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26th National Conference in Medicine for the Elderly (Wednesday 15 June 2022)




The 26th National Conference in Medicine for the Older Person is an excellent update on current issues in elderly medicine.

It is taking place on Wednesday 15th June 2022 at University of Leicester, 08.40 to 16.30
College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF.


Detailed Description

National Conference in Medicine for the Older Person

College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF

Wednesday  15th June 2022


Chaired by – Professor T G Robinson - Pro Vice-Chancellor, Head of the College of Life Sciences, and Dean of Medicine, University of Leicester and Dr Jatinder Minhas - Associate Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Leicester


08.40 - 09.10

Coffee and Registration 


09.10 - 09.15




09.15 - 09.55


Session 1: Mental Health and Stroke

Depression and other Mental Health Disorders in the Older Person


Professor Elizabeta Mukaetova-Ladinska

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Leicester


09.55 - 10.35

Stroke - How should we factor in frailty when managing our patients with stroke?

Dr Tim England

Hon Consultant Stroke Physician and Professor of Stroke Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and University of Nottingham

10.35 - 11.00





11.00  - 11.40

Session 2: End of Life Care

Advances in Palliative Care


Dr Chris Williams

Academic Clinical Lecturer

Leicester Medical School and LOROS


11.40 - 12.20

Mouth care at the end of life “Taste for Pleasure”

Claire Mansfield

Macmillan Lead Nurse for Specialist Palliative and End of Life Care

Cathy Leyland

Specialist Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Northampton General Hospital

12.20 - 13.25




13.25 – 14.05

Session 3: COVID-19 – The Aftermath

Implications for Ethnic Health and the Healthcare Workforce


Dr Manish Pareek

Professor in Respiratory Diseases, University of Leicester

14.05 – 14.45

Long COVID ‘strategies to support recovery’

Professor Sally Singh

Head of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

14.45 -15.10





15.10 – 15.50


Session 4: Cardiology

AF : New Guidelines & Clinical Implications


Dr Amit Mistri

Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

15.50 – 16.30

Technology and the Heart


Professor Andre Ng

Head of Department, Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology , University of Leicester

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