In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Spain can be found.
Framework Document for the improvement of pain management in the National Health System
The Framework Document for the improvement of pain management in the National Health System (Documento Marco para la mejora del abordaje del dolor en el SNS - SANIDAD 2014) has been prepared in 2014.
The objective is to provide a reference framework to guarantee quality, equity and efficiency of care for people with pain in the SNS, contributing to the improvement of their quality of life. Objectives and recommendations are established to promote pain assessment and improve prevention and comprehensive care. The document can be found here
SIP Spain was successfully launched on June 26th 2018 in Spain after several patient organisations and clinical experts came together with representatives from the Ministry of Health and three other regional communities.
María Luz Padilla del Rey
Maria Soledad Garcia Penalta