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SIP 2016 "Time for Action!"
The 6th Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) symposium takes place in Brussels / Belgium on 23-24 May 2016 and brings together international experts in the field of pain care, along with patient representatives, policy makers and other stakeholders in the field of pain policy.
Topics for discussion this year are:
The mypainfeelslike… campaign launched on 25th April 2016 aims to raise awareness of pain and support patients when communicating with healthcare professionals. The campaign is a collaboration between Grünenthal and Chronic Pain Ireland and supported by Multiple Sclerosis Ireland and The Parkinson’s Association of Ireland.
It's Brain Awareness Week and we are raising awareness of neurological conditions in Ireland. Download this factsheet from the Neurological Alliance of Ireland which provides facts and figures on neurological conditions and a recap on their asks in the run up to the general election
Are you interested in hearing from leading Irish experts about the latest research on understanding your brain and lifestyle factors that can protect it?
To coincide with the launch of the EU wide "Under the Umbrella" campaign aimed at raising awareness of brain conditions, the NAI and the Irish Brain Council have organised a FREE evening lecture on Tuesday 15th March in Trinity College Dublin entitled "Mind Matters: Understanding and Protecting Your Brain".
Since 2011 the Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) has been very supportive of Chronic Pain Ireland through grant aid in support of our Self-Management Programmes. This enables us to reach out to many whom we otherwise would not be able to support. This year we are delighted to have received a €4,000 grant and our sincerest thanks to the HSF particularly during difficult economic times.