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FPM response to NICE Low Back Pain and Sciatica

30 Nov 2016

We welcome the new NICE guidelines on the management of non-specific low back pain and sciatica, and hope that this will clarify and streamline both the timeliness and treatment options most likely to provide benefit for the majority of sufferers.  However, these are often...

Scottish FFPMRCA Preparation Course - March 2017

30 Nov 2016

A three day FFPMRCA Examination Prep Course will be hosted at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow on 13th - 15th March 2017.  You will need to secure your place with the East of Scotland RAPM, Dr Gail Gillespie. Further details can be found here. 

BMA Foundation for Medical Research Grant 2017

03 Nov 2016

The 2017 BMA foundation for medical research grants will open for applications on the BMA website from 5 December 2016. The BMA provide approximately £500,000 of research funding annually, this year across 11 different grants. Funding areas range from heart disease to...

Book now for FFPMRCA Examination Tutorials - 3rd March 2017

31 Oct 2016

Bookings for the next FFPMRCA Exam Tutorial are now open. The event will be taking place on Friday 3rd March 2017 and topics include: Examination overview CRPS Neurobiology of Pain Management of Headaches VIVA practice Psychology of Pain & Psychological Interventions Secure...

Board of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Election Results 2016

05 Oct 2016

The Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists is pleased to announce the results of the Board election held on 3 October 2016.  There was one seat open on the Faculty Board and six candidates stood for election. Candidate Votes Outcome Gupta, Sanjeeva 79...

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day – 8th October 2016

04 Oct 2016

The Faculty of Pain Medicine supports World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, this Saturday 8th October, which raises awareness and understanding of the needs of people living with a life limiting illness and their families. This year the theme is ‘Living & Dying in Pain: It...

Biographies of the New Faculty Dean and Vice-Dean

26 Sep 2016

Following election earlier in the year, Dr Barry Miller became the new Dean and Dr John Hughes became the new Vice-Dean at the Board meeting on 16th September 2016.  Find out some more about them in these two short biographies. Dr Barry Miller, Dean Barry is a Consultant in Pain...

The Faculty of Pain Medicine is now on Twitter!

19 Sep 2016

The Faculty is now on Twitter, please follow us at:  https://twitter.com/FacultyPainMed  Spread the word by letting your colleagues know!

New Faculty of Pain Medicine Dean and Vice Dean

16 Sep 2016

Congratulations to Dr Barry Miller and Dr John Hughes, the Faculty's new Dean and Vice Dean. The Faculty would also like to thank Dr Kate Grady for all her hard work as Dean and for contributing greatly to the development of the Faculty.        

2016 Case Report Prize Winner

07 Sep 2016

The Faculty is pleased to advise that the 2016 Case Report Prize was awarded to Dr Katrina Margaret Dick for case report ‘Postoperative chronic pain, can it be prevented?’. Please click here to read the winning case report. Congratulations to Dr Katrina Margaret Dick for this...