Dr John Hughes

Dr John Hughes
Co-opted member of Council representing the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Qualifications

MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA

Term of office on Council

2019

Hospital

The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Biography 

John Hughes trained in London and the South East, Baltimore and Newcastle before becoming a consultant at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

Over the years developed a special interest in chronic abdominal and pelvic pain and became a full time pain consultant in 2014.

Non clinical interests include introducing pain to the undergraduate curriculum for phase 1 medical students at Durham University and was one of the original RAPM’s going on to be chair and co-opted to the Training and Assessment Committee.

Was a member (2013-15) and later Chair of the Clinical Reference Group Specialised Pain Services NHSE 2015-19.

Has been Chair of PUGO (Pain of Urogenital Origin) a SIG of the IASP renamed SIG of Abdominal and Pelvic Pain. Member of the IASP Education Working Group. Current member of the European Association of Urology Chronic Pelvic Pain Working group. Chair if the BPS/MoM Chronic Pelvic Pain Patient Pathway working group.

Elected to the board of FPM 2013, Vice Dean 2017-19, Dean 2019-20.

Register of Interests

  • Chair of the Clinical Reference Group Specialised Pain Services NHSE 2015-19
  • Current member of the European Association of Urology Chronic Pelvic Pain Working group (2006-date)
  • Past commercial (pharmaceutical industry multiple companies) sponsorship for travel and meetings, non in last 5 years.