Pain in Older People Workshop

26 Feb 2020 10:30 - 15:00

20 Cavendish Square , Marylebone , London, W1G 0RN

You can download the PDF versions of the presentations here. The RCN cannot legally share presentations without authorisation from the speaker, therefore not all sessions from the conference will be available to view. These presentations will be available to download until Friday 9 April 2020.

Prevalence and impact of pain in older people 
Professor Pat Schofield
IASP Global year lead 2019: Pain in the most vulnerable
Editor: National guidance pain assessment and management in OP  

Pain assessment in older people – an overview of the recently published national guidance on pain assessment 
Dr Julie Gregory 
RCN PPCF member 
Former Nurse Educator who has developed a pain assessment tool for older people with cognitive impairment 

Living with and beyond cancer – the challenges of managing pain in an ageing population
Professor Sam Ahmedzai
Emeritus Professor, University of Sheffield
Co-chair of NCRI living with and beyond Cancer research group


The trouble with opioids 
Dr Gillian Chumbley 
Consultant Nurse Pain Management,
Imperial Healthcare, London  
Clinical Academic 


20 Cavendish Square

20 Cavendish Square is located behind John Lewis, Oxford Street.

Visitor car parking

Q-Park Oxford Street is an underground car park situated underneath Cavendish Square.  You can pre-book your parking by visiting the Q-Park website.


The nearest stations are Oxford Circus and Bond Street.


There are many buses routes that stop nearby, including the 10, 25, 55, 73, 98 and 390.


London has five major airports: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton and London Stansted.

  • London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports have dedicated express train services into central London.

  • London Heathrow and City airports are directly connected to the Tube network.

  • National Express, Easybus and Greenline coach transfers run 24 hours a day and start as low as £2 when booked in advance.

About London

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Andy Murphy, Business Events Organiser
020 7647 3960

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Ludovic Williams, Corporate Relations Account Executive

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