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

September 21st, 2018

Audrey Farrelly is a member of Chronic Pain Ireland and her debut book 'My Second Baby Jude' is now available in eCopy format from Chronic Pain Ireland priced at €5.99.

"This book is a great read and is a fascinating insight into life before and with chronic pain" - John Lindsay, former Chairperson, CPI.

See below for an excerpt from Audrey’s book and the reviews from readers who have already enjoyed her book:

September 21st, 2018

100 Cities Against Pain

This campaign has been held throughout Europe since 2015 and many international pain support groups come together to support and organise events on this date.  The ISAL Foundation & Research Institute are organising events around the campaign entitled 100 cities against pain and they are encouraging support groups to arrange events in their cities and regions.

August 31st, 2018

Minister for Health launches new online information repository on Medical Cannabis

The Minister for Health recently published an online repository of information around medical cannabis. The repository contains information for healthcare professionals, patients and others who are interested in finding out more about cannabis for medical use. This repository can be found at https://health.gov.ie/cannabis-for-medical-use/

April 26th, 2018

19/07/18

CPI currently have 2 members who have as yet to have their patch reinstated. For those of you reading this update who are still without your patch, if your GP has refused to appeal you can write or email the MMP (mmp@hse.ie) directly simply stating that "My GP (enter name and address) has refused to engage with the Versatis appeals process" and give your contact details.  If your appeal has been refused you can make a case directly.

February 27th, 2018

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury?  Pysiotherapy researchers School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin and the UCD Centre for Translational Pain Research want to hear your experience

Who can participate?
We want to hear from people who have developed chronic pain after a spinal cord injury.

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