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NICE advises against drug treatments for chronic pain

NICE advises against drug treatments for chronic pain

New draft guidance from NICE, says that a number of commonly used drug treatments for chronic primary pain have little or no evidence that they work and shouldn’t be prescribed. The draft clinical guidelines published on 3 August 2020, looks at the assessment and management of chronic pain in over 16s. The guidance says that patients […]

Local lockdowns

BCA members looking for advice on local lockdowns and how this affects them can read more on the member area of our website. Visit the information on local lockdowns in the BCA member area

Don't let back pain get between you and your summer staycation

Don’t let back pain get between you and your summer staycation

Summer holidays are one of the highlights of the year but as life under lockdown continues to evolve, it’s likely that many of us will be staying closer to home and enjoying some time away in the UK. Travelling long distances in the car, taking on new outdoor activities or sleeping in a new bed […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Supporting our members during the COVID-19 pandemic As the professional association for the majority of chiropractors in the UK, the BCA is working hard to support and represent our members through the challenges that COVID-19 has presented. BCA members and members of the public will find the latest updates on our work regarding the COVID-19 situation on […]

BCA updates advice to members in Northern Ireland

BCA updates advice to members in Northern Ireland

BCA members in Northern Ireland should prepare to move to ‘Telehealth considered. Risk assessed face-to-face consultations for routine/maintenance cases’ with effect from Monday 29 June.  The Northern Ireland Executive has introduced a number of Step 3 measures in recent days and it is judged appropriate to make this change with effect from 29 June, as Step 4 measures have […]

BCA updates advice to members in Wales

BCA updates advice to members in Wales

BCA members in Wales should prepare to move to ‘Telehealth considered. Risk assessed face-to-face consultations for all cases including routine/maintenance cases’ with effect from 22nd June. The Welsh Government has introduced a number of Amber measures with effect from 22 June, which correspond with this trigger point for BCA advice. Read our patient and public information

BCA updates advice to members in Scotland

BCA updates advice to members in Scotland

BCA members in Scotland should prepare to move to ‘Telehealth considered. Risk assessed face-to-face consultations for urgent cases only’ with effect from Monday 22 June. The Scottish Government has introduced a number of Phase 2 measures with effect from 22 June, which correspond with this trigger point for BCA advice. Read our patient and public information