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

November 1st, 2019

Societal Impact of Pain Irish Chapter
Chronic Pain Ireland is part of the alliance between the Irish Pain Society, the Faculty of Pain Medicine, CAI, to establish a Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) chapter in Ireland, one of eight SIP national platforms in Europe.

October 17th, 2019

November is International Nerve Pain Awareness Month for people living with Neuropathic Pain.  The campaign uses NERVEmber™ to create awareness for over 150 conditions that have nerve pain as a symptom. The International Pain Foundation host the OFFICIAL NERVEmber™ campaign every year and since it’s inception tens of thousands of nerve pain patients and organisations have signed on to help promote NERVEmber™.  Chronic Pain Ireland is proud to support and be a partner of this Campaign.

August 16th, 2019

September is Pain Awareness Month #PAM2019 Campaign #ShowUsYourBlue on 27/09/19

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. 

June 26th, 2019

Pfizer Health and Science Index 2019 results show that 60% of people suffer with a significant health condition


Pfizer Health and Science Index 2019 results show that 60% of people suffer with a significant health condition

High majority think that scientific advancement fosters a better society and want a bigger focus on science in primary school

 

June 24th, 2019

Study on Music Therapy and Chronic Pain

Researchers at the University of Limerick (UL) studying music therapy and chronic pain are looking for ten participants for an eight week study between July and August 2019. This is a  collaborative project between the UL researchers and Chronic Pain Ireland which is offering a free programme of music therapy for ten participants. To express your interest in joining the study or for more information, please email katie.fitzpatrick@ul.ie before the 24th of July 2019.

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