Program tackles chronic pain

NANAIMO: Taking control of chronic pain is the topic of a public information session Wednesday (Nov. 21).

Taking control of chronic pain is the topic of a public information session Wednesday (Nov. 21) at the downtown Nanaimo branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

Guest speakers include Dr. Alan Berkman, Joan MacKinnon and Susan Schellinck, of the pain program at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. A question and answer period follows the presentation.

The session runs from 5:30-8 p.m. on the second floor of the library, 90 Commercial St.

For more information on the Vancouver Islad Health Authority pain program, please go to www.viha.ca/pain_program.