News

Access to medicinal cannabis: meeting patient needs

23rd Sep 2016

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform. Access to medicinal cannabis: meeting patient needs. The British Pain Society response read more..

'Silent epidemic' of chronic pain affects nearly 28 million in UK, study suggests

21st Jun 2016

Astonishing results revealed in research instigated by The British Pain Society. read more..

BBC Radio Kent

21st Jun 2016

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The silent epidemic - chronic pain in the UK

21st Jun 2016

The British Pain Society has instigated research that has revealed truly astonishing results. Chronic pain affects more than two fifths of the UK population, meaning that around 28 million adults are living with pain that has lasted for three months or longer. read more..

Opioids Aware resource launched

17th Dec 2015

Tuesday 14th December saw the launch of Opioids Aware, a new resource for all prescribers, patients and their carers to support safe and rational use of opioid medicines. read more..

UK Pain Messages

28th Sep 2015

The aim of the UK Pain Messages is to define and gain consensus and consistency over the facts and figures used when highlighting the burden of Chronic Pain in the UK. read more..

ACCEA Excellence Awards 2015

14th Apr 2015

We are pleased to announce that the ACCEA 2015 National Awards Round opened today, Tuesday 14 April. read more..

NHS England - Important information in relation to prescribing and dispensing pregabalin

10th Apr 2015

In March 2015, NHS England published guidance about the prescribing and dispensing of pregabalin for neuropathic pain. read more..

Trauma Programme of Care Pathfinder Project – Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain

3rd Mar 2015

National Pathway of Care for Low Back and Radicular Pain read more..

Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain – October 2014

13th Jan 2015

IASP have announced the 2014-2015 Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain read more..

UK Pain Champion 2014 – November 2014

13th Jan 2015

We are delighted to announce... read more..

Europe lacks pain teaching – December 2013

13th Jan 2015

The APPEAL (Advancing the Provision of Pain Education and Learning) study revealed... read more..

SIGN Booklet – December 2013

13th Jan 2015

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network read more..

Standards of Good Practice for Medial Branch Block Injections and Radiofrequency Denervation for Low back Pain

13th Jan 2015

A new joint British Pain Society and Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists publication read more..

Patient Information Leaflets – June 2014

13th Jan 2015

Produced by the Faculty of Pain Medicine with support from the British Pain Society read more..

Membership Renewals 2015

8th Jan 2015

To continue to receive the many benefits of membership of the British Pain Society, don’t delay in renewing your membership today! read more..

2015 ASM in Glasgow

8th Jan 2015

The British Pain Society would like to invite all healthcare professionals to attend its 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) read more..

2015 Clulow Award Open!

8th Jan 2015

We are now accepting applications for the 2015 round. read more..

New website for the BPS!

8th Jan 2015

What do you think of our new look website? read more..

Off switch for Pain

2nd Dec 2014

Pain is a leading cause of disability in the US, affecting more Americans than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. But in a new study, researchers say they have discovered an "off switch" for pain, paving the way for new treatments. read more..