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SIP France continues to raise awareness on chronic pain. After a first round of national mobilization with the Ministry of Health in 2018, SIP France is continuing the debate at regional level. On February 15, 2019, SIP France organised a lunch-debate on the course of care of the pain patients in the Auvergne Rhone Alpes (AURA) with the support of Lyon Hospital, host of the event.

SIP France round table meeting in Lyon in February

SIP France continues to raise awareness on chronic pain. After a first round of national mobilization with the Ministry of Health in 2018, SIP France…

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SIP Belgium has released a national SIP Joint Statement, explaining their goal to improve the (re)integration of pain patients in the workforce and society by developing and presenting multi-stakeholder recommendations to policy makers.

SIP Belgium has released a national SIP Joint Statement

SIP Belgium has released a national SIP Joint Statement, explaining their goal to improve the (re)integration of pain patients in the workforce and so…

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On the 25th of June 2019 the Chronic Pain Policy Coalition (CPPC) hosted a patient centric Pain Platform meeting at the House of Lords, to explore the burden of chronic pain in England, and how policy can be improved to support patient outcomes. The meeting was sponsored by The Rt Hon. the Lord Luce and hosted by the CPPC and financially supported by a grant from Grünenthal Ltd.

Attending the event were over 50 individuals from across the chronic pain policy landscape, including representatives from patient organisations, NHS England, clinicians, parliamentarians, government officials and industry. The CPPC will be writing up a full report of the event, which will carry forward the key themes and recommendations made by the Pain Platform’s speakers and attendees. The report will be shared with the events’ attendees and CPPC affiliates. It will also be shared on the CPPC website. Meanwhile you can find information here: https://chronicpainpolicycoalition.com/events/

Chronic Pain Policy Coalition 2019 Pain Platform

On the 25th of June 2019 the Chronic Pain Policy Coalition (CPPC) hosted a patient centric Pain Platform meeting at the House of Lords, to explore the…

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The joint statement has been prepared by the SIP Portugal platform in March 2019 and presents the common position of all those involved and proposes actions to be taken, relevant to pain, in two categories: employment and education. There is a need to develop policies and design action strategies so that many of the key problems identified are reduced. This is only possible if there is an effective and preventive intervention of public policies in health.
The document is a great example how a national SIP platform should address societal impact of pain topics to policy makers and is a helpful tool for other SIP national platforms to prepare similar documents for national use.

Joint Declaration of the Platform for the Social Impact of P…

The joint statement has been prepared by the SIP Portugal platform in March 2019 and presents the common position of all those involved and proposes a…

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Malta Health Network (MHN) board was honored to meet HE Dr. George Vella, President of Malta. HE Dr Vella was very interested to know about the work MHN has carried out over the past years including starting the awareness on Patients' Rights.
He encouraged MHN to keep working on Patient empowerment and improving patient-professional collaboration. He was also interested in the projects MHN has carried out including research and awareness on Chronic Pain, and SIP Malta where he recommended that education on such subjects should start from an early age. Information about other initiatives of MHN including participation in prevention campaigns such as vaccination and environmental impact on health and educating patients through the EUPATI project were also discussed.
HE Dr. Vella explained that, as he had mentioned in his first speech as President, he wants to give importance to matters related to patients during his Presidency and looked forward to further collaboration with MHN.

President of Malta recognizes MHN projects on Chronic Pain

Malta Health Network (MHN) board was honored to meet HE Dr. George Vella, President of Malta. HE Dr Vella was very interested to know about the work M…

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