Our Campaign "My pain feels like..." wins Patient Education Project of the Year

November 17th, 2017

CPI are delighted that to announce that the My pain feels like.... campaign won Patient Education Project of the Year at the 2017 Irish Healthcare Awards for Patient Education Project of the Year  2017 – Pharmaceutical.  The campaign was developed in collaboration with Grünenthal – a company constantly searching for innovative ways to better treat patients with pain and to support communication between patients and physicians.

The campaign aims to help people explain their pain and receive an accurate diagnosis and treatment, the ‘mypainfeelslike...’ campaign has developed a pain questionnaire – available at www.mypainfeelslike.ie

In addition, the Pathways through Pain multimedia guide available on mypainfeelslike.ie or http://www.chronicpain.ie/our-services/online-library includes practical information to help people manage their pain, including:

·         Video with Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Pain Management and President-elect of the Irish Pain Society, Joanne O’Brien on manging chronic pain

·         Video with Susan Murphy, Clinical Physiotherapist, University Hospital Waterford of stretching and exercises for back pain

·         Mindfulness podcast with Clinical Psychologist, Orla Spencer

·         Pain management rehabilitation conversation podcast with a patient who attended the programme in Tallaght Hospital in 2016 and Orla Spencer