Roger Knaggs
Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, University of Nottingham and Advanced Pharmacy Practitioner (Pain Management), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Roger completed his pre-registration training in the pharmaceutical industry and hospital pharmacy. He originally came to Nottingham to study for a doctorate in opioid pharmacology where his interest in pain management began.

For nearly ten years, Roger’s main role was to provide a clinical pharmacy service to the Anaesthetics directorate and to contribute to clinical activity of the multidisciplinary Pain Management Service. In September 2011, he was appointed to a new clinical academic position that provides teaching and research opportunities whilst maintaining regular clinical practice.

Roger is chair of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association Pain Management Group. He was co-opted to the Council of The British Pain Society for several years before becoming and elected Council Member in 2011. He represents the Royal Pharmaceutical Society on pain management issues in both online and traditional media, including BBC Regional Radio regular comment.

Roger is a module editor and author for the ePAIN project.