Major Chronic Pain Australia event: National Pain Week Annual Conference.







VENUE: Westmead Hospital Loewenthal Auditorium.

DATE: 29th July 2016 all day.

This is a mixed audience including clinicians working with people in chronic pain and people who are directly affected by the condition. Perfect for co-design!!

08:00am Displays live  Speaker Topic Facilitator 
08:30am Registration opens Ms Petrea King
08:45am Session 1 Dr Coralie Wales Welcome to National Pain Week
09:00am Dr Helen Richards Me, my pain journey and my uke
09:20am Mr Anthony Ackroyd A funny thing happened on the way to pain relief!
09:40am Mr Chris Puplick The Art Initiative - is it important?
10:00am Dr Ian Relf How medical acupuncture could help your chronic pain
10:20am MORNING TEA Displays, networking  In the break out area beside the Loewenthal auditorium
10:50am Session 2 Professor Phillip Siddall Living well with neuropathic pain: from medications to meaning Ms Anne-Marie Elias
11:10am Dr Chris Hayes Hopeful outcomes for chronic pain 
11:30am Dr David Allsop & Mr Thomas Arkell Medical Cannabis and chronic pain
11:50am Mrs Karen Walker and Ms Jane Bradshaw The healing relationship between pain experts: the person and the health professional
12:00noon Ms Anne-Marie Elias Human-Centred innovation Dr Coralie Wales
12:10pm  LUNCH BREAK Displays, networking Buying lunch? Zouki's cafe is just outside the Education Centre
01:10pm Session 3 Mr Michael Clarke & Dr Caroline West Dr Caroline interviews Michael about his life with chronic pain Professor Tim Shaw
01:30pm Professor Jeff Hughes Pain assessment in patients with dementia. Technology to the rescue!
01:50pm mPowerUs! the winning app from Hack4Pain Harry, Herry, Tim and Mary-Lynne
02:10pm AFTERNOON TEA Displays, networking Break out area beside the auditorium
02:40pm Session 4 Mr Matt McHugh Why they call me "Sydney's Happiest Amputee" Dr Coralie Wales
03:00pm Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder  Panel discussion: How can we co-design a pain service for Western Sydney?

Our Aim

Care and compassion count.

Lets disrupt the stigma. Together anything is possible.