Dr Barry Miller

Consultant - Department of Pain Management / Anaesthetics

Telephone Number: 01204 390763

Professional Background

Dr Miller obtained a MB Ch.B from Manchester University as well as a FRCA a FFPMRCA and a FCEM.

He was a trainee on the Greater Manchester Anaesthetic Rotation between 1995 and 2000 and came to work at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in December 2000.

Dr Miller is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine, and a member of the British Medical Association, British Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain and the Manchester Medical Society.

Dr Miller is the regional advisor in pain medicine for the North West, the Chair of the Regional Advisors in Pain Medicine (UK), a board member for the Faculty of Pain Medicine and a member of the Training and Assessment Committee for the Faculty of Pain Medicine.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Miller has special interests in interventional management of cancer pain and training in pain medicine.

He is also a member of the Regional Ethics Committee and a peer reviewer for the British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Dr Barry Miller works in the following services:


The Anaesthetic Department provides a specialist service in support of surgery, urology, ophthalmology, paediatrics and maternity, caring for patients before, during and after surgery or other procedures. The highly experienced team comprises many specialists. Bolton Theatre Team won the 2011 Patient Safety Awards for Patient Safety in Surgery.

Pain – Chronic

The chronic pain service is a specialist team including consultants in pain medicine, clinical psychologists, physiotherapists and specialist nurses.  We offer a range of treatments and interventions in the management of chronic pain, some of which involve the use of medication and others which don’t.  Our aim with all treatments is to support and assist patients to manage their pain more effectively and improve their quality of life. The latter may involve patients being invited to attend our comprehensive multidisciplinary Pain Management Programme.