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Mindfulness and Chronic Pain: How It Helps

Mindfulness and Chronic Pain: How It Helps

Mindfulness can help us to manage the mental/emotional side of long-term illness by changing our relationship to our symptoms, reducing the amount of worry, anxiety or stress that goes with them. This can then actually lower the amount of primary pain we perceive.

We may not have control over what is happening to our bodies but by developing a sense of kindness and compassion towards ourselves, along with the ability to clearly see our experience, we can change our experience of pain learn to live well with it.

SIP Ireland: New Leadership

SIP Ireland: New Leadership

SIP Ireland: A national SIP platform is an umbrella organisation grouping national or regional organizations and associations interested and active in pain care. These organisations come together and form a multidisciplinary coalition that should be representative of...

Chronic Pain Ireland awarded Triple Lock status

Chronic Pain Ireland awarded Triple Lock status

Chronic Pain Ireland awarded Triple Lock Status We are delighted to announce that for the second consecutive year, Chronic Pain Ireland has been awarded Triple Lock status by Charities Institute Ireland (CII).  At the end of January 2024 we are one of 46 charities in...

CALL FOR NATIONAL HEALTH LITERACY INITIATIVE

CALL FOR NATIONAL HEALTH LITERACY INITIATIVE

CALL FOR NATIONAL HEALTH LITERACY INITIATIVE - Launch Date: 18/01/2024 Issued by the Chair and Vice-Chair of Patients for Patient Safety Ireland in partnership with multiple patient groups. Patients for Patient Safety Ireland (a World Health Organisation programme) is...

Board Members vacancies – seeking applications

Board Members vacancies – seeking applications

Board Members vacancies - seeking applications The board of Chronic Pain Ireland is currently seeking two new board members with relevant experience to fill the following roles: Treasurer Company Secretary Candidates should also have a very good understanding of and...

NERVEmber 2023

NERVEmber 2023

During November, Chronic Pain Ireland aims to raise awareness of neuropathic pain which is in support of the International Pain Foundation campaign NERVEmber™   The campaign uses NERVEmber™ to create awareness for over 150 conditions that have nerve pain as a symptom.

Inaugural HSE Patient and Public Partnership Conference

Inaugural HSE Patient and Public Partnership Conference

Inaugural HSE Patient and Public Partnership Conference "We know that health service staff working in partnership with patients and the public ultimately delivers better health outcomes. There is a way to go but this conference is an important opportunity for...

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

October 10th 2023 is World Mental Health Day and the World Health Organisation states "it is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health". At the launch of their campaign of ‘Our minds, our rights'...

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