Category: Meetings

The group meetings for September are

PAISLEY - Monday 15th September.  Guest speaker Oliver Mawdsley, DWP Disability & Carers, will be speaking about how the introduction of PIP is progressing.

GREENOCK - Thursday 18th September.

New members are always welcome at all meetings.

 
Category: Meetings

It’s almost time for our June meetings – and as some of you know – June is our birthday month for the Paisley group and we will be 4 years old this year. The meeting is on Monday 16th June, and we will be holding our Annual General Meeting at the start, followed by birthday cake and lots of chat. We hope that as many of you can come along and help us celebrate and look forward to what Fibro PaIN can do in the next year …and extend a warm invitation to our Greenock members to come along and join us.   As always we start at 1.00pm, in St Mirin's Cathedral Parish Halls.

The Greenock meeting will be at 11.00am on 19thth June in Your Voice, Greenock

As always, group meetings are posted on the website (www.paisleyfm.org) and our facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/groups/FmPAIN/)

 
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February meetings will take place on Monday 17th February, in St Mirins Cathedral Parish Halls, Paisley (1.00pm).  Guest speaker for this meeting will be a physiotherapist who specialises in pain management.   The Greenock meeting will take place on Thursday 20th February (11.00am) in Your Voice, Greenock.

 
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April  meetings will take place on Thursday 17th February (11.00am) in Your Voice, Greenock, and Monday 21st April, in St Mirins Cathedral Parish Halls, Paisley (1.00pm).  The Paisley meeting will be a focus group for Pain Concern, who are undertaking a Research Project "Barriers to self-management in primary care: a project to advance the primary care management of chronic pain"    

 
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Happy New Year

 The first meetings of 2014 will take place on Thursday 16th in Greenock, and Monday 20th in Paisley.   We look forward to seeing as many members as possible at either group.

 

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