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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.
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.
Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety
WHO will observe World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2020 and launch a global campaign to emphasize the importance of health worker safety as a priority for patient safety.
The campaign aims to mobilize patients, health workers, health leaders, policy-makers, academics, researchers, professional networks, the private sector and health care industry to speak up for health worker safety to improve the safety of health care, and reduce the risk of harm, both to health workers and patients.
COVID Tracker App now available to download - message from the HSE
The HSE has created a free smartphone app to help improve contact tracing for COVID-19.
The app will make contact tracing faster and more accurate, reducing the spread of coronavirus.
Nearly 800,000 people have already downloaded the app today.
If you use the app, you can: