Dr Alexander Nicholson

Palliative care
01642 854938
7 February 2005
Special interests
  • Methadone for cancer pain
  • Neuropathic pain management
  • Development and prospective audit of guidelines
  • Education development
  • 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


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