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Chronic Pain

This Cross-party group's purpose:

The aim of the Group is to raise awareness of how those with chronic pain are treated and to work for earlier and better care. 

The Group aims to raise awareness of the condition amongst parliamentarians, to influence legislation and policy makers in order to improve the lives of people affected. 

Next meeting

Monday, April 29, 2024

Next meeting 
Monday 29 April at 6.00pm . This meeting will be held online.


Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Dorothy-Grace Elder


Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Miles Briggs


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Monica Lennon


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Clare Adamson


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Dumbarton (Constituency)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Eastwood (Constituency)

Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for: Edinburgh Western (Constituency)

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

Prof Martyn Steultjens
John Thomson
Leigh Mackie
Hazel Borland
Sharon Turnbull
Alison Carey
Eddie Phillips
Prof Richard Simpson
Lord George Foulkes
Margaret McInnes
Annemarie Ward,
Councillor Frank McAveety
Rob Friel
Katherine Kilgour
Fiona Collins
David Caulfield
Rob McDowall
Prof Jim McEwen
Bailie Josephine Docherty
Maire Whitehead
Dorothy-Grace Elder
Bill Sinclair
Claire Schiavone
Tasneem Nadeem Mohammed
Nadeem Akhtar Javaid
Laura Grant
Margaret Searle
Lyssa Clayton
Helen Campbell
Ian Brogan
Anne Simpson
Karen Hooten
Marion Scott
Irene O’Neill
John Mutch
Dr Andreas Kelch,
Martha Heaney
Anne Cassels
Irene Logan
Linda Tierney
John Lawrence
Dr Martin Johnson
Dr Mike Serpell
Alasdair Barron
Lloyd Mawson
Vicky Bulman
Drew Searil
Susan Archibald
Alan Watt
Billy Hillhouse
Helen McCluskey
Anne Murray
Christine Martin
Linda Mawson
Frank Mawson Pete McCarron Marion Scott Olive McIlroy Lisa Megginson June Greenhorn Nancy Honeyball Karen Neil Claire Daisley Gillian Watt Pauline Firth Janice Castlemilk Lorna Kettles K. Humphreys
Jean Rafferty
Marie Fallon
Michael Grieve
Iain McPhee
George Welsh
Sue Lavery
Lynn Laidlaw
John Russell
Russell Malcolm
Dr Bill Macrae
Amber Welsh
Miriam Smith
Fiona Stalker
Graeme Houston
Lorna Farrell
Marion Macmillan P T Weir Marian Kenny Donald Macaskill Elizabeth Roper Heather Ann Baxter
Christine Macdonald
Adam Stachura
Owen Hughes
Rab Wilson
Rona Agnew
Carla Kaspar
Steve Kent
Nan Black
Keir McKechnie
Craig Smith
Kathleen Powderly
Dr Patrick Trust
Irene Loudon
Dr Malcolm Maclean
Ming Robertson
Frances Boyle
Hazel Young
Ooi Thye Chong
Catherine Hughes
Anne Hughes
Fiona Robinson
Margaret Coats
Des Quinn
Arlene Byrne
I.J. Tierney
Geraldine McGuigan
Janice Connelly Irene R. Logan
Josie Isles
Dr Jackie Mardon
Anne Marie Diamond
Dr Mary Loudon
Liz Barrie
Gordon Barrie
Dr Sabu James
Greg Halliday
Lynsay Brasington
Lauraine Macdonald
Ruth Lewis
Kay Hildersley
Prof Colin Howie
Paulo Quadros.
Kenny Boyle
Katharine Kilgour
James Sandeman
Claire Stevens
Marion Butchart
Elric Honore
Alex Stobart
Nicola Mills
Margaret Wyllie
Ian Semmons
Karen Hooton
Irene Loudon
Dr Malcolm Maclean
Ming Robertson
Frances Boyle.
David Caulfield
Carole Brown
Joanna McParland
Claire Watson
Claire Headspeath
Dr Kirsty Proctor
Baiiie Soryia Siddique
Isabella Smith
Alex Neil
Hussein Patwa
Marion Brown
Jim McBeth
Peter Gordon
Lorraine Purdie
Stuart McIver
Barbara Melville
Brian Whitters
Jane Ormerod
Jacqui Tweddle
Peter Kearney
Andy Stuart
Mary Teresa Johnson
Marie Steele
Claire Daisley
Miriam smith
Dr Karen Gardiner
Polly Firth,
Dr Elke.loeffler
Alex.Thorburn Cass Macdonald
Fiona Kelly
Helen McDade,
Helen Goss
Dr David Weeks
Kim Dams
Quesir Mahood


Action on Pain UK
ME Action,
Inclusion Scotland
Faces & Voices of Recovery UK
Glasgow Disability Alliance
Scottish Care EDS UK –
Ehlers -
Danlos Support UK
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Scotland
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow
Scottish Mesh Survivors campaign
Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council UK, Fibromyalgia Action UK,
More than Fibro,
Independent Federation of Nurses in Scotland
Cope Scotland RCN, Campaign for a Safe & Accountable NHS in Scotland
Leuchie House respite centre
National Osteoporosis Society
Royal College of General Practitioners
Scottish Neurological Society
Marfan Association Femme Fatigue
Glasgow Caledonian University,
CPG on Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Conditions,
Equality Council ,
STUC, NUJ, Friends of the NHS Centre for Integrative Care.