- Pain Relief Foundation
Pain Relief Foundation is a British medical
researchcharity dedicated to the curing of chronic pain.
PRF was established as charity in
The foundations' primary aims are:
* to carry out research leading to the alleviation of chronic pain.
* to find improved methods of treating chronic pain.
* to disseminate the results of such research throughout the world.
* to work in co-operation with the NHS and universities to provide post-graduate scientific education in chronic pain relief.
PRF works closely with the Pain Clinic at
The Walton Centreof Neurology. The purpose of the foundation was to set up the Pain Research Instituteand continue its operations. The Wolfson Foundationprovided initial support in 1981. By 1985 the centre had been built on lands adjancent to Walton Hosital. In 1999. the centre moved to a site at the old Fazakerleyhospital. In 2000, the foundation and the Institute moved to University Hospital Aintree
The foundation also provides leaflets and self-help audio-tapes for patients.
* [http://www.painrelieffoundation.org.uk/ Official website]
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