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

February 19th, 2016

Andrea Hayes is a Governing Body Member of Chronic Pain Ireland, an Irish broadcaster and producer.  Andrea is well known to the Irish public for her positive, friendly and down-to-earth persona on television and radio. Hidden behind her smile though, is Andrea's battle with constant chronic pain.

January 28th, 2016

Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway - Take part in a Trial of a new online rehabilitation programme

he Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is currently recruiting people with chronic pain (pain which lasted for 3 months or more) to take part in the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) trial. The study offers patients with chronic pain the opportunity to avail of 8 online sessions in the comfort of their own home!

October 15th, 2015

The International Day Against Pain is October 3rd 2015.

October 15th, 2015

September 26th 2015 seen the launch of the Irish Pain Research Network (IPRN), a very exciting new initiative from the Irish Pain Society. The aim of the Irish Pain Research Network (IPRN) is to bring together all active pain researchers on the island of Ireland (North and South) for the purposes of sharing research results and ideas and facilitating cross-institutional collaboration in the area of pain research.

October 15th, 2015

Mater Hospital Pain Clinic launches Pain Management Programme (Mater ACT Pain Programme - Mapp)  The Mater Act Pain Programme (Mapp)

Participants attend the programme one day a week over two months. It is a group intervention, with a typical group comprising 10 people. We also like junior staff members to sit in on groups, as part of their training.