My pain review

Hello and welcome. Thank you for visiting.

You have been given access to this page by your pharmacist who you recently saw for a pain review at your GP practice. Based on your discussion with your pharmacist, they may have ticked areas on your action plan that you both think are important. You can find links to these resources and any others that are of interest to you on this webpage below. You may also like to share this information with family and friends, to help them understand, so that they can support you. The areas that we think may be of interest to you and may help you to live well with your pain are listed below:


Reducing opioids – tips for change

Louise’s story (7 mins)

Find out about Louise’s experience of stopping opioids and how she found walking helpful


Lisa’s story
 (4 mins)

Find out about why Lisa decided to make changes to her pain medicines and how keeping in mind what was important helped her do this

Sean’s story (5 mins)

Find out how Sean found tai chi and mindfulness helpful when coming off opioid medicines


Opioids & persistent pain

What medicines are opioids and which are not (1 min 30 sec)

Brainman stops opioids (2 mins)