Irish Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting took place on 22nd October 2011, at Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

From Left to right: Dr Liam Conroy (President of the Irish Pain Society),Dr Eileen Furlong (UCD School of Nursing and Midwifery), Rachel Staunton (Winner of the Irish Pain Society Scholarship for the highest mark on the Professional Certificate Pain Management), Dr Laserina O’Connor (Dept Of Pain Medicine MMUH and Senior Adjunct Lecturer UCD School of Nursing and Midwifery), Dr Brona Fullen (UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science who collected the Pain Society Inaugural Research Scholarship on behalf of her PhD student, Ms Susan Murphy)

From Left to Right: Prof Robert Raffa (Research Professor in the School of Pharmacology at Temple University of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA ) Dr Stanford Plavin (President of the Georgia Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Georgia, USA)

Dr Miriam Rafferty (School of Psychology, NUI Galway) receiving her prize from Mr Peter Daly, Field Sales Manager, Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals Ltd.