Professor Adam Gordon
Professor of the Care of Older People, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham
Adam Gordon is Professor of Care of Older People at the University of Nottingham and a Consultant Geriatrician at the Royal Derby Hospital. He is President Elect of the British Geriatrics Society. He has been leading research and improvement work with the care home sector for over a decade. During the COVID-19 pandemic he has led the development of national guidelines for care homes, been the clinical lead for a care home online peer-support forum and been a member of the Social Care Working Group of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (which he does not speak for here). He leads the CONDOR-CH study, looking at the application of automated Point of Care PCR and antigen tests in care homes, and is co-PI for the PROTECT trial, which is the national adaptive trial platform for COVID-19 prophylaxis in care homes.