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Consultant in Pain Medicine, Anaesthesia & Critical Care Transfer

Dr David Hutchins

About David Hutchins

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Dr Hutchins civil medicolegal career comprises a practice based in Plymouth, Devon. However, this practice extends across the Southwest, south of England and Wales. Dr Hutchins is an organised, responsive, and adaptive professional, whose practice is characterised by working flexibly and respectfully according to client needs.


Dr Hutchins specialises in:

  • Pain following trauma, injury, and surgery

  • Neck pain and whiplash

  • Back pain and sciatica

  • Chronic musculoskeletal pain

  • Neuropathic pain including complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

  • Chronic widespread pain including fibromyalgia

  • Abdominal pain

  • High-risk pain medication prescribing

  • Regional anaesthesia

  • Difficult airway anatomy

  • Critical care transfer medicine


“I felt Dr Hutchins really listened to me and we put a plan together to ease my pain”

Patient feedback

“David has a really lovely way of communicating with patients and explaining their condition and the ways in which treatments can be beneficial. He is very committed to his work and puts the patients at the basis of his practice. Always extremely enthusiastic and passionate about his work.”

Colleague feedback

“Dr Hutchins is approachable, helpful, and a problem solver. He has good communication skills with both patients and colleagues. He is aware of holistic nature of practice and limitations of what can be achieved. I value his opinion in complex cases."

Colleague feedback

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