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Would you like to:

  • Become an advisor on research steering committees
  • Give independent feedback on clinical trial protocols
  • Participate in the development of new medical devices
  • Take part in research questionnaires and surveys

Patient feedback is an important part of modern clinical research. As the UK’s only charity dedicated to back pain, BackCare is uniquely placed – connecting patients, doctors, researchers and industry to help turn the tide on back pain.

If you suffer from back pain and would like to get involved with research, please see the various opportunities below:

Warwick University are undertaking a Study of Mental Defeat in Chronic Pain (WITHIN Project), at the University of Warwick.

They are currently looking for volunteers (UK-only) aged 18-65 with chronic pain conditions to complete a short online questionnaire

Our friends at Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) invite everyone with chronic pain or their caregivers to complete a brief survey on diagnosis and treatment. 
If you are suffering or know someone that is please complete the survey as soon as possible. Survey closes on 30th May 2021.

Newcastle University are seeking participants living in chronic pain for their online research.

For more information or to participate in the research follow this link:

An opportunity for patients to share their experiences and help design a research study.

If this is you, then please get in touch. @xlgriffin @SallieLamb18


Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh are seeking participants for their research into the employment experiences of living in chronic pain in Scotland.

They are seeking chronic pain sufferers and employers.
For more information or to take participate in the reaserch go to:

Patient Ambassador Group (PAG) Bone Pain II

Do you live with bone Pain?
PAG wants to hear from you!  Contact us if you live in Europe and are interested in co-creating solutions to bridge the gap between scientists and patients.
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