Pain Management and Research Fellowship

Develop your knowledge of acute and chronic pain management, learn interventional pain management techniques and be part of an active research department

About this fellowship

Supervisor: Dr John Williams, Lead Clinician for Pain Management

Length: Six month post, extendable to two years subject to satisfactory internal review

Eligibility: Open to all post-fellowship anaesthetic ST7 registrars who wish to develop a further interest in pain management and research

Time commitment: The post will include pain research work, clinical work within the pain team, pain clinic experience, access to pain clinics in other trusts, and an additional on-call commitment based in Sutton. This would add up to an average 48-hour week

Opportunities: Specific opportunities include, but are not limited to, those described in the job description, and as below:

  • Attend pain control ward rounds and outpatient clinics and lead discussions about the patient’s diagnosis and treatment options, including research-based treatments
  • Be involved in education for pain clinic nursing staff
  • Involvement in the pain research/Clinical Database to introduce and evaluate the database in clinical practice
  • Recruit to an RCT evaluating the implementation of a new pain pathway for patients undergoing major abdominal surgery

For more details, please contact the Fellowships team on fellowships@rmh.nhs.uk