Dr James Hughes

Adjunct Senior Lecturer - School of Rural Medicine

Phone: +61 0267612377

Email: jamesthughes@gmail.com


Consultant neurologist and VMO physician in Tamworth providing services to Northwest NSW since 1997



Teaching Areas

Medicine, especially neurology

Research Interests

Current involved in TIPS clinical trial; contributor to AUSCr; Member Australasian Stroke Units Network


Hughes J.ACP Journal Club. 2010 Nov 16;153:JC5-5. Aspirin with or withoutan antiemetic for acute migraine headaches in adults.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010(4):CD008041. [PubMed ID:20393963]

Hughes J.ACP Journal Club. 2010 May 18;152:JC5-8.A placebo-controlled trial of oral cladribine for relapsing multiple sclerosis. N Engl J Med.2010;362:416-26. [PubMed ID: 20089960]

Hughes J. ACP Journal Club. Gabapentin and nortriptyline combined was better than either drug alone for relief of neuropathic pain. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar16;152(6):JC3-6. PubMed PMID: 20231560. Shingde M, Hughes J, Boadle R, Wills EJ, Pamphlett R. Macrophagic myofasciitis associated with vaccine-derived aluminium. Med J Aust. 2005 Aug 1;183(3):145-6. PubMed PMID: 16053418


RACP; AMA, Australian and New Zealand Assoc of Neurologists; Epilepsy Society of Australia; Movement Disorders Society of Australia; World Stroke Society;  Stroke Society of Australia.