Welcome to the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

The Faculty of Pain Medicine is the professional body responsible for the training, assessment, practice and continuing professional development of specialist medical practitioners in the management of pain in the UK. We support a multi-disciplinary approach to pain management informed by evidence-based practice and research.

Join us for our next Acute Pain Study Day on 3-4 February 2020!

Opioids Aware

Opioids Aware is an internationally renowned online resource for patients and healthcare professionals to support prescribing of opioid medicines for pain. This resource was developed in collaboration with Public Health England.

Pain touches everyone.

It is a universal human experience and one of the most common reasons to seek medical advice.

e-PAIN is an interactive, multidisciplinary programme designed to help people learn and better understand pain.