Dr Lorraine De Gray

Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist


Year qualified:1989


Personal profile

Dr Lorraine de Gray qualified in 1989.  She underwent specialist anaesthetic training in East Anglia, including a year as a Pain Fellow in Norwich and Ipswich.  She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and of the Faculty of Pain Medicine. She was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust in 2005. In 2007 she took up a second Consultant appointment in Kings Lynn, where she was instrumental in setting up and developing a multi-disciplinary pain service for which she continues to be the Lead Clinician to date.  She is a keen advocate of a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management, and is proficient in a broad range of pain intervention techniques as well as acupuncture.

Dr Lorraine de Gray is a Masters graduate from Northumbria University in Medical Law (LLM).  She is a member of the British Pain Society and the International Society for the Study of Pain, for which she was a committee member for the Legal Interest group from 2007 to 2009.  She was Treasurer for the Anglian Pain Society from 2006 to 2010, and is currently Regional Pain Advisor for the Anglia region, responsible for overseeing the training in pain medicine for doctors in East Anglia on behalf of the Faculty of Pain Medicine for the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Professional Membership

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

  •  Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic back and neck pain, sciatica

  • Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

  • Chronic pelvic pain

  • Rehabilitation of personal injury claimants

  • Medical law

  • Back to work programmes

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