About us

PAIN SUPPORT JERSEY IS A SMALL CHARITY MAKING A BIG DIFFERENCE

OUR PATRON
Dr Karen Kyd, the wife of the Lieutenant Governor, his Excellency Rear Admiral Jerry Kyd is patron of Pain Support Jersey.
OUR MISSION

Guide people in pain and promote the understanding of pain in the community.

 

WHO WE ARE

Pain Support Jersey is a charity run by and for persistent pain sufferers, offering practical help friendship and encouragement.

Our sessions are led by pain specialists from the Pain Service at Edith Quenault Health & Wellbeing Centre

We are a non-profit organisation (NPO No 0732)

Member of the Association of Jersey Charities No 370

Jersey Charity Commissioner - Registered Charity No 8

 

OUR TRUSTEES

Chairman: Dr Chad Taylor

Vice Chair: Jennie Langlois

Secretary: Sandra Burt

Treasurer: Becky Sprent

Additional Committee Members

Heidi Crossley

Sue Le Marchand

Abi Taylor

Rosy O'Doherty

 

 

 

HOW IT ALL STARTED

History of the charity

 

 

Our gentle exercise sessions are now on YouTube

Why not join in?

Gentle exercise for flare ups.

Guide to Managing Persistent Pain at Home  

  

WHAT WE DO

Gentle exercise 

Mindfulness 

Hydrotherapy & Sea Swimming

Vocational activities

Choral Singing

Educational talks

Social events

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WHO CAN BENEFIT

Anyone who has persistent pain, which is pain that has lasted for more than three months.

It may stem from arthritis, fibromyalgia, surgery, injuries and many other causes.

 

You don’t need a referral from your doctor but we do recommend that you seek medical advice before joining in the physical activities.

 

WHERE WE MEET

Tuesday: Millbrook Park 10-10.45 or 11-11.45 Meet at the Bandstand - Gentle exercise session

Tuesday: St Clement's Parish Hall 10-10.30 - seated exercise session for those with reduced mobility 

Tuesday: St Clement's Parish Hall 11-12 - Craft and Chat group, all members welcome

First Tuesday of the month Oct - May - PSJ Cafe at St Clement's Parish Hall 10-12.30pm Pop in for a chat and a cuppa! 

Hydrotherapy sessions are offered twice a week at the hospital pool but spaces are limited to those who have been pre-approved by the Pain Clinic and must be

pre-booked with the hospital. Please call on Tuesday mornings after 9am to book a place. Tel: 442065

Thursday: St Brelade's Bay Sea Swimming Group - 'The Chilly Dippers' 10.30 (weather permitting)

Friday: Millbrook Park 10-10.45 or 11-11.45 Meet at the Bandstand - Gentle exercise session

 

  

FEES

Membership costs just £25 p/a. 

 

All exercise sessions, courses and activities are FREE for members (excludes meals and refreshments at social events.) 

Please get in touch by phone, email, the website or post

View our contact details


Visit our Facebook page on painsupportjerseycharity

Documents for Download

Membership Form 

NEWSLETTERS

 

 

27 Feb 2024 Exercise session Millbrook Park

10:00am - 27 February

Gentle exercise with Mike & Orla

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Donation to Storm Ciaran St Clement's Emergency Fund

08 November, 2023

At PSJ we think of St Clement as our 'home' parish as we use the parish hall for so many…

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