Sip Netherlands

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

The Dutch go mainly with movement complaints to the doctor!

The most reported complaints to general practitioner are related to the musculoskeletal system, especially complaints to knee and lower back, as evide…

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What is the standard of care for chronic pain?

Hans Van Dongen, from Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) member association Pijnpatiënten naar één stem (One Voice for Pain Patients) shared details about an …

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Pain as a risk factor for common mental disorders

Results from the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study-2: a longitudinal, population-based study. Read the article about the study resu…

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Improving postoperative pain care

This is the title of the thesis from Rianne van Boekel where she analyses the quality of postoperative pain management in Dutch Hospitals. Here you ca…

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The Netherlands launches a health deal on chronic pain care

On 29 September 2016, the Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport and the Minister of Economic Affairs signed a “Health Deal on Chronic Pain” toge…

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