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

February 9th, 2021

Quantifying the impact of COVID-19 on chronic pain services in the Republic of Ireland. Ir J Med Sci (2021).


During the COVID-19 pandemic, most medical services were shut down and resources were redistributed. Closures included pain management departments where many staff were redeployed. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of COVID-19 on chronic pain services in the Republic of Ireland.

December 15th, 2020

Chronic Pain Ireland is proud to have been nominated for the Irish Enterprise Awards 2021.  

Following the many challenges faced by not only in the charitable sector but across many industries and businesses over the last number of months, we are delighted to have been nominated. 

EU Business News has hosted the Irish Enterprise Awards for four consecutive years. "The Awards recognise those who remain committed to demonstrating outstanding levels of excellence, customer service and innovation as we enter 2021.

December 10th, 2020

A coalition of 15 patient organisations and umbrella groups wrote to An Taoiseach, the High-Level Task Force on Vaccination Immunisation to urge that people with chronic, rare diseases, of all ages, be treated as highest priority in determining early vaccine recipients.

 Chronic Pain Ireland are a member of IPPOSI, DFI and NAI umbrella groups.  The full letter can be seen here 


December 1st, 2020

3rd December is International Day of People with Disabilities. Chronic Pain Ireland will join with people with disabilities all around the world to mark this annual awareness raising day. Many landmarks and public buildings around Ireland and the Globe will light up purple to shine a light in support.

October 27th, 2020

Chronic Pain Ireland believe all patients deserve safe, accessible health care which is why we joined World Patients Alliance, an international advocacy coalition of more than 100 patient groups from 38 countries, representing all disease areas.