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John Cryer MP tables Early Day Motion on Chronic Pain and Opioid Painkiller Addiction

John Cryer MP tables Early Day Motion on Chronic Pain and Opioid Painkiller Addiction

4th November 2016

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. 

The EDM begins, "That this House notes the growing concern from medical professionals and clinical experts regarding the lack of comprehensive care for people suffering from chronic pain and, in some cases, the harmful and unhelpful purchases of repeated over-the-counter opioids to treat them..." You can read the full EDM text here

You can help by asking your MP to support this EDM and help bring attention to chronic pain issues.

Find out who your local MP and their address by clicking this link