National Conference in Medicine for the Elderly

23rd Leicester Medical Conference

  • University of Leicester: Stamford Court, Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester LE2 2LH

  • Wednesday 28 June 2017

  • Registration fee £120: register online or by post (PDF)

Morning session

Chairman: Professor TG Robinson, Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Leicester

8.40am Coffee and Registration
9.10am Introduction
9.15am Which Elderly Patients benefit from ICU Admission?
Professor Jonathan Thompson, Honorary Professor & Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
9.55am Quality of Care at the End of Life
Dr Satbir Jassal, GP and Director of Rainbows Hospice Loughborough, Bridge Street Medical Practice, Loughborough
10.35am Coffee
11.00am Parkinson's Disease
Dr Victoria Haunton, Consultant in Geriatric Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and University of Leicester
11.40am Sarcopenia and Frailty: From research findings to clinical practice
Dr Richard Dodds, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton and Visiting Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle University

12.20pm - 1.25pm: Lunch

Afternoon session

Chairman: Professor JF Potter, Professor of Ageing and Stroke Medicine, University of East Anglia

1.25pm Investigation and Management of Anaemia in the Elderly
Dr Linda Barton, Consultant Haematologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
2.05pm Managing Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Older People
Dr Terry Quinn, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary and University of Glasgow
2.45pm Tea
3.10pm Managing the Elderly Prostate
Mr Roger Kockelbergh, Consultant Urologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
3.50pm Gastrointestinal Cancer in the Elderly
Professor Andrew Hart, Gastroenterology and General Medicine Consultant Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust

4.30pm: Close

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Register online here

Alternatively, please send a completed application form (PDF) with a cheque for £120, payable to University of Leicester, to:

The Conference Administrator,
Ageing and Stroke Medicine,
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences,
Room 226,
Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building,
Leicester Royal Infirmary

Conference contact

Sue Lewin/Janette Moore
T: 0116 252 5828
or: 0116 252 5814


Certificate of Attendance provided to meet PREP requirements

6 hours CPD applied for.