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APMA IN THE MEDIA

2017

• 6-4-17: The Citizen: 'Chronic pain a chronic problem; needs holistic solution, say experts' http://www.thecitizen.org.au/features/chronic-pain-chronic-problem-needs-holistic-solution-say-experts


2014

• 9-8-14: The Australian Hospital + Healthcare Bulletin: 'Light at the end of the tunnel for persistent pain sufferers' and Consumer review: MedicineList+ smartphone app http://goo.gl/Tgmsr0
• 24-7-14: Australian Ageing Agenda: 'Recognise pain as chronic disease: support group'
http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2014/07/24/pain-recognised-chronic-disease-support-group/
• 23-7-14: DPS News: 'Older Aussies less likely to tolerate pain' http://goo.gl/WBdkYT

• 23-7-14: FIVEaa Adelaide 1395: interview with APMA CEO Elizabeth Carrigan regarding new healthcare classification for holistic management of chronic pain

• 21-7-14: Friends of PRMI eNewsletter 'New healthcare classification required for holistic management of chronic pain' http://goo.gl/uNwfGj

• July 2014: The Australian Journal of Pharmacy: 'The battle against pain' http://goo.gl/u2uorV

• July 2014: Health Matters (Health Consumers' Council WA): 'Moving Past Pain' http://goo.gl/uKCIYn

• 20-6-14: 7.30 Queensland (ABC): 'Queenslanders on frontline of fight against chronic pain' http://goo.gl/hrpGxx

• 19-6-14: The Border-Mail (Albury-Wodonga): 'Don't let chronic pain rule your life' http://goo.gl/zXqCfT

• 17-6-14: Painaustralia website & eNewsletters: 'APMA Volunteer Recognised with Community Service Award' http://goo.gl/aXi1eY

• June 14: The Australian Hospital + Healthcare Bulletin: 'Light at the end of the tunnel for persistent pain sufferers' & 'Consumer review: MedicineList+ smartphone app' http://goo.gl/2LMmEF
(page 100)
• 30-5-14: AllTrials: 'Australian Pain Management Association' biography http://goo.gl/lXTpUq

• 15-5-14: Painaustralia website & eNewsletters: 'Pain support group helps young adults' http://is.gd/0ITG5n

• 9-5-14: Fremantle Medicare Local: 'Free pain management education event' http://is.gd/MWjTWt

• 7-5-14: Bundaberg Guardian: 'Champion Citizen' http://goo.gl/uXlBAM

• May 2014: Amazon.com: 'The Pain Book: Finding hope when it hurts' http://is.gd/eTEwQX

• May 2014: Postscript Magazine: 'The problem of pain' http://goo.gl/vplJSB

• 22-4-14: Painaustralia website & eNewsletters: 'The Land's Forum highlights need for consumer education on chronic pain' http://is.gd/dOUg62

• 22-4-14: Painaustralia website & eNewsletters: 'SNAP: Chronic Pain Support Group for Young Adults' http://is.gd/h6E4MG

• 17-4-14: A Current Affair: 'Silent drug wave in our suburbs' http://is.gd/vHYd9z

• 8-4-14: Painaustralia website & eNewsletters: '50 Shades of Pain Conference 3-5 December: Save the date' http://is.gd/Eb6cPI

• 4-4-14: Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (NSW) forum: 'Mental health and chronic pain' http://is.gd/fgWeIP

• April 14: Painaustralia website & eNewsletters: Fifty Shades of Pain event http://is.gd/Eb6cPI

• 27-3-14: Pain Pals (Pain Management Research Institute): 'From bedridden to business owner' article http://is.gd/1tkui3
(pages 3–4)
• 2-3-14: 2UE Radio 954AM (Sydney): Weekends with George and Paul interview with APMA CEO Elizabeth Carrigan

• March 14: Australian Journal of Pharmacy: 'Beating pain' http://is.gd/DNmp2l

• 13-2-14: Our Health, Our Community: 'Rod's story' https://ourhealth.org.au/stories/rods-story

• 13-2-14: Our Health, Our Community: 'Pauline's story' https://ourhealth.org.au/stories/paulines-story

• 4-2-14: Brisbane Seniors: 'Local pain-management organisation supports community' http://is.gd/cnaMzo

• Feb 14: Health Matters: 'When missing limbs hurt' http://is.gd/T8ZcaS

• Feb 14: Health Matters: 'Commitment to care "in sickness and in health"' http://is.gd/HaG2RN

• 31-1-14: A Current Affair: 'Dangers associated with pain relief' http://is.gd/ey9TzF

• 23-1-14: LaTrobe Valley Express: 'Working through pain' http://is.gd/c7et8H

• 23-1-14: Weeknights (Vic): segment on Goulburn Valley pain-support group

• 17-1-14: Shepparton News (Vic): 'Pain partners plan' & 'Support for locals battling chronic pain' (Goulburn Valley PSG) http://is.gd/vXzbyW

• 13-1-14: The Senior: 'Research targets persistent pain'
• 10-1-14: A Current Affair: 'Chronic pain relief' http://is.gd/dzZgKT

• Jan 14: SWR FM 99.9 (Sydney): APMA radio promos


2013

• 16-12-13: Ageless: 'How I manage pain without medication' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/feature-article-how-i-manage-pain-without-medication/701777429866337
• 16-12-13: Carers Queensland: 'Commitment to care "in sickness and in health"' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/feature-article-commitment-to-care-in-sickness-and-in-health/690414617669285

• 6-12-13: Our Health, Our Community: 'In sickness and in health' https://ourhealth.org.au/stories/sickness-and-health

• 28-11-13: Our Health, Our Community: 'Technology & chronic illness' https://ourhealth.org.au/stories/technology-and-chronic-illness

