2022 North Thames Spring Region Meeting

Wednesday 1 June 2022 (09.20 - 11.50)
This meeting has applied for 2 credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
This event is a local forum covering the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. This meeting will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people and is open to attendees from near and far.

This meeting will be hosted online and is FREE to attend.

Who should attend:

  • Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  • Researchers into Ageing and Age-Related Conditions 
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GPs with an Extended Role in Older People and GP trainees
  • Nurses and allied health professionals
  • Advanced and Specialist practitioners
  • Consultant Practitioners/Consultant Nurses
  • Physician Associates
  • Internal Medicine Trainees (especially those considering a career in geriatric medicine)
  • Medical, Nursing, Allied Health professional students

Why participate:

  • Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine  
  • Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine
  • Present the latest scientific research to British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers
  • Attend small group workshop sessions
  • Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals


09.20 - 09.30 Welcome and Introduction
Dr Wakana Teranaka, BGS North Thames Secretary
09.30 - 10.00 Digital Health
Dr Carlo Prina – Consultant Geriatrician and Digital Lead, Homerton University Hospital
10.00 - 10.30 Parkinson's 
Dr Corrinne Quah – Consultant Geriatrician, Homerton University Hospital
10.30 - 10.45 Break
10.45 - 11.15

Stroke Medicine – Summary of evidence and update
Dr Thomas Harrison –Consultant Geriatrician and Stroke Physician, Homerton University Hospital and Barts NHS Trust

11.15 - 11.45 Experience of being a Chief Registrar
Dr Letitia Dormandy – Consultant Geriatrician and Dr Barnaby Wong –SpR Geriatric Medicine and RCP Chief Registrar, Homerton University Hospital
11.45 - 11.50 Closing words
Dr Wakana Teranaka, BGS North Thames Secretary