Professor Paul Cameron



Queen Margaret Hospital, Scotland, UK

Professor Paul Cameron qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in Edinburgh, followed with postgraduate qualifications in Pain, Orthopaedic Medicine, and Organisational Change in Healthcare before completing his PhD (Medicine) at the University of Dundee, U.K, and currently studying an LLM in Medical Law. He is the current Specialty Advisor to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland, former National Lead Clinician, and National Coordinator, for Chronic Pain with the Scottish Government.  

Paul is the Head of the NHS Fife Pain Service in Scotland, visiting Professor at the School of Medicine, Cardiff University, and National Advisory Committee member for the Scottish Government. He is actively involved in research as Chief/Principal Investigator on a number of research grants including the CSO-funded SUSSED Trial, and has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers as well as internationally recognised guidelines including; SIGN 136 ‘Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care’, U.K.’s Faculty of Pain Medicine ‘Core Standards for Pain Management Services in the U.K.’, Scottish Government’s ‘Guideline on the Management of Pain in Children and Young People’ and ‘Quality Prescribing Strategy for Chronic Pain’.

He was also a recent co-author on a seminal paper on the use of the new ICD-11 coding for chronic pain in the leading PAIN Journal and he regularly presents at international and national conferences and his speaking commitments have included the House of Lords, the Welsh Assembly, the EU Commission, and the 2020 German EU Presidency.  

Last updated 18:25 7.09.2020