• 25-11-13: Our Health, Our Community: 'How I manage my persistent pain' http://ourhealth.org.au/stories/how-i-manage-my-persistent-pain

• 6-11-13: Pulse+IT: 'Electronic data joins the fight against persistent pain' http://www.pulseitmagazine.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1652:electronic-data-joins-the-fight-against-persistent-pain&catid=68:allied-health&Itemid=333

• 11-10-13: Triple R: promotional ad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1oTWARcfNs

• 9-10-13: Island & Mainland Times (Bribie Island/Sunshine Coast, Qld): 'Sharing the pain can be helpful'
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=653217051389042&set=pb.223536391023779.-2207520000.1381358681.&type=3&theater
• 8-10-13: Painaustralia: 'Iconic Aussie footwear may cause pain' http://www.painaustralia.org.au/media-news/e-news.html#footwear

• 7-10-13: News Mail (Bundaberg Qld): 'Wearing supportive shoes is important for overall health' http://www.news-mail.com.au/news/thongs-wrong-choice-expert-says/2042719/

• 7-10-13: 9 News: 'Back pain treatments falling short' with APMA member Kirsty Glen
• 5-10-13: NT News: 'No flippin' the thongs for our Flo'
• 4-10-13: The Queensland Times: 'Hands off! Feet police take aim at the Aussie thong' http://www.qt.com.au/news/end-iconic-aussie-thong-toowoomba/2041328/

• 4-10-13: Sunshine Coast Daily: 'Hands off! Feet police take aim at the Aussie thong' http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/end-iconic-aussie-thong-toowoomba/2041328/

• 4-10-13: 6PR 882AM (Perth): Harvey Deegan interview with APMA CEO Elizabeth Carrigan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfphWlUH1ng

• 4-10-13: 2GB 873AM (Sydney): Ben Fordham interview with APMA media manager Karyn Markwell http://www.2gb.com/article/full-show-sydney-live-oct-4#.UlIZlb5--Uk

• 4-10-13: ABC Sunshine Coast 90.3 & 95.3FM: Annie Gafney interview with APMA media manager Karyn Markwell
• 4-10-13: Courier-Mail (Brisbane): 'Iconic thongs under fire with medical warnings they can cause damage' http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/iconic-thongs-under-fire-with-medical-warnings-they-can-cause-damage/story-fnihsrf2-1226732556303

• 4-10-13: The Australian: 'Iconic thongs under fire with medical warnings they can cause damage' http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/iconic-thongs-under-fire-with-medical-warnings-they-can-cause-damage/story-e6frg6n6-1226732556303?nk=59605a671964ebf723cef9d6182a7e58

• 3-10-13: APMA media release: 'Iconic Aussie footwear can lead to persistent pain in lower body' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/media-release-iconic-aussie-footwear-can-lead-to-persistent-pain-in-lower-body/650032851707462

• 2-10-13: Surrey Hills Neighbourhood News (Vic): 'New pain support group' https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=655852484458832&set=pb.223536391023779.-2207520000.1381734735.&type=3&theater

• 23-9-13: Painaustralia: 'A little bit of help goes a long way'
• 19-9-13: The Reporter (Logan Qld): '$500 shot in arm for pain group' http://www.thereporter.com.au/news/500-shot-in-arm-for-pain-group/2024254/

• 14-9-13: Good Weekend: 'An Ongoing War' with APMA patron Ken Donald http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/pmri/news/2013/index.php

• 4-9-13: Health Matters: 'Why the federal government must recognise persistent pain as a disease' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/feature-article-why-the-federal-government-must-recognise-persistent-pain-as-a-d/635587439818670

• 26-8-13: APMA media release: 'Call to next federal government to recognise persistent pain as a disease' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/media-release-call-to-next-federal-government-to-recognise-persistent-pain-as-a-/630843060293108

• 20-8-13: 7 News Mackay (Qld): interview with members of the APMA Mackay PSG
• Jul 13: The Australian Journal of Pharmacy: 'Partners in Pain' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/partners-in-pain-feature-article/635570573153690

• 25-7-13: Radio Mama (Geraldton WA): Dianne Gray interview with APMA CEO Elizabeth Carrigan
• 24-7-13: APMA media release: 'Logan Mayor donates $500 to community pain-support group' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/media-release-logan-mayor-donates-500-to-community-pain-management-group/613960985314649

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16-7-13: APMA media release: 'Ageing Australians dying in pain is "avoidable & inhumane"' https://www.facebook.com/notes/australian-pain-management-association/media-release-ageing-australians-dying-in-pain-is-avoidable-and-inhumane/610167425694005
• 8-7-13: Gold Coast Bulletin: 'Wonderland dulls pain' a https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=610064609037620&set=a.590297707680977.1073741828.223536391023779&type=3&theater

• 5-6-13: Caboolture News (Qld): 'Speak up if you live with pain' https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=591249264252488&set=a.590297707680977.1073741828.223536391023779&type=3&theater

21-5-13: Caboolture Shire Herald (Qld): 'Group to help chronic pain sufferers in area' http://is.gd/3aQyG5

• 21-5-13: 612 ABC Brisbane: Spencer Howson interview with APMA CEO Elizabeth Carrigan http://is.gd/MV2q6G

• 10-3-13: Issues Magazine: 'Painkillers: There's no such thing when pain persists' http://is.gd/PuYstS

 

2012

• 10-9-12: Postscript Interactive: 'Address Pain Not Addiction' http://is.gd/isPhRJ


2011

• 12-10-11: Health Issues Journal: 'Evaluating a community-based pain management education program' http://is.gd/ojVuJJ

 

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