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FPM Board election candidates

05 Oct 2012

There are nine candidates for the FPM Board election:  Ganesan Baranidharan John Goddard Gareth Greenslade Dalvina Hanu-Cernat John Hughes Tzvetanka Marinova Ivanova Andrew Lawson Barry Miller Roger Okell Ballot papers have been sent to all FPM Fellows and all votes must be...

Smartphone HanDBase version of the Pain Logbook is now available

05 Sep 2012

The Faculty of Pain Medicine is happy to announce that the smartphone HanDBase version of the logbook for Pain Medicine is now available.  Please click here for further information.

Bupa funding for injections carried out by pain medicine consultants

21 Aug 2012

Following meetings with clinicians representing the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the British Pain Society, Bupa will now fund spinal injections carried out by Fellows of the...

FFPMRCA Example Questions

13 Jul 2012

Further example SOE Clinical Pain Medicine Long Cases, Short Clinical and SOE Science questions have been added to the FFPMRCA Examination questions section of the FPM website.  

Putting Pain on the Agenda: The Report of the First English Pain...

09 Jul 2012

The Summary Report of the First English Pain Summit ‘Putting Pain on the Agenda’ has been launched.  Following on from the British Pain Society, Chronic Pain Policy Coalition, Faculty of Pain Medicine and Royal College of General Practitioners November 2011 collaboration, this...

Opioid use in palliative care – new NICE guidelines

24 May 2012

A new clinical guideline published today (23 May) by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), will help ensure safe and consistent prescribing of opioids as a first-line treatment option to relieve pain for patients receiving palliative care for chronic...

BUPA funding policy for injections – FPM update

04 May 2012

BUPA update on funding policy for injections into joints for osteoarthritis and spinal injections for back pain published April 2012: Statement by the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists The Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists is...

FPM Trainee Representative

04 May 2012

FPM Trainee Representative applications now being accepted until 11 May 2012.

New FPM Case Report Marking System

04 Apr 2012

A new Case Report marking system has now been launched by the Faculty of Pain Medicine.  For more information, please click here or see the information below.

FFPMRCA Examination Regulations and Appeals

03 Apr 2012

Please note that the FFPMRCA Regulations were updated in March 2012 to include Eligibilty for the FFPMRCA (see section, 5.1.3).


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