SITE

  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage

CONSULTANTS

  • Dr Jain
  • Dr Seeva
  • Dr O'Kane

ROTA

  • Organiser — Linda Sipthorne (Dr Greenfield's secretary) for general medical on calls.

CLINICS

  • Hertford County Hospital clinics are particularly useful.
  • Dr Jain has special interest in heart failure and falls
  • Dr Seeva has special interest in TIA's
  • Dr O'Kane has special interest in strokes

WBPA & SKILLS

  • Many patients have psychosocial problems involved with aging together with complex medical issues that can be incorporated in to the learning log.
  • Become aware of evidence based medicine and guidelines used when managing these patients.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Worthwhile doing home visits with occupational therapist/physiotherapist/social worker.
  • Dr O'Kane arranging Friday meeting for teaching and discussing problems.
  • Advised to read Essential Geriatrics by Woodford
  • Can access medexam.net. Q&A for free, email Dr O'Kane.
  • Usually an ST1 post         
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