Resources for Health Care Professionals
Opioid Management in Chronic Non-Malignant Pain
In this video, Dr Bernhard Frank provides an overview of opioid tapering and cessation for GPs and non-medical prescribing pharmacists.
Introduction to the Behavioural Intervention for Opioid Reduction study and principles of Behaviour Change
This video describes the principles of behaviour change models, and how these are used across 6 sessions in the BIOR study to support patients who will be tapering their opioids.
The development of the BIOR study methods: How does the COM-B model help us to understand changing behaviours?
This video describes the COM-B model in more detail and demonstrates how it is used to identify behaviours that can be changed and support patients in changing these behaviours.
Useful techniques in delivering behaviour change interventions
This resource describes some motivational interviewing techniques that can be used to support patients in changing their behaviour.