SIG Meetings at the ASM

British Pain Society Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Parallel Sessions

The following SIGs will be holding parallel sessions within the scientific programme:

Tuesday 1 May   

Acute Pain SIG Session A1 Facing the challenges of pain and addiction – practical approaches 
Pain Education SIG Session A4 Excellence in Pain Education: Evidence and Solutions for Clinical and University Education 

Wednesday 2 May 

Pain in Developing Countries SIG Session B1 Opioids - Promoting appropriate use and preventing abuse in the developing world 
Pain in Older People SIG Session B2 Understanding some of the different issues for managing pain in the complex care of older people 

Medicolegal SIG

Session B4 Medicolegal Aspects of Pain: Catastrophic errors by experts, exaggeration and  consent 

Neuropathic Pain SIG
Headache SIG

Session B5 Neuropathic targets in Headache 

Interventional Pain Medicine SIG

Session B6 Radicular Pain

SIG Business Meetings

The following SIGs will be holding business meetings during the ASM in Brighton.


Tuesday 1 May 15:30-16:30

Interventional Pain Medicine SIG
Information Communication Technology SIG
Pain Education SIG
Pain Management Programme SIG
Pain in Children SIG


Wednesday 2 May 15:40-16:40

Pain in Developing Countries SIG
Neuropathic Pain SIG
Acute Pain SIG
Pain in Older People SIG