Priority 15 from the Multiple Conditions in Later Life PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the prevalence and causes of inadequately controlled pain amongst older people living with multiple conditions? (JLA PSP Priority 15)
Overall ranking 15
JLA question ID 0064/15
Explanatory note This came from all forms of respondent. The emphasis here is on pain that is not well controlled currently, questions concerning how to address pain from specific conditions etc were not shortlisted. 

None identified that applied directly to all conditions in the over 85s

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How many older people are living with pain they feel is adequately addressed by their current healthcare? Health professional 'Managing pain when told cant take tablets that help regularly because they might damage kidneys?' Carer 
Submitted by All forms of respondent - Patients, Carers, Health and social care professionals
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0064
PSP name Multiple Conditions in Later Life
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 97  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 24 April 2018