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Dr Karen H Simpson

Joint Editor

Dr Karen H Simpson is a consultant in anaesthesia and pain medicine, Leeds, UK

Dr Karen H Simpson has been a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Leeds, UK since 1987. Since then she has also maintained an interest in palliative medicine; she is an Honorary Consultant at St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.

Dr Simpson was a founding member of the Leeds Pallium Research Group. She was a Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) examiner for 12 years. She is now a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Royal College of Anaesthetists (FFPMRCA) examiner. She was an active member of the British Pain Society and was Secretary of the society from 2002-2004. She was Regional Adviser in Pain Medicine from 2003-2007 and remains involved in the work of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the RCA.

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