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European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain Collecting Good Practices Second edition 2018-2019

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The Application period for the second edition of the bi-annual research-project at the European level “EU Civic Prize on Chronic Pain – Collection of good practices” has started!  You can now enter your good practice by completing an on-line form. The award is open to any healthcare stakeholder: patients’ associations, health professionals, private and public hospitals, universities, etc.

Your project will be considered for a public European celebration when the prizes are awarded  and will represent the recognition of ongoing excellence.  A representative from each of the entries that have been short-listed will be invited to this event. This will foster the formation of a network of good practice practitioners, able to share information, advice and practical help with each other. This the second  of a series of prizes –awarded every two years – celebrating progress in the treatment and manage of chronic pain.

Closing date for receiving your submission is 31 December 2018.

The types of good practice to be identified will be classified as follows:

  • Patients’ empowerment
  • Innovation
  • Clinical practices
  • Professional education



Good practices are actions whose very nature have a positive impact on the quality of services, the protection of citizens’ rights, the promotion of civic participation, and the enhancement of human resources. In particular, they are very successful initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency (cost) and the effectiveness (as a way to meet, in an appropriate manner, the needs and expectations of citizens) of the management and provision of services.

Read more  in the Guidelines 2018-2019

There will be 4 prizes – ideally this will be for one project in each category however if the quality of submissions does not permit this, these 4 prizes will be allocated by the jury to the 4 best  submissions
The winner will be offered the opportunity to share its project in a public meeting pain related
Publication in English in a suitable journal.

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For more information, please contact Daniela Quaggia: d.quaggia@activecitizenship.net