Dr Jonathan Rajan

Consultant in Pain Medicine Mb CHB BSc (Hons) FRCA FFPMRCA PGCERT (Med Ed)

Dr Rajan qualified in 2006 from Edinburgh University and has trained in Edinburgh, London and the North West. His NHS post is as a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia where has practised since 2015.

Dr Rajan’s consultant practice involves conducting a range of interdisciplinary pain medicine clinics with interventional practice including radiofrequency, coeliac plexus blocks, nerve root blocks and epidurals. He works assessing both secondary and tertiary pain medicine referrals I work as an integral part of an interdisciplinary pain management team, aiming to maximise patient involvement and satisfaction. Dr Rajan has an interest in metabolic medicine patients with chronic pain (working in one of only 2 national centres that specialise in such disease) and have lectured to both specialist groups and patient groups on the subject of chronic pain in metabolic disease regionally. I conduct acute pain ward rounds and see both chronic and cancer pain patients.

Dr Rajan has spearheaded various projects as a consultant aimed at raising the standard of pain training as well as maximising engagement with the public. He is the Head of the Essential Pain Medicine steering group for Manchester University and has developed the first multicentre structured pain teaching, for undergraduates, in the North West region. Dr Rajan has co-authored national guidance on best practice for spinal interventions for the British Pain Society.

Dr Rajan has experience of pain management rehabilitation following or as part of a medicolegal claim for personal injury. He has attended the Bond Solon expert witness course and offer expert witness medicolegal reports for personal injury cases involving chronic pain.

Steven Barratt

Highly Specialist Chronic Pain Physiotherapist.

Steve qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2008 from the University of Salford, where he then gained his Advancing Physiotherapy MSc (Hons) with distinction in 2016. Steve plays an active role within the centre’s Pain Management Programme at Salford Royal Foundation Trust and completed his MSc Research Project on the benefits of Therapeutic Pain Education for patients with chronic pain and catastrophizing.

Claire Lowe

Medico Legal secretary

Claire studied law at Nottingham Trent University and then qualified as a solicitor. Claire has worked as a personal injury solicitor for 17 years and since having her 2 children, has worked as a medical secretary within the NHS for the past 2 years.

Penny Clarke

Medical Secretary

Penny Clarke has been a medical secretary for many years in the north-west region.

Her friendly efficient manner it’s always loved by patients and refer us a like.

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