The department consists of 5 full time Consultants working in Geriatric Medicine.  We boast a well equipped ARU unit which has specialist rehabilitation services for Parkinson’s, Continence, One Stop Falls & Frailty service.  The department also has Specialist Nurse-run clinics.

All of our consultants are available for consultation about clinical problems that affect older people.  We provide comprehensive assessment and use a multidisciplinary approach for patients, providing assessment for those experiencing problems with:

  • Continence
  • Mobility and Movement
  • Frailty
  • Fractures
  • Bone Fragility
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s

 We can provide assessment and advice in complex areas of care involving assessment of co-morbidity, including cognitive decline and issues of mental capacity.

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