Professor Patrice Forget

Professor Patrice Forget
Professor Patrice Forget
Professor Patrice Forget

M.D. Ph.D.

Clinical Chair in Anaesthesia



Professor Patrice Forget, M.D. Ph.D., has worked as Clinical Professor in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Belgium, and as President of the Belgian Pain Society. In 2019, he has been appointed as Clinical Chair in Anaesthesia at the University of Aberdeen (UK), and Honorary Consultant at the NHS Grampian.

He is involved in clinical research, focused on mainly pain, perioperative epidemiology and clinical pharmacology. For the last ten years, as principal investigator and/or national coordinator, he published more than 150 articles, letters or editorials.

He is the Chair of the PANDOS (Pain AND Opioids after Surgery) ESAIC Research Group (European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care).

External Memberships

Board Member of the European Pain Federation EFIC (Honorary Treasurer, Chair of the Societal Impact of Pain partnership with the Pain Alliance Europe)

Active member of the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC), deputy Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology, Acute and Chronic Pain Subcommittee member.

Past President of the Belgian Pain Society 


Research Overview

For the last ten years, as principal investigator and/or national coordinator, I have published more than 150 articles, letters or editorials, questioning current practices and opening new avenues in pain and perioperative medicine.

Current Research

My research programme, mostly focused on pain, combines perioperative epidemiology and clinical pharmacology approaches. 


Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the European Journal of Anaesthesiology

Associate Editor for the British Journal of Anaesthesia

Associate Editor for the British Journal of Pain

Associate Editor for Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine

Senior Editor for BMC Anesthesiology 

Editor for the Clinical Journal of Medicine (Section: Anesthesiology)

Board member of eCancer

Cochrane collaborator

Reviewer for more than 50 scientific journals.


Teaching Responsibilities

Professor of anaesthesia and pain medicine


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  • How to Modulate Peripheral and Central Nervous System to Treat Acute Postoperative Pain and Prevent Pain Persistence

    Cazzaniga, S., Real, G., Finazzi, S., Lorini, L. F., Forget, P., Bugada, D.
    Current Neuropharmacology
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • An inter-specialty cancer training programme curriculum for Europe

    Benstead, K., Brandl, A., Brouwers, T., Civera, J., Collen, S., Csaba, D. L., De Munter, J., Dewitte, M., Diez de Los Rios, C., Dodlek, N., Eriksen, J. G., Forget, P., Gasparatto, C., Geissler, J., Hall, C., Juan, A., Kalz, M., Kelly, R., Klis, G., Kulaksız, T., Lecoq, C., Marangoni, F., McInally, W., Oliver, K., Popovics, M., Poulios, C., Price, R., Rollo, I., Romeo, S., Steinbacher, J., Sulosaari, M. V., O'Higgins, N.
    European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 106989
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Opioid-free anaesthesia: Should we all adopt it? An overview of current evidence

    Forget, P., Van De Velde, M., Pogatzki-Zahn, E.
    European Journal of Anaesthesiology, vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 539-541
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The impact of COVID-19 on opioid use in those awaiting hip and knee arthroplasty: A retrospective cohort study

    Farrow, L., Gardner, W., Tang, C., Low, R., Forget, P., Ashcroft, G.
    BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 479-484
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Non-surgical site pain in women following breast cancer surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Burton, G., Masannat, Y., Forget, P.
    Breast Care
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Perioperative opioids: a narrative review contextualising new avenues to improve prescribing

    Adams, T. J., Aljohani, D. M., Forget, P.
    British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol. 130, no. 6, pp. 709-718
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • Europe has much to do to improve the quality of and access to safe pain management

    Forget, P., Hauser, W.
    Lancet (London, England), vol. 401, no. 10389, pp. 1651
    Contributions to Journals: Comments and Debates
  • Changing demographics of peri‐operative patients: increases and decreases

    Lilley, R., Woodier, J., Forget, P.
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Experiences and perspectives of adults on using opioids for pain management in the postoperative period: A scoping review protocol.

    Aljohani, D. M. S., Almalki, N., Adam, R., Forget, P.
    European Journal of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • A survey on the availability, usage and perception of neuromuscular monitors in Europe

    Carvalho, H., Verdonck, M., Brull, S. J., Fuchs-Buder, T., Forget, P., Flamée, P., Poelaert, J.
    Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 549-558
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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