Centre for Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine


Dr Natasha Curran FRCA

Consultant in Anaesthesia & Chronic Pain Medicine (Urogenital and General)

Pain Medicine (General + Urogenital) and Anaesthesia

Abdomino-Pelvic Pain Medicine

Simulation Based Training

Medical Leadership in the NHS


Selected Publications

Abdominopelvic pain syndromes. Rea W, Currran N. Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain. BJA. May 2014.

Chronic pain after surgery: pathophysiology, risk factors and prevention. Reddi D, Curran N. Postgrad Med J 2014;0:1-6

Preoperative pain scores do not predict morphine requirements or pain scores following laparoscopy for endometriosis. Chatten K, Holding J, Smart S, Curran N, Almadi B, Brandner B. Poster at 14th World Congress in Pain, Milan, August 2012.

The effectiveness of specialised pain management programmes: Benchmarking against published outcomes for general pain management programme. Edwards S…Curran N. Poster at the British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Liverpool, 2014

Diagnosis and management of haemorrhagic and septic shock. Cormack C, Curran. In Acute Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy Eds Jurkovic D, Farquharson R. RCOG Bookshop, 2011.

Emerging therapies and novel approaches to visceral pain. Wesselmann U, Baranowski A, Börjesson M, Curran N, Czakanski P Giamberardino M, Ness T, Robbins M, Traub R. Drug Discovery Today: Therapeutic Strategies. Drug Discov Today Ther Strateg. 2009 AUTUMN; 6(3): 89-95.

Urogenital Pain in Men. Curran N. In Pain News, Winter 2008.

Epidemiology. Curran N, Baranowski A. In Visceral Pain: Current understanding, emerging therapies and novel approaches to drug discovery. 1st Ed.; Wesselmann U, Ed: Dekker: New York. In Press

Pharmacological diagnostic tests. Baranowski A, Curran N. In Practice & Procedures , Clinical Pain Management. 2nd Edition. Lead Ed.; A Rice: Hodder Arnold 2008

Initial assessment in the Pain Management Centre. Curran N. In Urogenital Pain. 1st Ed.; Baranowski A, Ed: Dekker: New York. Dec 2007

Selective effects of ketamine on regions subserved by the frontal cortex. Pine A, Curran N, Brandner B, Morgan C, Rogers R, Curran H. Journal of Psychopharmacology 2006, 20, A52, TB21. ISSN: 0269-8811

Dysfonction gastro-intestinale postoperatoire: epidemiologie et traitement. Mythen MG, Curran N. Praticien en Anesthesie Reanimation 2006; 10(3): 166-172

Should 22G spinal needles for accessing the subarachnoid space be banned? Barker H, Curran N. Hosp Med. 2005 Oct; 66(10): 600

Patient-controlled analgesia: does one regimen fit all? Curran N. Hosp Med. 2005 Aug; 66(8): 492

Chronic pain following trauma. Curran N, Brandner B. Trauma 2005 Jul 7(3): 123-131


My Pain summary talk Dec 2016

My Guardian podcast with Prof John Wood

Address Anaesthetics Department
Podium 3, Maple Link corridor
University College Hospital
235 Euston Road
Phone 02034484776 - Pain Medicine