Medicine for the Elderly (Geriatrics) provides a high quality clinical and preventative care to improve the health of adults with multiple conditions and complex needs. We also advocate with specialist guidance on psychological and social needs of this group.
About our Service
Our Department of Medicine for the Elderly (DME) prides itself in offering comprehensive care for adults, through close interdisciplinary work with nurses, therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers and other health professionals. Our care is truly patient and family centred with patient safety at the heart of everything we do.
The department has various specialist clinics for older people – Parkinson’s Disease, Orthogeriatrics and Bone Health, Frailty Service, Falls and Syncope, Endoscopy and Clinical Ethics.
Accessing the Service
Our Medicine for the Elderly service is available on Choose & Book. Your GP may refer you to the directorate for admission via our GP liaison team.
Via switchboard on 01582 491166