Ongoing

President Elect The British Pain Society,
April 2015-

Member IASP Committee on Committees, 2014-


Elected Council Member, The British Pain Society, April 2010 –

Member
Specialists International Network in Pain, 2003 - (Past Chairman 2003 -2010).

Chairman of The International Chronic Pelvic Pain Taxonomy Committee. 2003 -

Member of The European Association Urology working party for the development of guidelines for the management of urological pain.
2002 -

Member of the Executive Committee, The International Association for the Study of Pain’s Special Interest Group on Pain of Urologic Origin. 1998 - (Past Chairman 2001-2005)

Past

Chairman NHS England Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Pain Services, January 2012-April 2015

Honorary Treasurer, The British Pain Society,
April 2013-April 2015

Department Lead of UCL Hospital's NHS Foundation Trust Pain Management Centre . 2010-2013

Chairman BPS Pain Patient Pathway Maps Committee,
April 2010 –2013

Chairman BPS Education Committee
, April 2010-2011

Joint principle organiser. Pain management issues in the vulnerable patient
October 2011

Joint principle organiser. Crises in pain management. September 2011

Joint principle organiser. Pain and primary care meeting. Pain Subsection RSM. March 2011

Joint organiser. Sickle cell related pain meeting.
Pain Subsection RSM. November 2010.

Joint organiser.
From lab to patient - The facial pain journey. March 2010.

Chairman and joint organiser. Pelvic floor muscles and pelvic pain. A joint international meeting between the NHNN PMC and Dr. Glazer's Urogenital Pain Team. March 2010.

Joint Organiser. Ouch that hurts - Acute pain in children.
Pain Subsection RSM. November 2009

Chairman and Joint organiser. Inaugural meeting of the Pain Medicine Subsection, RSM.
March 2009.

Vice-President, The Pain Subsection, The Royal Society of Medicine. March 2009-Sept 2010. Responsible and key in setting up the Pain Subsection.

Chairman and Joint organiser. Pain Medicine, concepts and developments.
Section of Anaesthesia of the RSM, Joint meeting with the Department of Health, The Grand Cayman Islands. February 2009.

Chairman and joint organiser. Psychiatry and the Pain Patient.
The Section of Anaesthesia, RSM, October 2008.

Chairman and joint organiser. Pain from torture, organised violence and war. The Section of Anaesthesia, RSM, March 2008.

Chairman and joint organiser meeting.
Update on Urogenital Pain – current issues and controversies. Official Satellite meeting of IASP’s 12th World Congress on Pain, in collaboration with PUGO. Glasgow 2008.

Pain Medicine - Multidisciplinary evidence based education and patient care.
Section of Anaesthesia of the RSM. Sept 2007.

Chairman and joint organiser. Joint Meeting of The Bosnian Pain Society, Section of Anaesthesia of the RSM and SPIN. Sarajevo, November 2007.

Chairman and joint organiser meeting – Global update on pain (III). Joint meeting between: The Research Foundation for India, SPIN and the RSM. India November 2006.

Chairman and joint organiser meeting – Urogenital pain.
Joint meeting between PUGO, Section of Anaesthesia of the RSM, BSSVD. March 2006.

Chairman and joint organiser meeting – Progress in Pain treatment.
Section of Anaesthesia of the RSM, SPIN and The Polish Pain Society. Poland, October 2005.

Royal College of Anaesthetists, Regional Educational Advisor for Pain Medicine – North Thames (Central)
2003 – 2009. Became Royal College of Anaesthetists, Regional Educational Advisor for Pain Medicine – North Thames 2009-2010.

Pain in sports medicine.
March 2005. Joint meeting between Anaesthetic and Sports Sections of the RSM.

Chairman and joint organiser meeting – Traditional and Innovative Approaches to Pain.
Sienna, September 2004. In association with the RSM and SPIN.

Chairman RSM meeting - Pain Management for Primary Care.
In association with the RSM and SPIN. March 2004.

Chairman and organiser meeting – Fighting pain the real story. Meeting for primary care.
Metropole, November 2003.

Chairman and organiser of Urogenital Pain Session at The Canadian Pain Society. May 2003.

Member of the Council of the Anaesthetic Section of the RSM
– Responsible for organising their biannual pain meetings. 2001 - 2010

Member of the RSM planning committee chaired by Dr J Scadding, Associate Dean RSM – Bench to Bedside: Neuropathic Pain. 2003-5. Meeting Jan 2005

Chairman Specialists International Network in Pain.
Co-ordinator of their international Pain Meetings. 2003 -2010.

