister for Health launches new online information repository on Medical Cannabis

August 24th, 2018

September is Pain Awareness Month #PAM2018

Pain is something that many of us feel, but it cannot be seen and is quickly forgotten. For those living with persistent chronic pain conditions they often feel isolated as others cannot comprehend the impact pain has on every aspect of life. Chronic pain is not visible, it often prevents people from enjoying a full life, as work, family and social life are impacted and the condition can also greatly impact on sleep. 

April 26th, 2018

19/07/18

CPI currently have 2 members who have as yet to have their patch reinstated. For those of you reading this update who are still without your patch, if your GP has refused to appeal you can write or email the MMP (mmp@hse.ie) directly simply stating that "My GP (enter name and address) has refused to engage with the Versatis appeals process" and give your contact details.  If your appeal has been refused you can make a case directly.

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