Shared experiences of living with pain

In preparation for a talk I gave about what it’s like living with pain, I asked a few questions on my blog to see what other people experience. Here’s a round-up of the answers people gave.

Thank you to all those who shared their experiences with me. 32 people took part and I’m grateful for the time and energy you spent.Read More »

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Resources for professionals for understanding living with long term conditions

In my talk Living With Pain on 7th February, I referred to several studies and other resources. Here are links to these and some additional ones on living with pain and hidden chronic illness, and improving our care. Read More »

Pharmacy information

Pharmacies can be a good first port of call without the need for an appointment, as pharmacists are trained to recognise symptoms and help you decide what the appropriate course of action should be. This can be helpful if you’re not sure whether you need to see a doctor or if you have trouble getting appointments. They can also give you advice about your medication, such as side effects, safety of over-the-counter medication, and seasonal health advice.Read More »