Are you aware of the elephant in the room? – Delirium in older hospital patients

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Duncan joined Addenbrooke’s as Consultant Geriatrician in 1990 and was Clinical Director of Medicine for the Elderly from 1996–2002. His interests include: Parkinson’s disease, delirium and end of life care. In 2010, he set up a specialist delirium ward and was nominated Addenbrooke’s delirium lead. In 2011, the delirium ward team were finalists in the Nursing Times Awards and won the Trust Division of Medicine Excellence Award. He currently chairs the steering group for the National Audit of Intermediate Care. He was appointed Adjunct Professor in the School of Healthcare and Medical Sciences, Sunway University, Malaysia in 2018. Duncan has fulfilled several important roles within the British Geriatrics Society and Royal College of Physicians (London).
Dr Toni Staykova, is a specialist physician/geriatrician with over 20 years clinical experience in internal and geriatric medicine. She was a consultant geriatrician at Auckland City Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine at the Auckland University School of Medicine. For the last 8y Toni has been involved in leading EU funded clinical innovation projects at Cambridge University Hospitals and international education programs. Toni is a founding member of UKeMED and a Vice President for International Education and Innovations. At present she devotes her time to the implementation of the UKeMED educational services and the collaborative research and innovation initiatives.

Date: 10/31/2018

Time: 09:00

Duration: 60

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