Pain UK response on Opioid use in the UK for people living with pain

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In reaction to the recent statement from Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health, it is Pain UK’s position that opioids remain a vital class of medicines to mitigate pain when their use is appropriately monitored by healthcare professionals and patients. Additionally, there is a requirement for up to date education about opioids’ potential risk to health.

Download Position Statement (PDF) (Updated Sept 2019)