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  • Dr Adrian Tookman is a Palliative Medicine Specialist. He qualified in 1976 and was appointed, in 1985, as a Palliative Medicine Consultant to the Royal Free Hospital and Medical Director of the Marie Curie Hospice Hampstead. He was appointed as Medical Director to the Royal Free Hospital 2005 – 2009. He retired from the NHS in 2013 and continued...
    June 28 2021
  • You can now find all of our opioid reviews in one place, find them on our website here. 
    June 15 2021
  • We have received the latest data on Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Review Group Cochrane Reviews used to inform clinical guidelines published between 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2021.Total of 217 individual PaPaS Reviews have informed 128 guidelines.Summary of NICE & SIGN Guideline data81 reviews in: 10 guidelines (9 NICE; 1...
    June 1 2021
  • Nick is a consultant paediatrician in rheumatology and chronic pain. He has specialised in setting up innovative, accessible and responsive services which have included a regional service and network for young people with chronic pain in Oxford for Thames Valley and since 2014 he has established a network for an 8 million population in South East...
    May 26 2021
  • This new review, Single-dose intravenous ketorolac for acute postoperative pain in adults, was published in May 2021. We produced a blogshot as part of the dissemination plan. Link to the full review here. 
    May 25 2021
  • Dr Sarah Yardley, BM PGCertClinEd MA PhD MRCP MAcadMEd is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London. Sarah's research expertise is in qualitative methodologies,...
    May 17 2021
  • Pete Cole is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Oxford. After 30 years as a doctor and 20 as a Consultant Dr Cole has gained extensive experience in managing patients with a wide range of chronic pain conditions. His areas of special interest are in the management of low back and leg pain, neuropathic (nerve) pain which...
    May 11 2021
  • Dr Alessandro Chiarotto works as a researcher at the Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, and at the Department of Health Sciences, VU University in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. He has a background in physiotherapy and clinical epidemiology; during his PhD, he lead an international initiative to develop...
    April 26 2021
  • Optimal methods for the use of ‘pain’ as an outcome in systematic reviews of postoperative pain managementPain is a common primary or secondary outcome in systematic reviews of perioperative anaesthesia and postoperative care. How methods are applied and outcomes are managed varies substantially across published reviews and this can create...
    April 26 2021
  • Dr Hayley Barnes is a Respiratory and Sleep Physician at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, with an interest in end-stage lung disease and symptom management. Dr Barnes has a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) from Monash University, a Master of Public Health (University of Newcastle), and is currently completing a PhD in interstitial...
    April 21 2021

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