The first sitting of the European Pain Federation EFIC Diploma in Pain Physiotherapy took place in in the Gasthuisberg campus of the University of Leuven, Belgium on Friday 20th April 2018. Developed by an international expert panel led by the UCD Centre for Translational Pain Research Physiotherapy staff, the purpose of the Diploma is to improve the standard of pain assessment and treatment through the provision of a qualification for physiotherapists that tests their broad understanding of all types of pain and their treatment.

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Pictured L-R Prof Catherine Doody (Ireland), Dr An De Groef (Belgium), Prof Brona Fullen (Ireland, Hon Secretary EFIC), Prof Harriet Wittink (The Netherlands), Mr Morton Hogh (Finalnd), Prof Catherine Blake (Ireland)