The Faculty holds its Annual Meeting in November/December of each year. As well as a useful updates day, it is an opportunity for pain medicine doctors to get together with other members of the Faculty and the Faculty Board. The day includes lectures by highly regarded speakers, a Faculty update, trainee publication prize award and the Patrick Wall Lecture followed by the award of the Patrick Wall medal.
The 10th Annual Meeting, Core Topics in Pain Medicine is on Friday 1st December 2017 and is now open for booking.
The 10th Annual Meeting programme includes:
Biological mechanisms of action of interventional pain techniques in vivo.
‘Body reprogramming’ for fibromyalgia: a new paradigm
Cancer recurrence and regional anaesthesia
Patrick Wall Guest Lecture: Cell transplants for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and itch.
Consciousness and pain
Debate: Should MDT aspects of pain management be applied to all chronic pain patients?
Enhanced recovery after surgery: What is ‘acceptable pain relief’?
Comments from previous Annual Meetings:
- "A good mix of experts and disciplines amongst the speakers"
- "Very interesting, practical and down to earth topics"
- "Very informative, highly valued speakers"
Photographs from the 2015 FPM Annual Meeting
Photographs from the 2013 FPM Annual Meeting