Interface and community geriatric medicine for the generalist: The benefits of all integrated services


Wednesday 11 October 2017


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Geriatrics & Gerontology Section , British Geriatrics Society


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about this event

This unique day event will enable delegates to deliver integrated care of older people across healthcare settings and adapt to NHS plans to meet the needs of an ageing population. It is primarily aimed at GP’s, Primary and Community Care Physicians and other medical professionals outside of the geriatric medicine specialty.

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Dr Eileen Burns

Dr Eileen Burns is currently President of the British Geriatrics Society.

Dr Richard Weekes

Dr Richard Weekes is a rurally located GP based at Ullapool Medical Practice

John Gladman 

Professor John Gladman is Professor in Medicine of Older People

Dr Apostolos Tsiachristas

Dr Apostolos Tsiachristas is a Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford

Dr David Paynton

Dr David Paynton is the RCGP Clinical Lead for Commissioning.

Dr Andrew Mackay

Dr Andrew Mackay is a GP from Lothian, Scotland

Dr Andrew Weatherburn

Dr Andrew Weatherburn is the Clinical Lead for the Extensive Care Service on the Fylde Coast


  • Learn examples of existing services in rural and urban locations that they can apply to their own environment
  • Understand the importance of integrating care from a patient outcome perspective i.e. better recovery time and decrease likelihood of readmission
  • Understand the importance of integrating care from a service perspective
  • Demonstrate an effective health economic argument about the impact and efficiency arising from integrating healthcare
  • Discuss how to advance the adoption of integrated community services in their Trust/ Practice

early bird prices 
*available until Wednesday 13 September 2017

RSM member/BGS member from £20 - £90

Non-members from £30 -£110

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Programme subject to change.


9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

Effective functioning integrated pathways - models around the UK

9.30 am


Dr Mashkur Khan, President, Geriatrics & Gerontology Section, RSM

10.00 am

From the hospital’s front door to your front door

Dr Eileen Burns, St James University Hospital, Leeds

10.30 am

Integrating care for older adults in a remote, rural population

Dr Richard Weekes, Ullapool Medical Practice

11.10 am

Tea and coffee break

Developing evidence to demonstrate value

11.30 am

Community care of older people with frailty: What we know and what we don’t

Professor John Gladman, University of Nottingham

12.00 pm

Cost effectiveness and health economics – hospitals at home

Dr Apostolos Tsiachristas, Senior Researcher, Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford

12.30 pm

Commissioning care and support planning for long term conditions including frailty

Dr David Paynton, Clinical lead Southampton Better Care, Solent NHS Trust National RCGP Clinical Lead for Commissioning

1.00 pm

Panel discussion

1.10 pm


Examples of existing services in primary and community settings

2.10 pm

Anticipatory care planning in three questions

Dr Andrew Mackay, Lothian, Scotland

2.40 pm

An integrated community ageing team - Islington, London

Dr Ruth Law, Consultant Geriatrician and Dr Philly O’Riordan, GP with a special interest in Geriatrics

3.10 pm

Front door services for older people with frailty

3.40 pm

Panel discussion

3.50 pm

Tea and coffee break

Operational challenges – how were they overcome?

4.00 pm

GPs and geriatricians working in a single team

Dr Andrew Weatherburn and Dr Margaret Lupton, Fylde Coast, Lancashire

4.30 pm

Joint working to develop comprehensive geriatric assessments

Dr Lauren Webb, Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

5.00 pm

Discussion: How to advance adoption and service development - supporting expertise in older people outside of geriatric medicine

5.15 pm

Close of meeting

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