What We Do
We strive to create a greater awareness of Chronic Pain and to provide relevant information and support for those living with the condition, for their families and friends.
To create a greater understanding of those living with Chronic Pain in Ireland. We aim to support our members and nurture those living with the condition and their families through guidance and information provision and to advocate within the wider community.
Chronic Pain Ireland (CPI) is the national charity providing information, education and support services to people living with Chronic Pain, their families, friends, caregivers and other interested parties. We advocate on their behalf and work closely with all stakeholders.
Established in 1992, Chronic Pain Ireland is the national organisation providing information and support services to people living with Chronic Pain. We are a registered charity, and we work with all stakeholders including those living with chronic pain, their families and carers, health professionals, students, researchers and others interested in chronic pain.
CPI has demonstrated professional leadership in Ireland and throughout Europe by raising awareness of chronic pain, educating in methods of dealing with the condition, and advocating for the needs of people living in chronic pain.
We advocate for multi-disciplinary treatment centres, improved health services and changes to the educational curriculum so that healthcare providers are more aware of the condition and the challenges of diagnosing, treating and managing the condition.
We adhere to the principles of good corporate governance. We are transparent and compliant with all regulatory requirements.
We work in collaboration and partnership with our members, their families, healthcare professionals, researchers and policymakers to ensure people living with chronic pain get the information, support and care they need to live meaningful, purposeful lives.
We foster a culture of empathy and show compassion towards each other and ourselves. We value diversity, respect difference and strive to listen to the experiences of our staff, volunteers, our members and the broader community with open hearts and minds.
We believe in the power of learning to bring about individual, organisation and societal change. We embrace a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to finding solutions that empower people living with chronic pain to meet their full potential in their personal and work lives.
We are committed to integrity and transparency and operate to the highest standards of governance in the service of our members, our funders, our community and the wider public.
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September 26th 2015 seen the launch of the Irish Pain Research Network (IPRN), a very exciting new initiative from the Irish Pain Society. The aim of the Irish Pain Research Network (IPRN) is to bring together all active pain researchers on the island of Ireland...
New free Occupational Therapy Programme (Working with Arthritis) is available for people with Musculoskeletal Disorders in 13 counties of the Border, Midlands & Western (BMW) Region of Ireland. Via individualised occupational therapy, the programme aims to promote...
In collaboration with the Migraine Association of Ireland and Chronic Pain Ireland the researchers at the National University of Ireland Galway are conducting a study on chronic headache pain management using online methods of treatment delivery. Dr. Brian McGuire and...
Chronic Pain Ireland offer a confidential telephone service which is available to anyone, over the age of 18 years, who is seeking support and information about issues relating to their own condition and the impact that it is having on their life. Living with chronic pain can impact on every aspect of a person’s life.
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