Chronic pain: listening to people with lived experience

In December 2021, our previous Director, Professor Emily Jefferson, attended the Chronic pain: experimental medicine and clinical insights workshop jointly hosted by Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Neuroscience Association, the Physiological Society and Versus Arthritis.

The accompanying article includes the experiences of those who live with chronic pain who attended the workshop. A pertinent observation from the article which we try to reflect within the Alleviate project and PPI groups’ follows:

Above all, it will mean listening more to people who live with pain, to understand what the experience is like and what matters to them – including what they want most from treatments.

The full report has now been published here.

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