Name

Richard Berman

Job title

Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer

Email Address

christina.taylor@christie.nhs.uk

Phone number

0161 446 3559

Fax number

0161 446 8009

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCGP, FRCP

Specialities

Supportive and palliative care

Started at The Christie (Year)

2002

Responsibilities

  • Head of patient experience

Professional biography

Dr Berman graduated in medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School (University of London) in 1996. He initially trained as a GP and became a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 2001. However, as a GP he developed a real interest in palliative and supportive care, so left general practice and enrolled on a specialist training programme for palliative medicine in 2002 (at the North West Deanery in Manchester, which oversees postgraduate medical education).

He now works as Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at The Christie. His role involves management of pain and symptom control in cancer patients, to help them through treatment, as well as caring for patients with advanced disease and those towards the end of life.

Research Interest

Pain and symptom management in cancer

Educational Interests

Director of medical student education

Publications

Publications in The Christie research publications repository

Contact details at The Christie Clinic

Phone Number

0161 918 7457 / 0845 234 0082

Email Address

pam.mottershead@supportive.care

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