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Chief Medical Officer recognises impact of fibromyalgia

FMA UK are pleased to see that Chief Medical Officer Liam Donaldson has recognised the impact of fibromyalgia and its prevalence in the number of people in the UK with chronic pain in his 2008 annual report.

Sir Liam commented, Chronic pain reduces the quality of life more than almost any other condition. The impact of pain on people's lives is significant, bringing emotional and financial burdens to patients and their loved ones. A major initiative to widen access to pain services is badly needed.

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