Dr Alexander Nicholson

Speciality
Palliative care
Telephone
01642 854938
Appointed
7 February 2005
Special interests
  • Methadone for cancer pain
  • Neuropathic pain management
  • Development and prospective audit of guidelines
  • Education development
Training
  • Graduated Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1993
  • Initially trained in General Practice with posts in North East England and in the Outer Hebrides before entering Partnership in Northumberland in 1998
  • Later moved to St Benedict's Hospice in Sunderland and decided on a career change to Palliative Medicine
  • After General Medicine training at RVI and Freeman Hospital, appointed to Higher Specialist Training Programme for Palliative Medicine in West Midlands Deanery rotating between Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and Birmingham
Additional information
  • Visiting Fellow, University of Teesside School of Health and Social Care
  • Palliative Care Lead Clinician, North of England Cancer Network 2009-2011

Timetable

AM PM
Monday Ward consultations James Cook Ward consultations James Cook
Tuesday Ward consultations James Cook Locality SPCT MDT
Wednesday
Thursday Ward consultations James Cook Ward consultations James Cook / clinical lead
Friday Symptom control clinic James Cook Ward consultations James Cook