Healthy ageing is the process of optimising opportunities for physical, social and mental health to enable older people to take an active part in society without discrimination and to enjoy an independent and good quality of life.
Many oral presentations at local, regional and national levels. These include presentations to Consultants, General Practitioners, PCTs, Accredited Stroke School, DH workshops, RCP accredited Thrombolysis in acute stroke course, Accredited MSc in Geriatric Medicine, C difficile course at UHNS and on Departmental away days. Invited speaker and Chair and Guest of Honour, International Congress on Healthy Ageing in the Changing world, Nov 2013, Nov 2014, November 2016 Substance misuse March 2014, London. Round Table on Assistive Technology in Older People with UKTI and FCO, Bangalore, Nov 2014.
MD, FRCP (London), MSc (UK)
CCST in General and Geriatric Medicine
Consultant Physician and Geriatrician
Clinical Lead for geriatric medicine
Cost-benefit analyses of programmes relevant to older people indicate that the programmes lead to improved quality of life and decreased health care consumption. The potential health gains of a prevention programme are greater in the older population than among young people.