Welcome to Live Well with Pain, developed by clinicians, for clinicians to help you support your patients towards better self management of their long term pain.
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Live Well with Pain is completely free to use, and is full of techniques and resources that GPs and pain specialists have found useful over many years. They will increase your skills and confidence in working with people who live with persistent pain.
Use of opioids in persistent pain – the evidence
The media attention on opioids shows little sign of abating. However, health care professionals understand there is a place for some prescribing of strong opioids. So if you are considering prescribing them for someone, what are should you consider?
Statement on Opioid prescribing
The number of people attending hospital with poisoning from opioids almost doubled to 11,000 between 2005-06 and 2015-16. So a recent statement from the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) on the use of opioids is both welcome and timely…