Learn more about living with pain at our free event April 13th, 2017 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Shares Comments Learn more about living with pain at our free event People living with persistent pain are being invited to learn more about how they might live with it better. The Community Pain Service, which works with patients and carers in the Southport and Formby areas, is holding a free information event on Tuesday 25th April. “Chronic pain affects up to 40% of our local population and can cause severe disability and distress,” said Dr Chris Barker, clinical lead for the service, which is based at Ainsdale Centre for Health and Wellbeing. “Our evening meetings are about developing understanding of how pain works and how best it can be managed. It’s freely open to anyone with pain or who pain impacts on, such as partners, family members, carers and healthcare professionals. “We’d love to meet you and it’s our hope we can better understand what’s really needed locally.” The event will be held between 6.30pm and 8.30pm at St John Stone’s RC Parish, 7, Sandbrook Way, Woodvale, Southport, PR8 3RN. Please register your interest ahead of the event by texting “Pain Matters” and your name to 07841 920783. Alternatively, email email@example.com. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!