Other Meetings

Please find below a list of meetings, events and seminars that may be of interest to our members and non-members working in the field of pain research and pain management.


Swiss Centre for Pain Medicine: 5th International Symposium on Interventional Pain Medicine
16 - 17 January 2015, Nottwil, Switzerland

We are honoured to welcome renowned speakers from all continents to share their valuable knowledge.

For further information please see:
or email: en-chul.chang@paraplegie.ch

'Advances in Pain Medicine' Winter Symposium
18 - 23 January 2015
Hotel Village Montana, Tignes Le Lac, France

To find out more please visit: www.painandneuromodulationlondon.blogspot.com or email Ciaran Wazir at ciaranwazir@gmail.com

Explain Pain
Trainer: Ben Davies Msc, Bsc, MCSP - Bristol UK
20-21 January, 2015
Venue: Royal Derby Hospital

In a world experiencing an epidemic of chronic pain and increasing evidence of the failure of synthetic drugs; simple but extremely powerful educational tools can effectively target the natural pain treatment within us all. Learn how to use these tools.
CPD Certificate of attendance 11 hours

For full details: http://www.ncore.org.uk
Telephone: 01332 254679
Email: dhft.ncore@nhs.net

Is Science the Gateway to Treating Chronic Pain?
Celebrating 50 years of the Gate Theory

23rd & 24th January 2015
Friday programme - College of Anaesthetists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Saturday programme - Convention Centre, Point Village, Dublin 1

Introduction: This is the seventh Annual Scientific Meeting of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, College of Anaesthetists of Ireland. A two day conference on chronic pain including specially devised symposia for GPs, Pain Nurse Specialists and Researchers

Contact: carol@cielo.ie


4th Peripheral Neuromodulation Masterclass + Advances in SCS
Gordon Museum & KCL Anatomy Dept, London
6-7 February 2015

Course Organisers: Dr T. Goroszeniuk, Dr A. Krol, Dr A. Shetty
Web: www.painandneuromodulationlondon.com
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

Chronic Pain Management in Rehabilitation
Tutor: Dr Aftab Laher - Consultant Clinical Psychologist
27 February, 2015
Venue: Royal Derby Hospital

This study day will provide opportunities to learn about rehabilitation in the context of adults presenting with chronic pain and act as a refresher of basic knowledge/skills. Give an opportunity to share latest innovations/research/theory-practice developments. Introduce strategies for dealing with roadblocks or obstacles to treatment.
5.5 CPD Hours

For full details: http://www.ncore.org.uk
Telephone: 01332 254679
Email: dhft.ncore@nhs.net


Advanced Study Day on Chronic Pain Management
Trainer: Dr Aftab Laher - Consultant Clinical Psychologist
9 March, 2015
Venue: London Road Community Hospital, Derby

Cost: £120

This advanced study day is for those who already have some experience of working with chronic pain and who have preferably already attended our previous introductory study day.To be covered: Advances in the understanding of pain neurophysiology and how we can explain pain to patients. What should we be assessing and how. 
CPD attendance points 5.5 hours

For full details: http://www.ncore.org.uk
Telephone: 01332 254679
Email: dhft.ncore@nhs.net

RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course 
Chantler SaIL Centre, Guy's & St George's Hospital, London
13-14 March

Course Organisers: Dr Andrzej Krol & Dr Barry Nicholls
Web: www.uspmlondon.com 


The Physiotherapy Pain Association Introductory Course
An introduction to the Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to the management of pain
BUPA, 4 Basinghall St, London, Greater London EC2V 5BQ
18th & 19th April 2015

This course introduces the theory and evidence base for the CB approach. The biopsychosocial assessment of musculoskeletal pain is linked to individualised treatment planning with emphasis on practical skills development. This course is targeted at all physiotherapists aiming to enhance their knowledge and develop skills in psychologically informed physiotherapy practice.

Contact details for further information.
Kate McAllister c/o ptecourses@gmail.com

Royal Society of Medicine
Chronic Pain - To suppress, manage or cure?
Inaugural Conference
26th April

This event brings together for the first time in Europe, five pioneering US specialists and UK-based experts including a Consultant Psychiatrist from The Priory Hospital, to share with you the leading edge of our understanding. 



13th Meeting of London Pain Forum
Chandos House, Royal Society of Medicine, London
1 May

Web: www.londonpainforum.co.uk
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

Fifth International Meeting of The Special Interest Group on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG)
14-17 May 2015
Nice, France

The fifth congress in the series is an important event for scientists, clinical scientists and practicing health care workers from all disciplines with an interest in furthering the understanding and care of patients with neuropathic pain.

For more information visit: www.kenes.com/neupsig2015


The 2015 Sleep Summit
2nd - 4th June 2015

Cineworld: The O2 , Peninsula Square, London

Email: enquiries@euroscicon.com
Phone: (+44) 07507 799380

4th International Conference on Interventional Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation & 8th Hands-on Cadaver Workshop
Artus Court, Torun & Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
18-20 June 2015

Web: www.painandneuromodulationpoland.com


The 9th Congress of the European Pain Foundation, EFIC® (EFIC® 2015) 
2 - 5 September 2015, Vienna, Austria

For more information visit: http://efic.kenes.com/

First Pain Bridge-London Pain Forum Joint Interprofessional Conference
Gordon Museum of Pathology, King's College London, London
18 & 19 September 2015

Web: www.londonpainforum.co.uk
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

The 2015 Pregnancy Summit
Cineworld: The O2, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0D
29th Sept - 1st Oct

Email: enquiries@euroscicon.com
Phone: (+44) 07507 79380

The 2015 Vaccine Summit
Cineworld: The O2, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0DX
13th - 15th October 2015

Email: enquiries@euroscicon.com
Phone: (+44) 07507 79380