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

June 16th, 2016

23-24 May 2016 - Under the motto ‘Time for Action’, over 220 representatives of  health care- and stakeholder- organisations from more than 28 countries met in the European Parliament and Concert Noble in Brussels to discuss the “Societal Impact of Pain” (SIP 2016). The objectives of the symposium SIP 2016 were endorsed by over 160 organisations active in the field of pain.

May 20th, 2016

SIP 2016 "Time for Action!"

The 6th Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) symposium takes place in Brussels / Belgium on 23-24 May 2016 and brings together international experts in the field of pain care, along with patient representatives, policy makers and other stakeholders in the field of pain policy. 

Topics for discussion this year are:

May 6th, 2016


The mypainfeelslike… campaign launched on 25th April 2016 aims to raise awareness of pain and support patients when communicating with healthcare professionals. The campaign is a collaboration between Grünenthal and Chronic Pain Ireland and supported by Multiple Sclerosis Ireland and The Parkinson’s Association of Ireland.


March 8th, 2016

It's Brain Awareness Week and we are raising awareness of neurological conditions in Ireland.  Download this factsheet from the Neurological Alliance of Ireland which provides facts and figures on neurological conditions and a recap on their asks in the run up to the general election

March 2nd, 2016

Are you interested in hearing from leading Irish experts about the latest research on understanding your brain and lifestyle factors that can protect it?

To coincide with the launch of the EU wide "Under the Umbrella" campaign aimed at raising awareness of brain conditions, the NAI and the Irish Brain Council have organised a FREE evening lecture on Tuesday 15th March in Trinity College Dublin entitled "Mind Matters: Understanding and Protecting Your Brain".