Our team provides specialised inpatient care for patients over the age of 77 years at the Lister hospital in Stevenage only. General and specialist outpatient clinics are also managed by the elderly care team at both the Lister and New QEII hospitals – including one stop heart failure, movement disorder, falls, acute assessment and transient ischemic attack clinics.
Our elderly care inpatient wards:
The Trust’s three dedicated wards at the Lister for caring for elderly people, including those who have dementia, are wards 9A, 9B and Ashwell.
Interface Geriatrics/frailty intervention team
The interface geriatrics/frailty intervention team includes three consultants working with frailty specialist nurses and junior doctors.
- Dr Catherine Bond (consultant physician interface geriatrician)
- Dr Swapna Reddy (locum consultant)
- Dr Richard Press
- Dr Claire Grout
The team are only able to see patients once they have been referred by their GP, rapid response teams or the new early intervention vehicles (EIV). The frailty clinics run between 8.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, and are held in the Lister’s Strathmore wing (level two).
Liz Smith: 01438 285838
Joanne Hannah: 01438 284007
Veronica Pereira: 01438 285425
Audra Gow: 01438 285839