Dr Stephen P Ward

Anaesthetics 03499210

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Pain medicine


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Stephen Ward is a Consultant in Pain Medicine at Guy's and St Thomas NHS Trust. Until 2018, Dr Ward was lead clinician for the Pain Medicine Department at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

He has a private practice based at the Nuffield Hospital in Haywards Heath, Sussex. He specialises in a wide range of pain conditions including back pain, sciatica, neck pain, nerve pain, cancer related pain and headache.

He is an expert in evidence based back pain treatment and is Chair of the NICE Guideline on Low Back Pain and Sciatica, Chair of the NICE Guideline on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chair of the European Pain Federation (EFIC) Low Back Pain Guideline Task Force.

Areas of interest

Pain management; Back pain; Neck pain; Sciatica; Neuropathic pain; Headache

Chair - NICE Guideline on Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Chair - NICE Guideline on Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (5-50)

  • 25020

    Intravenous regional sympathetic block (guanethidine block) - 1 injection - (5-50)

  • A7352

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus +/- Image guidance (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - unilateral - (1-5)

  • A7300

    Radiofrequency (including pulsed denervation), cryoprobe or phenol for permanent lesion of named peripheral nerve +/- image guidance - (1-5)

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