Sip Austria

In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Austria can be found. 

Quality assurance of pain care in Austria

In Austria there is no nationwide coverage of pain management, which meets even approximately international criteria. At present there are about 30 in…

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Alliance Chronic Pain awards best-practices

For the first time a patient organisation - the Alliance Chronic Pain - has organized an award, which has been officially handed over under the umbrel…

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Pain care needs to be improved

"Up to now the treatment of pain as a disease in its own right has not yet been implemented in the performance catalogues of the health insurances" co…

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Pain care for Austrian patients vs. EU

Read the full Press Release (German) of the Austrian Pain Society on occasion of the congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC, Vienna, 02 Septemb…

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Pain News - Austrian Round Table

Pain is probably the most widely spread reason why patients consult a physician. Stakeholders, invited by Schmerznachrichten, discussed the status of …

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Short Info

Many projects and initiatives were conducted in Austria by patient organisations, HCP-organisations and governmental insitutions.