How can our specialist registrars obtain the skills needed to take up consultant posts in intermediate care and community geriatrics?

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Authors: Allen, S.C.

Journal: CME Geriatric Medicine

Volume: 6

Pages: 27-29

ISSN: 1475-1453

In response to requirements laid out in the NHS Plan and the National Service Framework (NSF) for Older People, Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts in the United Kingdom have added Intermediate Care or Community Geriatrics sessions to many new job plans for appointment to the post of Consultant Geriatrician. This article explores the knowledge and skills required to perform such a role, and how education and training programmes need to be adapted to deliver the necessary level of competence to Specialist Registrars.

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Authors: Allen, S.C.

Journal: CME Journal Geriatric Medicine

Volume: 6

Issue: 1

Pages: 27-29

ISSN: 1475-1453

In response to requirements laid out in the NHS Plan and the National Service Framework (NSF) for Older People, Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts in the United Kingdom have added Intermediate Care or Community Geriatrics sessions to many new job plans for appointment to the post of Consultant Geriatrician. This article explores the knowledge and skills required to perform such a role, and how education and training programmes need to be adapted to deliver the necessary level of competence to Specialist Registrars.

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