About this event

  • Date and time Tue 14 Jul 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

This is the final part in three part series on Non-malignant pain in older people. Participants will revise their knowledge about the psychology of pain, and learn about the range of therapies available to the older person experiencing non-malignant, non-terminal pain.

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live. 

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This meeting is a part of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Section three-part webinar series. If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Geriatrics and Gerontology Section homepage. 

Key speakers

Christopher Eccleston 

Professor of Psychology and Director, Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath

Speaker's biography

Christopher Eccleston is Professor of Medical Psychology at the University of Bath where he directs the Centre for Pain Research. He has written over 250 peer reviewed articles and three books, most recently exploring embodied being and the psychology of physical symptoms in the Oxford University Press book Embodied. More recently in edited volumes on European Pain Management and Work and Pain.  He is particularly interested in evidence based pain management, treatment and service innovation in pain management, mechanisms of analgesia, and in eHealth and mHealth developments. 

Dr John Hughes

Consultant in Pain Medicine

Speaker's biography

Dr John Hughes is a Consultant in Pain Medicine practicing in the North East of England, with an interest in abdominopelvic pain and the broad management of pain. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine


View the programme

Webinar sign-in
Welcome and introduction
 Psychological therapies for chronic pain

Professor Christopher Eccleston, Centre for Pain Research, Bath University

Question and answer session
Therapeutic options

Dr John Hughes, Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Question and answer session
Closing remarks



 All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

 Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.