The purpose of the joint seminars is threefold:
information sharing; exploring respective policy positions, including the perspective of people with long-term conditions and the organisations that represent them to ensure shared understanding of the issues
to identify if any of our actions or engagement can be shared
further developing working relationships and networking.
This seminar will focus on chronic pain. This topic was suggested by delegates who attended the first seminar in September. Topics and confirmed speakers for 16 January are:
Top tips for engaging with the Scottish Parliament, Paul Anderson, Community Outreach Manager
Work of the Chronic Pain Cross Party Group, Jackie Baillie MSP
Work of ABPI Scotland Pain Industry Group, Bill Paton, Chair
How Pain Association Scotland represents the view of people living with Chronic Pain in Scotland, Phil Sizer, Training Manager
Work of the Chronic Pain Steering Group, Norma Turvill, Chronic Pain Facilitator.
Download the agenda here.
These seminars are free to members of the ALLIANCE and associates. Organisations may send a member of staff, volunteer or person living with long term conditions/unpaid carer. Travel expenses will be available to individuals living with long-term conditions and unpaid carers. To book your place, please contact Fiona Grierson on 0131 523 0490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any accessibility or dietary requirements.