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

August 16th, 2019

September is Pain Awareness Month #PAM2019 Campaign

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.

May 29th, 2019

On May 25th, the World Health Organisation announced that Member States agreed to adopt the eleventh revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11), to come into effect on 1 January 2022.

May 9th, 2019

We recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health News: Managing Pain campaign. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of the Irish Independent newspaper and the content is available online at healthnews.ie The campaign featured exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices on how a multidisciplinary approach can help you to find the best treatment for your pain.

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