The charity members of Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) are inviting people with chronic pain or their carers to fill in this short survey on the cause of their pain and its severity – and the various places where they have received or are receiving their treatment. PAE will then create a report comparing the pain patients’ experiences in different countries that can help make politicians and policy makers be more aware of the important issue of chronic pain.
On the 7th December 2016, talkhealth, the CPPC and John Cryer MP published new research, which helped to illuminate chronic pain patients’ thoughts on their medications and their relationship with their healthcare provider.
John Cryer MP has launched an EDM on chronic pain and opioid painkillers.
John has been working with the CPPC to bring forward issues relating to over-the-counter and prescription painkillers. As part of his on-going work, John Cryer MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) to bring attention to the issue.
Lord Luce held a short debate in the House of Lords on Wednesday the 19th October on chronic pain and the Fit for Work service.
The Chronic Pain Policy Coalition has been working closely with Lord Luce over recent months to help inform Peers about the issues for those living with chronic pain in the workplace and the role that the Fit for Work scheme may play to help support them.
Watch the debate here:
Yesterday marked Opioid Painkiller Addiction Awareness Day (OPAAD) with many media outlets covering the story, as seen on the BBC, ITV and an active campaign on Twitter.
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