NSW Health Minister Congratulates Painaustralia
The Hon Jillian Skinner MP, NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, has formally congratulated "Painaustralia" on its achievements in its first year since formation in February 2011. In a letter to CEO Lesley Brydon, the Minister wrote, "I congratulate the significant achievements identified in Painaustralia's Annual Report which are well aligned with the strategic objectives of the National Pain Strategy."
"The benefit of the work undertaken by Painaustralia to the consumers of health services in NSW is commended. Your organisation [Painaustralia] has improved the profile of pain in the community, particularly in the primary care sector... [and] on a national level", the minister commented.
"It is always heartening to get positive feedback, and we look forward to continuing to work alongside our members, supporters and stakeholders in order to achieve the objectives of the National Pain Strategy," said Painaustralia.