Who's involved

The leading experts in chronic pain management in Bristol and Bath are involved in the team. The HIT is made up of:

  • Nick Ambler, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Pain Management Programme, North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT)
  • Peter Brook, Consultant, Clinical Lead, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol) and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD)
  • Jonathan Brooks, CRiCBristol Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol (UoB)
  • Jacqui Clinch, Consultant, UHBristol and RNHRD, National Clinical Reference Group for Pain, SW Senate for Highly Specialised Pain Services
  • Hannah Connell, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead, RNHRD
  • Fiona Cramp, Director of Postgraduate Research Studies and Associate Professor of Musculoskeletal Health UWE, Clinical Researcher UHBristol and RNHRD
  • Christopher Eccleston, Professor of Pain Research, University of Bath
  • Jeremy Gauntlett‐Gilbert, Clinical Psychologist, RNHRD
  • Peter Gladwell, Pain Specialist Physiotherapist, NBT
  • Rachael Gooberman‐Hill, Senior Research Fellow, UoB, Clinical Researcher NBT
  • Debbie Hart, NHS England and Local Area Team representative who deals with national commissioning of specialised pain services
  • Steve Hill, Consultant, Clinical Lead, RUH
  • William Hollingworth, Professor of Health Economics, UoB
  • Brian Hanratty, GP and Bristol CCG pain lead
  • Jenny Lewis, Senior Clinical Research OT, RNHRD and Research Fellow, UWE
  • Sarah Love‐Jones, Consultant, NBT
  • Elsa Marques, Health Economist, University of Bristol
  • Candy McCabe, Professor of Nursing and Pain Sciences, UWE and Nurse Consultant, RNHRD
  • Jan Melichar, Consultant, AWP and UoB
  • Janine Mendham, Consultant, Clinical Lead, North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT)
  • Mike Osborn, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Pain Management Programme, RUH
  • Tony Pickering, Wellcome Senior Clinical Research Fellow UoB, Consultant, UHBristol
  • Cathy Stannard, Consultant, NBT
  • Ailie Turton, Senior Research Fellow, UWE stroke pain
  • Babs Williams, Head of Service Redesign, SW CSU, Bristol CCG
  • David Wynick, Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol and UHBristol
  • Patient representatives Amanda Kitch, Diane Brook, Rob Hemmings
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