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5 02, 2018

CRPS & The Legal System

By |2019-08-04T11:49:10+00:00February 5th, 2018|Blog, CRPS & The Legal System|0 Comments

Not so many years ago, the compensation system in England and Wales didn’t really recognise CRPS as being an injury in its own right. There was even some scepticism about whether it really existed as a physical, or organic, condition. Many professionals – both legal and medical – thought that it was a psychological [...]

27 06, 2017

CRPS After Surgery: Judges vs. Doctors

By |2019-08-04T11:49:06+00:00June 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The judges are on a roll. After the ground breaking Montgomery case a couple of years ago, we have seen even more cases where the courts have upheld patients’ rights. At last, the law is sticking up for the individual. The days of doctors being over-protected are well and truly over. In the last [...]

12 06, 2017

Compensation Culture or Repairing Wrongs?

By |2019-08-04T11:49:20+00:00June 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Much is said in the press about a so-called compensation culture. It is claimed by some of the press and media that people claim compensation for all sorts of trivial things. There might some truth in this on some occasions, but the people writing these sorts of headlines can’t have heard of CRPS. Would [...]

31 12, 2015

What is Chronic Pain & How Can We Help?

By |2019-08-04T10:58:53+00:00December 31st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Chronic Pain is the medical term for any pain that lasts for a prolonged period of time. Some medical experts say that Chronic Pain is any pain that lasts for more than three months. This is in contrast to Acute Pain which is usually expected to resolve within a defined period of time from when [...]

21 12, 2015

The World Health Organisation – The Bigger Picture

By |2019-08-04T10:59:13+00:00December 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The World Health Organisation is the overriding authority for the health of the general population within the United Nations. Its primary roles are to provide guidance and leadership on global health matters; steer the research agenda; set general health standards; provide technical support to countries as and when required; and to monitor and assess health [...]

19 08, 2015

The Need for Increased Awareness of Chronic Pain and its Effects

By |2019-08-04T10:59:51+00:00August 19th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The government and the various health agencies are slowly but surely waking up to the fact that prolonged pain is a serious health issue that needs to be properly addressed. In November 2011 a Pain Summit took place for the first time attended by healthcare professionals, academics, and patient groups. Delegates heard from various speakers [...]