Dr John Hughes
MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
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 he developed a special interest in chronic abdominal and pelvic pain and became a full time pain consultant in 2014.
His non clinical interests include introducing pain to the undergraduate curriculum for phase 1 medical students at Durham University and he was one of the original RAPM’s, going on to be chair and then co-opted to the Training and Assessment Committee. He was a member from 2013 to 2015 and later became Chair of the Clinical Reference Group Specialised Pain Services NHSE from 2015 2019.
Has been Chair of Pain of Urogenital Origin (PUGO), a SIG of the IASP renamed SIG of Abdominal and Pelvic Pain and a Member of the IASP Education Working Group. He is currently a member of the European Association of Urology Chronic Pelvic Pain Working group and chair of the BPS/MoM Chronic Pelvic Pain Patient Pathway working group.
He was elected to the board of FPM 2013, Vice Dean between 2017- 2019 and Dean from 2019-2021.
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, none in last 5 years
Consultancy agreement with Bayer Aktiengesellschaft for ERG membership of a non product project. There will be a financial benefit for the work undertaken.