Additional materials and learning resources

Lorimer Moseley describes pain as “output of the brain designed to protect you and is not something that comes from the tissues itself.” Watch the video below to find out why we feel pain:

Prof Tamar Pincus works with clinicians and patients to help them understand and manage pain, especially when there is psychology making the management more difficult.

To find out more about psychology of pain and why it matters, watch part 1 and 2 of her videos below:

Additional Reading

Shared decision making: a model for clinical practice

A three-talk model for shred decision making: multistage consultation process

When is a shared decision not (quite) a shared decision? Negotiating preference in a general practice encounter

Management of the difficult patients

Communicating with patients from all backgrounds

Motivational interviewing

Morphine equivalent daily dose calculator

PHE advice on pregabalin and gabapentin

Benzodiazepine and Z-drug deprescribing algorithm

NICE Guideline on Depression in Adults