Member working committee on international guidelines for the management of interstitial cystitis. The International Continence Society 2003- 2006

Pre-gabalin study UK clinical lead investigator MREC 01/1/77
(A 13 week, randomised, double-blind, multicentre, placebo-controlled study of pre-gabalin twice a day (BID) in the treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia) and MREC 01/1/78 (An open-label extension safety and efficacy study of pregabalin in patients with postherpetic Neuralgia).

Invited reviewer of: The European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products, Note for Guidance on Clinical Investigation of Medicinal Products for the Treatment of Pain. European Union Guidelines, 2002.

Chairman and organiser of session: Principles of Pain Management in Male Pelvic Pain. 2
nd World Congress of Men’s Health. Vienna, October 25-27th 2002.

Co-organiser: Romanian Meeting on Acute and Chronic Pain Management, a joint meeting with the RSM.
Cluj, Romania, 26-28th September 2002

Chairman and organiser of meeting.
Pain associated with diabetes. May 20th 2002. In association with The Anaesthetic Division of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Member of : The National Specialised Services Definitions working party for Specialised Pain Management Services. 2001-2002.

Chairman of PUGO, IASP Special Interest Group in Uro-genital Pain.
2001-2005

Member of the Board
for The section of Anaesthesia, The Royal Society of Medicine. 2001-2010.

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting. Pain of Urogenital Origin, September 2001. In association with The Anaesthetic Division of The Royal Society of Medicine and PUGO, SIG of IASP. The Royal Society of Medicine

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting. Spinal Injury related Pain. April 2001. In association with The Anaesthetic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Member of Editorial Board – Pain Reviews. 2000-2004

Referee European Journal of Anaesthesiology.
2000-2004

Member European Team for the taxonomy of neuropathic pain.
1999-2002.

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting. Pain Management 2000 and beyond. September 2000. In association with The Anaesthetic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting.
An overview of the management of pain associated with cancer. April 2000. In association with The Anaesthetic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Editor and contributor. Doctor on Line - The national version of P.A.R.I.S. (Patient information leaflets) 1999-2002

Member of the Anglio-American Neuropathic Pain Educational Inititive.
August 1999

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting. New directions in the management of neuropathic pain. The Royal Society of Medicine. June 1999

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting.
Upper limb pain. September 1999. In association with The Anaesthetic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Chairman elect of PUGO, IASP Special Interest Group in Uro-genital Pain.
1998 – 2001

Chairman and Organiser of Meeting. Head and Neck Pain. September 1998. In association with The Anaesthetic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.


Editor and Compiler of University College London Hospitals Pain Management Directory 1997.


Chairman and Organiser of Meeting.
Urogenital Pain. September 1997. In association with The Anaesthetic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Chairman and Co-organiser of Meeting. Renal and Bladder Pain. The Institute of Urology and Nephrology and UCLHs Pain Management Centre. September 1996.

Contributing Author -The Medical Book in association with the NHS Trust Federation.
When and why a G.P. should prescribe Pain Killers. 1996.

Expert referee for the Anaesthetic section of the British Journal of Hospital Medicine - Chronic Pain. 1996 - 2000

Expert Analyst, The Pain Medicine Journal Club Journal, 1995 – 1999.

Contributing Author for Reader's Digest Series: Health and Healing the Natural Way - Managing Pain. Two chapters. Chest and Abdominal Pain. Pain relief for female and male complaints. 1996.

Chairman and Co-organiser of Lecture Session and Workshop. Sensory Testing. April 1996. The Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting - Llandudno.

Chairman and Co-organiser of Meeting. Psycho-physical Measurement in Health and Disease. March 1996. In association with The Measurement in Medicine Section of The Royal Society of Medicine. The Royal Society of Medicine.

Member Service Configuration Work Force. UCL Hospitals, 1995.

Chairman of a meeting on Pain Investigation Technology.
April 1995. Satellite meeting - Pain Society Annual Meeting Eastborn.

Member of Ethics and Law Discussion Group,
UCL Hospitals 1995 -96

Editorial Board. The Pain Medicine Journal Club Journal. Raven Press. 1995 – 1999.

Referee for the journal Pain - 1992, 1995.

Referee for the journal Analgesia.
1995.

Chairman of UCL Hospital's Pain Management Centre 1994 - 2000

Advisor to the Medical Department of Dillons the Bookstore, Gower Street. Advice given on the setting up of a pain section at the store, 1993.

Scheme for Polish anaesthetists to visit England. In association with Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and ICU, Medical Academy of Warsaw. Funding from the W.F.S.A. 1991. Funding from Portex Limited 1993.

Member of Congress Secretariat - 8th. European Congress of Anaesthesiology, Warsaw, 1990.