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Information and Communication Technology Special Interest Group

To provide a forum for members of the British Pain Society with an interest in Information and Communication technology.





Council Liaison Officer


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Description of Activities and Scientific Focus

  • To design guidelines of good practice for the safe and responsible use of ICT in managing pain
  • To engage the health and ICT communities in dialogue to establish the current need for ICT in pain management and find creative ways of responding to this need
  • To develop a web presence for the BPS by developing Apps for different projects undertaken by the BPS
  • To review and endorse programs considered to be of a sufficiently high standard for practitioners and members of the public to utilize safely
  • To provide training to practitioners and service users in order to facilitate the use of ICT
  • To research the impact of ICT in clinical practice
  • To encourage appropriate investment of resources from different sectors in order to promote further development 

Further information regarding the work of the SIG is available to BPS Members. If you would like to join the Society to access the range of Special Interest Groups, please click here.