Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Monday, November 29, 2010

Pain, sleep and drugs

Lecture given to the West of Scotland Pain Group on Wednesday 24th November 2010 in the Ebenezer Duncan Centre, Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow by Dr Paul Reading, Consultant Neurologist.
In this talk, Dr Reading describes the importance of good quality sleep and how pain and sleep interact.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Winter programme

24 November 2010
Pain, Sleep & Drugs
Dr Paul Reading, Consultant Neurologist

26 January 2011
Working with interpreters in clinical practice - the how, the what and the why?
Sharon Doherty

23 February 2011
Trainees' night
Dr Aileen Clyde & Dr Ahmad Al Khayer

30 March 2011
Chronic daily headache
Dr Tyagi, Consultant Neurologist

27 April 2011
Clinical aspects of pain in veterinary medicine
Andrew Bell, University Clinician in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

All meetings are held in the Ebenezer Duncan Centre, Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow.
Hot buffet available from 6.30pm.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Listen to the lecture: Injustice and the chronic pain sufferer

Lecture given by Dr Joanna McParland of Glasgow Caledonian University to the West of Scotland Pain Group on Wednesday 24th March 2010. Dr McParland discusses beliefs about justice and fairness and how they impact on the person with chronic pain.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

East of Scotland Pain Group 2010 Meetings

As usual the meetings will be in the Education Centre at Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline, with a buffet from 6.45pm & talk from 7.15 – 30 till 8.30 - 9.

Thurs 29th April
Ian Stevens, physiotherapist in Forth Valley
"Body and Mind - Where's the Pain?"
Ian has done an MA in Humanities & has been interested in placebo, neuroscience & body image.

Thurs 24th June
Lars Williams & Martin Dunbar, from the Glasgow Pain Management Service
"Establishing an Acceptance Based Pain Management Programme"
Lars & Martin have been instrumental in setting up the Glasgow Pain Management Programme & have some interesting audit data from their first year's experience.

Thurs 23rd September
Raj Bhat, Interventional Radiologist with Tayside & Fife
"Interventional Radiology in the Spine"
Raj has extensive experience with vertebroplasty & kyphoplasty.

Thurs 18th November
Renata Riha, Consultant in Sleep Medicine in Edinburgh
"Sleep & Pain"
Renata has published on how to improve sleep & sleep apnoea.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Notice of meeting: Education & Audit in Pain

The next meeting of the WOSPG will be on Wednesday 27th January, and has been organised by the Pain Fellows Ajit Panicker and Ryan Moffat.

The theme for the meeting is "Education & Audit in Pain: Looking Back & Moving Forward", and we have speakers from anaesthetics, physiotherapy and psychology.

The programme for the evening (not necessarily in this order!) is
"Medical Pain Training in the UK: What, How and Why?" - Dr Ryan Moffat
"Survey of Pain Training in the UK: Where does Glasgow stand?" - Dr Ajit Panicker
"Following the Yellow Brick Road" - Pain management physiotherapists
"Training routes in Clinical Psychology" - Karra Grant, Trainee Psychologist

As usual the venue for the meeting will be the Ebenezer Duncan Centre at the Victoria Infirmary. Supper is available from 6.00pm, with the presentations starting at 7.00pm.