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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...

Election to the Board of the Faculty of Pain Medicine 2016

05 Aug 2016

Notice is hereby given that the election to one vacancy on the Board of the Faculty of Pain Medicine will be held on 3 October 2016.   Board Vacancies There is one vacancy. The names of the eligible Fellows/Associate Fellows who have given notice that they intend to stand as...

Acute Pain Trainee Survey - Deadline Today

03 Aug 2016

This is a reminder that the acute pain trainee survey closes at midnight today so please ensure you participate in this survey before it closes.   If you are an anaesthetic and/or pain medicine trainee then the RCoA and Faculty of Pain Medicine would like to hear about your...

Book now: FFPMRCA Exam Tutorials Friday 9th September

26 Jul 2016

Bookings are open for the FFPMRCA Exam Tutorials taking place on Friday 9th September 2016.   Topics will include: Anatomy Relevant to Pain Medicine Interventions Addiction, Dependence, Tolerance & Pharmacology of Opioids Pharmacology VIVA practice Further details including...

FPM Case Reports Prize - Deadline

15 Jul 2016

The Faculty will be awarding its first Case Report Prize for the highest scoring case report submitted between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016 as a requirement of a normal Advanced Pain Training year. Ensure your case reports are submitted to the Faculty by 31 July 2016.  Further...

Acute Pain Management: Scientific Evidence (4th Edition)

12 Jul 2016

Acute Pain Management: Scientific Evidence is published every five years by ANZCA and FPM ANZCA and covers a wide range of clinical topics, combining a review of the best available evidence for acute pain management with current clinical and expert practice. The document can...