Other Meetings

14th to 1st Jan 2025

The Society is pleased to advertise forthcoming meetings in the Meetings section of the website. To advertise please contact us by email at meetings@britishpainsociety.org with the details listed below. All applications must be approved by the Honorary Secretary.

The following details will be listed free of charge:

  • Name of meeting/conference
  • Date of meeting/conference
  • Location of meeting/conference
  • Maximum 50-word Introduction
  • Contact details for further information


March 2019

The Challenge of Chronic Pain
4-6 March 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

This meeting will showcase the most recent discoveries and avenues for therapies in Chronic Pain research and treatment. World leaders in pain research from those working in basic science, translational research and clinical therapies will be in attendance. Early Bird: 18 December; Abstracts: 22 January 2019; Registration: 5 February

Web: https://coursesandconferences.wellcomegenomecampus.org/our-events/chronic-pain-2019/
Email: scientificconferences@wellcomegenomecampus.org

Practical Guide to Effective Nurse Prescribing for Pain conference
18 March 2019
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on prescribing for pain, developing prescribing competence and confidence, medication management, managing medication safety and preventing medication errors and overcoming the barriers to effective pain management.

Web: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-prescribing-for-pain

12th RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course
22-23 March 2019
St George's, University of London, UK

Web: www.uspmlondon.com
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


Working with Persistent Pain: Study Day 
29th March 2019  
Park Inn Nottingham Hotel, Mansfield Road, NG5 2BT

This meeting is for clinicians working with people in pain; either in physical health settings or mental health services where painful conditions impact upon mood and recovery. Topics will include explaining pain neurophysiology, medical interventions for pain, medications for pain (including cannabis update), biopsychosocial assessment, psychological approaches to managing pain, obstacles to recovery and dealing with resistance, panel discussion with specialists from the Nottingham Community Pain Pathway. Delegates will receive CPD points.

For booking and further information, please contact: joanne.faulkner2@nhs.net

April 2019

Headache and Facial Pain Treatment Symposium
5 April 2019
Park Plaza Victoria, Amsterdam Centraal, The Netherlands

Web: www.painways.com
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

Latest Advances in Cancer Pain Management: Basic Science to Clinical Practice
11th & 12 April 2019
The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, Stewards Grove

The aim of this conference is to outline the latest developments in cancer pain management. We have gathered together prominent speakers from the UK and around the world to provide the most stimulating talks on these aspects of pain management.
Web: https://www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/latest-advances-cancer-pain-management-basic-science-clinical-practice
Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk

European Diploma in Pain Medicine
12th-13th April 2019
Leuven, Belgium

The European Pain Federation EFIC is holding the third sitting of the Examination for the European Diploma in Pain Medicine. The Examination is open to all qualified doctors who see and treat pain. Appropriate clinical experience in pain assessment and treatment is essential. Residents and fellows working in multidisciplinary pain centres or multidisciplinary pain clinics are ideal candidates, though the Examination is open to all doctors, specialists or general practitioners, with an interest in pain and its management.

EFIC website: https://www.europeanpainfederation.eu/core-curriculum/diploma-in-pain-medicine/

Registration portal: https://www.regonline.com/registration/checkin.aspx MethodId=0&EventSessionId=bf0a42e68e11496bb5a443d990e4ad41&EventId=2536279

Further information can be found on the EFIC website and questions should be addressed to secretary@efic.org

May 2019

4th World Congress on Abdominal and Pelvic Pain 
11 - 12 May 2019, London, UK

Join attendees from around the world and gather for two days in London to hear and discuss the latest research and developments in the abdominal and pelvic pain fields. Multiple internationally renowned professionals from more than 10 different countries will speak, making this a truly global event. The Congress will focus on pain from a lifecourse approach and lifestyle approach. Topics include: Childhood/Adolescence, Reproductive Age, Post-Reproductive Age, Diet and the Microbiome, Sleep and Stress, and Exercise.

For more information and to register, please click here https://www.iasp-pain.org/WCAPP/home?navItemNumber=8320


SMI's 19th annual Pain Therapeutics Conference
13-14 May 2019
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London 

For more information: 
Web: www.pain-therapeutics.co.uk/painnews

E-mail: ssapal@smi-online.co.uk 


Spine Pain and Spinal Pain Treatments Course
20th May 2019
Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry

This course will review the causes of spinal pain and the treatments of spinal pain.  It will also focus on possible complications of these treatments.  There will be particular emphasis on audience participation and discussion. This course is for Consultants in radiology, orthopaedics and spinal surgery; Physicians in pain medicine; Anaesthetics; Orthopaedic and Radiology Registrars; Radiographers; Physiotherapists; Other allied health professional with an interest in spine related pain. Topics include: spine pain (a neurologist’s view), spine pain (a surgeon’s view), spine interventions (a physiotherapist’s view), image guided spinal intervention: what can go wrong, (a spinal injuries consultant view), facet joint treatment, vertebroplasty

Web: https://www.orthopaedic-institute.org/monday-20th-may-2019-spine-pain-and-spinal-pain-treatments.html


The International Neuromodulation Society’s 14th World Congress
25-30 May 2019
Sydney, Australia
Web: INS 2019
E-mail: kcohen@kenes.com

September 2019

11th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC
4-7 September 2019
Valencia, Spain

The 11th Congress of the European Pain Federation, Pain in Europe XI, will take place in the Spanish town of Valencia, from 4-7 September 2019. This major biennial gathering brings together the most recognised experts in the field of pain medicine to exchange knowledge, ideas and the latest advances in the field. For further information or to book to attend, please visit: https://efic-congress.org/?.

Poster Abstract deadline - EXTENDED : 14th March 2019
Due to high demand, the deadline for abstract submission to #EFIC2019 has been extended to 14 March 2019. Do not hesitate to take advantage of these extra two weeks right away and submit your research to share your work with your peers.


November 2019

The 12th Royal Marsden Pain & Opioid Conference
14th & 15th November 2019
The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, Stewards Grove

This two day programme aims to update practitioners with useful and informative facts that will keep their opioid knowledge fresh and contemporaneous.

Web: https://www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/12th-annual-royal-marsden-pain-opioid-conference
Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk

December 2019

Acute Pain and Persistent Pain After Surgery
11th & 12th December 2019
The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, Stewards Grove

The aim of this conference is to provide an update on the latest issues in acute pain and persistent pain after surgery.

Web: https://www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/acute-pain-and-persistent-pain-after-surgery
Email: conferenceteam@rmh.nhs.uk

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