Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia in Leeds; 35 years experience in the management of chronic pain.
Post-traumatic/surgical pain, spinal pain, post amputation pain, complex regional pain syndrome, nerve injury, cancer pain, pelvic pain, headache, musculoskeletal pain. Analgesic drugs, opioids, nerve blocks, spinals, epidurals, spinal drug delivery and psychological management of pain.
I provide expert written and oral evidence in civil (personal injury and clinical negligence) and criminal matters; I have given evidence in fitness to practice cases at the GMC. I have attended Court as an expert witness in England and Eire on more than 30 occasions.
I provide about 350 reports per year of which 75% are personal injury and 25% clinical negligence. I receive instructions on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants; I am instructed as a single joint expert in less than 1% cases.