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  • We are seeking a Network Support Fellow for the Cochrane Acute and Emergency Care Network. The post is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to work with the Network of Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs).The Network Support Fellow will work in support of the general aims and objectives of the CRG Transformation Plan, but with...
    August 6 2020
  • Managing patients with chronic pain during COVID-19 outbreak: considering introduction of remotely supported (eHealth) pain management servicesThis is a new paper from our Joint Co-ordinating editor Chris Eccleston and Editorial board members, Emma Fisher and Amanda C de C Williams, and colleagues, published in PAIN.The paper is freely available...
    April 24 2020
  • We recognise that these are uncertain times and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt by many of our collaborators and colleagues. We want to reassure all of you that your health, and your current priorities at work and home, are of the utmost importance to us.For those with any ongoing or pending tasks relating to a PaPaS Cochrane...
    March 19 2020
  • In January 2020, Professor Phil Wiffen stepped down as a senior editor for PaPaS. Phil was instrumental in establishing our review group back in 1998, and he was our inaugural Co-ordinating Editor. Since 2012, Phil has been a senior editor providing support and guidance to the team, as well as invaluable support for our authors. The true extent of...
    March 16 2020
  • The annual 'Best of the Cochrane Library' Special Collection showcases Cochrane content published in various formats.  We were delighted to see a number of PaPaS Reviews and resources featured in this collection. Please see the the PaPaS highlights below.Pregabalin for neuropathic pain in adults is one of the top 5 accessed updates for...
    March 4 2020
  • We are delighted to welcome Dr Hopin Lee to the PaPaS Editorial Board.Dr Hopin Lee is an NHMRC postdoctoral research fellow based at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine and Rehabilitation Research in Oxford at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford. His research focuses on...
    February 26 2020
  • This World Cancer Day we wanted to share with you some of our reviews and resources on cancer. You can find a list of all of our cancer pain reviews on Our Reviews webpage, just filter by sub-topic: Chronic pain/Cancer pain.  We also have a Palliative Care Database, a Library of published palliative care and end of life research as an...
    February 3 2020
  • Throughout January 2020 we have been highlighting our Good News items via our social media channels using #GoodNews2020. Do you follow us on Twitter and Facebook?Please find below a summary of all of our #GoodNews20201. New Joint Co-ordinating Editor, Dr Neil O'ConnellYou can read Neil's bio here.2. Latest Impact FactorRead more about our Impact...
    January 30 2020
  • We are delighted to introduce our new Joint Co-ordinating Editor, Dr Neil O’Connell. Dr Neil O’Connell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Brunel University, London, UK. He is the author of 16 Cochrane Reviews and has been a PaPaS Editor since 2015. He divides his time between research and teaching and previously...
    January 13 2020
  • We'll be at the 2020 IASP Pain World Congress, presenting "Evidence Synthesis for Determining Efficacy and Harm: Identifying a Quality Signal in the Growing Noise", a session on making sense of the increasing weight of evidence. For more information and details on how to register please see here. 
    December 12 2019

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