May 6, 2021
The final report addresses the third mandate of the Task Force, to provide recommendations on priority actions to ensure people with pain are recognized and supported and that pain is understood, prevented, and effectively treated across Canada.
April 15, 2021
MGD National Pain Centre director, Dr. Jason Busse, speaks to The Hamilton Spectator about a recent study carried out at McMaster University.
March 19, 2021
McMaster Board of Governors has approved the reappointment of Dr. Norm Buckley to the role of Scientific Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care.
March 11, 2021
The CPN 2021 Annual meeting will take place on March 22-23, 2021. Stay tuned for post meeting summary.
February 19, 2021
Drs. Buckley, Busse and Zacharias discuss the new Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans hosted at McMaster University.
January 14, 2021
The articles are now published and available for free as open access in the Canadian Journal of Pain.
November 4, 2020
The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans has organized an informative virtual symposium in collaboration with the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management. The symposium consists of four 1-hour sessions over the course of four weeks and features topics such as The Effectiveness of Cannabis and Stepped Care Model in the US Military and Pain Management Outcomes for Veteran vs Non-Veterans with Chronic Pain.
November 1, 2020
Following an extensive series of in-person, written, and online consultations about the gaps and challenges, best and promising practices, and elements of an improved approach to preventing and managing chronic pain, the Canadian Pain Task Force released its second report in October 2020. Entitled Working Together to Better Understand, Prevent, and Manage Chronic Pain: What We Heard, the report reflects the evidence, ideas, experiences, and practices that we heard from the nearly two-thousand people who participated across Canada.
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