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CHESS - Investigating the management of chronic headaches.

CHESS is a randomised controlled trial which is comparing a headache education and self-management programme with usual GP care plus a relaxation CD. The results of the study will be used to help patients with chronic headaches in the future.

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FIS - Facet-joint injections for people with persistent non-specific low back pain (FIS)

The Facet Injection Study (FIS) is a mixed-methods, randomised, multicentre feasibility study to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of facet joint injections compared to best usual non-invasive care in patients with persistent non-specific low back pain.

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I-WOTCH - Improving the Wellbeing of people with Opioid Treated CHronic pain.

The I-WOTCH study is developing a support programme that aims to improve the everyday functioning for people living with chronic (long-term) pain and reduce their opioid (strong morphine-like painkillers) use.

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