Nicholas Padfield

Consultant pain medicine


  • co author and editor Pain Clinic Manual 1st and 2nd edition (awarded a British Medical Association prize – highly commended 2004)
  • editor and part author total ntravenous anaesthesia. Reviewer of national and international journals and books
  • past treasurer of Neuromodulation Society UK and Ireland
  • past joint chairman of the Special Interest Group (British Pain Society) Neuromodulation
  • organiser and chair of pain symposia, medico-legal symposia
  • lectured and taught in French and Italian
  • lead for clinical governance, pain medicine.

Education and training

  • Winchester College

  • King's college London University

  • South East Thames anaesthetic specialist training

Research interests

  • pulsed radiofrequency treatment for neuropathic pain

  • epiducer feasibility study for introduction of multiple lead arrays in neuromodulation

  • low dose immunoglobulin trial for treatment in CRPS – principle investigator St Thomas' site (MRC funded trial)

Last updated: April 2022

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