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RCPE Symposium: Managing Complexity and Uncertainty - Medicine for Older People, 21/3/18, RCPE

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Chair: President RCPE
Realistic Medicine for older people in Scotland and beyond
Dr Helen Mackie, Realistic Medicine Clinician, The Scottish Government, Edinburgh

10.15 Providing comprehensive assessment: The Primary Care Perspective
Dr Jane Halpin, Primary Care Physician, Herrington Medical Practice, Houghton-le-Spring

10.45 Community management: a geriatrician's perspective
Dr Marie Bateman, Consultant Geriatrician, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Session 2 What’s new in healthcare for older people?

11.40 Infectious diseases
Dr Alisdair MacConnachie, Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

12.10 Heart Failure
Dr John Baxter, Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Sunderland Royal Hospital

12.40 Respiratory Medicine
Dr Richard Stretton, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, NHS Tayside, Dundee
Lung cancer New developments and treatment strategies in lung cancer in older people

Session 3 Complexity in older people: a trainee’s perspective

Session 4 Frailty and delivery of acute and complex care throughout the NHS

Chair: Dr John Davison, Consultant Geriatrician, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust



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