Pain Management Programmes Special Interest Group

To provide a forum for members of the British Pain Society with an interest in Pain Management Programmes

 

Last updated March 2019

 

Chair

Gail Sowden

Officers

Lyn Watson (Co-secretary)
Melanie Smith (Co-secretary)
Iain Jones (Treasurer)

Council Liaison Officer Martin Hey
Patient Liaison Committee Representative Brian Roachford
Year Formed 2006
Number of Members 293
Alternate Members

Medical
Main Member - Iain Jones
Alternate - Lars Williams

Occupational Therapy
Main Member - Sarah Kely (Clinical Champion Lead)
Alternate - Lisa Turner

Psychology
Main Member - Hannah Twiddy
Alternate - Melanie Smith

Physiotherapy
Main Member - vacant
Alternate - Gail Sowden (Chair)

Nursing
Main Member - Jil Probert
Alternate - Lyn Watson 

An Excel file with details of PMP SIG committee membership can be accessed here.

 

Description of Activities and Scientific Focus

  • Represent UK Pain Management Programmes
  • Oversee the Pain Management Programmes National Conference
  • Maintain a current register of UK Pain Management programmes
  • Liaise with the British Pain Society on issues regarding pain management programmes and assist them in the development of education and training in pain management
  • Act as a resource for information
  • Promote inter-disciplinaryand multi-disciplinary pain management

 

 

NEW! March 2019 - results of IAPT survey published in members' section, here

 

BPS PMP SIG Conference - Bristol, 11-12th September 2019

 

Link to UK PMP Directory data entry portal - add your PMP to the directory!

 

 

LIST OF CLINICAL CHAMPIONS 2019

 

 

Further information regarding the work of the SIG is available to BPS Members by clicking here.

If you are not currently a Member but would like to join the Society to access the range of Special Interest Groups, please click here.

 

 

 


Events

2019 PMP SIG Biennial Conference
17th biennial National Conference of the Pain Management Programmes SIG
11th & 12th September 2019
Bristol


 

Past Events

2017 PMP SIG Biennial Conference
"Gonnae No Dae that!" - Exploring Patient and Clinician Fears

16th biennial National Conference of the Pain Management Programmes SIG
14th & 15th September 2017
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland

Link to presentations (plenaries and workshops) for registered delegates

 

 

PMP SIG documents (members only)