On Monday 19 July 2021, Carol Bennett was interviewed on Fremantle Radio’s Health Scene show with Kerry Scott. During the show Carol discussed the National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management and the launch of Dr Michael Cousin’s book Breaking through the pain barrier.
Celebrating A Truly Inspirational Pain Medicine Pioneer - Retail Pharmacy 23 July 2021
According to Painaustralia CEO Carol Bennett, Dr Cousins has led the pain world for several decades...“He designed Australia’s National Pain Strategy that several countries replicated, and he was the driving force behind the creation 10 years ago of Painaustralia which developed and now has the endorsement of all Australian governments for the world-first National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management. “A passionate advocate for people living with chronic pain, Michael Cousins tirelessly crusaded to destigmatise the condition. Through his relentless advocacy he also persuaded governments and organisations internationally to accept access to pain management as a fundamental human right.”
...According to Painaustralia's Cost of pain in Australia report, over 3.4 million Australians suffer chronic pain. "People who live in rural, regional and remote Australia are more likely to have chronic pain than those who live in major cities," Painaustralia CEO Carol Bennett said...
Sr Mary-Lynne Cochrane, Chair of Painaustralia's Consumer Advisory Group, will feature on the next episode of the channel 10 podcast Short Black with Sandra Sully. Mary-Lynne will be sharing her lived experience of chronic pain.