Educational Meetings


Dr Karen H Simpson is an experienced public speaker; she has presented at more than 30 international and 100 national meetings. She has lectured and given seminars/webinars to medical and legal audiences on aspects of pain management and medico-legal practice. She is available for educational events, by arrangement.

Dr Karen H Simpson is a co-director of the Leeds Pain Intervention Cadaver Workshop that began in 2008. This established Leeds as a National Centre for Education in spinal interventions. She worked with two colleagues in setting up this annual course. We published a textbook to support this course in 2012. Examples of presentations by Dr Simpson include:-


5 day Lecture Tour in Sweden 2006

Pain Management in the Elderly for the European Week Against Pain

Stockholm, Umea, Gothenburg, Linkoping and Malmo


Pain Master Class for Pain Specialists 2009

Pain after Trauma and Surgery



National Medico-legal Study Day 2011

Chronic Pain and Medico-legal issues – Whiplash



British Pain Society 2011

Neuropathic mechanisms in pain



Chronic Pain – A Medico-legal Evening 2011

Pankaj Madan and K H Simpson



The Role of the Medico-Legal Expert 2012

KH Simpson and T Johnson

Northern Pain Group Meeting




Text Box: Dr Karen H Simpson FRCA FFPMRCA
Pain Expert

Contact Details              


Practice Manager: Mrs Liz Almond

Tel: 00 44 (0)113 2693939-8-2439

Fax: 00 44 (0)113 2185980 



Consulting Rooms  


Spire Leeds Hospital        

Jackson Avenue


Dr Karen H Simpson