Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote during the 2022 FPM Board Elections. We received five applications for one vacancy to the Board and the results have been confirmed and independently verified.
We are pleased to announce that Dr Sarah Love-Jones has been elected to the Board of the Faculty of Pain Medicine. Dr Love-Jones will commence her six year term at the Board meeting on 10 March 2023. We hope you will join us in congratulating Dr Love-Jones, we look forward to working with her. Dr Love-Jones' election statement can be found below.
The full results of the election can be accessed via this link.
We would like to thank the candidates who were unsuccessful on this occasion for their support of the Faculty and we hope you will stand again in the future.
LOVE-JONES, Sarah - Southmead Hospital, Bristol
nominated by Dr Gaurav Chhabra; Dr Arun Bhaskar
Q1: What experience do you have in local, regional and national committees, projects and initiatives?
- I have recently completed 2 terms of elected Council member for the British Pain Society.
- I am active in the NICE interventional procedures program.
- I have previously advised on the NICE guidelines ‘Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence in women’ guidelines as pain advisor.
- I have previously been scientific advisor for NSUKI (Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland)
- I am an examiner and founder of the European Diploma in Pain Medicine for ESRA (European Society of Regional Anaesthesia)
- I am active in Pain research within my trust, currently Principal Investigator for 4 clinical trials
- I am clinical specialty lead in the pain clinic at North Bristol NHS trust.
Q2: What would you aim to do if elected to the Board?
I aim to be an enthusiastic and active member of the Board, contributing to the Faculty with both written material and on committees and working groups. I will be very happy to represent the Faculty at external meetings and to become the responsible officer for a consultation process. I have experience in all these during my time on Council for the British pain society and advising NICE on pain matters.