FPM Best Free Paper Award Awarded for original work judged to be the best contribution to the FPM free papers session at the ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting. The prize takes the form of a certificate and a grant for educational or research purposes and is awarded at the FPM annual general meeting. Dr Megan Allen was awarded the 2021 Best Free paper for 'Opioid stewardship assessment a multicentre study of post discharge opioid use and handling in surgical patients'. Eligibility criteria The session is open to all delegates attending the ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting, of which the FPM Symposium is a satellite meeting. Past recipients Year Name Paper title Region 2022 Associate Professor Meredith Craigie Improving the quality and consistency of Australian health professionals' knowledge and skills in contemporary pain care SA 2021 Dr Megan Allen Opioid stewardship assessment a multicentre study of post discharge opioid use and handling in surgical patients Vic 2019 Dr Sau Ching Stanley Wong The effect of total intravenous anaesthesia with propofol on postoperative pain after third molar surgery Hong Kong 2018 Dr Daniel Chiang The prevalance and risk factors associated with persistent pain after breast cancer treatment New Zealand 2017 Dr Paul Wrigley New evidence for preserved somatosensory pathways in people with complete spinal cord injury: a fMRI study NSW 2016 Associate Professor Phillip Peyton Reduction of chronic post-surgical pain with ketamine (ROCKet) pilot trial Vic 2015 Dr Luke Arthur 60,000+ years and 12 papers: a systematic review of pain assessment, experience and management in aboriginal Australian peoples. 2014 Dr Sumitra Bakshi ReSOnS trial - REctus Sheath block for postoperative analgesia in gynaeco-Onco Surgical patients – a double blinded randomized controlled trial 2013 Associate Professor David Champion Genetic influences and associations of common idiopathic/functional pain syndromes of childhood: Evidence from twin family case-control studies. 2012 Dr Sarika Kumar Total and free ropivacaine drug levels during continuous transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block for postoperative analgesia after abdominal surgery: A pilot study. 2011 Dr Allyson Browne Screening for acute factors that predict pain post trauma: A pilot study.