Headache impacts upon the lives of 20 per cent of adults and four per cent of the population have headache on more than 15 days each months. Dr David Kernick led a three year priority in this field.
Please find below a range of headache resources.
School policy guidelines
This document published in 2011 aims to highlight the impact of headache in school children and provide an example of a simple school policy that can be introduced to reduce this impact.
Although it is directed at students aged between 11 and 16, it is equally applicable to all students between five and 17 years.
School policy guidelines for school students with migraine and troublesome headache
Mangement of migraine
Guidelines for all healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and management of migraine, tension-type, cluster and medication-overuse headache
Guidelines on the management of migraine
Practitioner with a special interest
Guidance and competences for the provision of services using practitioners with a special interest in headache.
Practitioner with a special interest: headache