Pain Relief Foundation are pleased to announce their collaboration with the Pain Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India (PGIMER)
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on the 24th January 2023 between the Pain Relief Foundation, Liverpool, UK (PRF) and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) to facilitate the development of education and research between the two premier institutes along the following four domains: Academic, Clinical, Research and Quality Improvement.
Objective of the collaboration: is to facilitate the development of education and research between the above two premier institutes along the following the four domains: Academic, Clinical, Research and Quality Improvement.
Who are PGIMER
The PGIMER owes its inception to the vision of late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister of Punjab and the distinguished medical educationists of the then combined state of Punjab, supported by the first Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru.
meaning “Service to the Community, Care of the Needy and Research for the Good of all”.
PGIMER, Chandigarh is one of the premier most medical institutions of India. It not only caters to the patient population from North and East India, but has patients coming from the western most states and down south. It has several specialty and super speciality departments and is thoroughly engaged in providing affordable patient care along with promoting cutting edge research. It has educational, medical research, and training facilities for its students including all specialties, super specialties and sub specialties. It is the leading tertiary care hospital of the northern India region. Apart from the clinical services, PGIMER also provides training in almost all disciplines of medicine including post graduate and post doctoral degrees, diplomas and fellowships. There are more than 50 such training courses in the institute.
Leadership Physicians for our collaboration
Dr Manohar Sharma; Prof Babita Ghai,
MBBS, MD, FRCA, MSc, FFPMRCA MD, DNB, FAMS
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation, Professor in Dept. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust. (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.
Dr.Sanjeeva Gupta, Dr Vivek Mehta
MBBS; MD; Dip NB; FRCA; FIPP; FFPMRCA MBBS, MD, FRCA, FFPMRCA
Consultant in Pain Medicine Consultant in Pain Medicine
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust.
Signing of the MOU and our first visit to PGIMER as collaborators.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was singed on the 24th January 2023 between the Pain Relief Foundation, Liverpool, UK (PRF) and The Department of Anaesthesia, Pain and Intensive Care, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India (PGIMER) to facilitate the development of education and research between the two premier institutes along the following four domains: Academic, Clinical, Research and Quality Improvement.
Dr Sanjeeva Gupta, one of the co-ordinators was invited as Visiting Professor to PGIMER, Chandigarh in February 2023. During his visit Sanjeeva interacted with the Director of PGIMER and the members of the pain management and anaesthesia department.
As part of his visit to PGIMER a Symposium on Neuropathic Pain was organised which was attended by over 160 delegates from various specialities. The Director of PGIMER (A Neurologist) was the Chief Guest and was very positive about the collaboration and expressed his willingness to support future endowers. The MOU was formally exchanged between the Director of PGIMER, Prof LN Yaddanapudi (Head of the Department of Anaesthesia, Pain and ICU, PGIMER) and Prof Babita Ghai (Consultant in Pain Medicine, PGIMER) and Dr Sanjeeva Gupta (representing PRF),
As part of the symposium on Neuropathic pain, Dr Sanjeeva Gupta presented on “Assessment and Management of Neuropathic Pain – An Overview”; Chaired a session on Neuromodulation for Pain Management and was a panellist to discuss on “Post Amputation Pain: How to manage when everything fails”.
Click here to see press coverage http://www.citydarpan.com/news/9936
or click on the pictures below to read in local language