Paul Farquhar-Smith
Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Paul Farquhar-Smith has been a Consultant in Pain, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care for over 11 years and he is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine.

Paul works in chronic cancer pain in liaison with palliative care, offering invasive analgesic techniques. A major interest is pain in cancer survivors such as chronic pain after surgery and chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain.

He has written in reference textbooks and in the British Pain Society guidelines for cancer pain and has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject.

He is currently section editor of Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care and is co-chair of the British Pain Society and the Association for Palliative Medicine joint working group in Pain in Cancer Patients.

Paul is currently investigating chemotherapy-induced neuropathy and looking at chronic pain after different types of reconstructive surgery for breast cancer.

Paul is a module editor with the ePAIN project.