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Chris Penlington

University of Newcastle UK

Chris is a Clinical Psychologist currently working as a lecturer at Newcastle University. She has worked in multidisciplinary pain management teams since qualifying with a D.Clin.Psych from Newcastle in 2001. Chris has a strong interest how team members with professional and lived experience expertise can work together to support self-management.


Exploring Managing Pain ….. the “Festival” Way and More

Presented by Chris Penlington, Mark Agathangelou, Frances Cole, MB.BS, MRCGP, Postgraduate Diploma CBT Newcastle, Louise Trewern, Niki Jones, Rosie Cruickshank at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 2nd.

Live Well with Pain and  colleagues share about how they tackle the challenge of clinician and patient lack of confidence to self-manage pain and so opt for medicines only approach. The session will explain what we have created, collaboratively with focus on “Ten Footsteps” programmes for clinician, patient and carer. We will share…