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

April 2nd, 2020

During the current public health emergency, there will be a greatly increased need for medicines to be delivered to patients, particularly those who are cocooning.

The PSI – the pharmacy regulator is aware that there is a significant national effort taking place, led by Local Authority Community Response Fora, to support the vulnerable and older members of our communities in ensuring they continue to receive what they need to stay at home and to stay well.

March 12th, 2020

Coronavirus update from Chronic Pain Ireland

The following is taken from the HSE website (20th March 2020 at 14.15) 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that can affect lungs and airways and the HSE is still learning how it works. Most people who become infected will experience mild illness and recover however there are some groups of people who may be more at risk of serious illness if they catch coronavirus. The HSE do not think these groups have a higher risk of catching coronavirus. This is similar to other infections such as flu.

February 25th, 2020

As a proud member of the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI), Chronic Pain Ireland alongside all other members of the NAI will be supporting Brain Awareness Week.

There are over 800,000 people living with a neurological condition in Ireland. Brain Awareness Week aims to promote greater awareness and understanding of the brain and neurological conditions whilst also highlighting the need for more investment in services, research and prevention.

February 4th, 2020

EXAMINING THE BENEFIT OF MUSIC AND MUSIC THERAPY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN

 

AN IRISH RESEARCH COUNCIL FUNDED (NEW FOUNDATIONS) PROJECT

 

In 2019 researchers at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance led innovative research exploring the potential of music to assist people living with chronic pain to improve their health and well-being.

November 12th, 2019

The Neurological Alliance of Ireland, the national umbrella for neurological charities, is seeking responses to their new online survey.

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