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

February 23rd, 2017

To help people explain their pain and receive an accurate diagnosis and treatment, the ‘mypainfeelslike...’ campaign has developed the ‘mypainfeelslike…’ pain questionnaire – available at

December 15th, 2016



As a Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at NUI Galway, President of the Irish Pain Society, and leader of a research group with a focus for over 16 years on cannabinoids, cannabis-based medicines and the endocannabinoid system, I have followed, with interest, the recent passing of the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill within Dáil Éireann. 

November 18th, 2016

Shingles Winter 2016 Press Release:

Press Release: New Irish research shows lack of shingles knowledge among older adults

·         Only 20% of adults in Ireland over 50 are well informed on shingles[1]

·         20% of adults in Ireland over 50 have developed shingles 1


November 1st, 2016

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 this Campaign.