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Healthcare for Older People team

The Healthcare for Older People service consists of high calibre, experienced and dedicated multidisciplinary staff.

Healthcare for Older People is led by the clinical service lead and incorporates deputies, matrons and operational managers.

The service is further supported by:

  • Consultant geriatricians
  • Junior medics
  • Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Clinical support services

Consultants

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Dr Abhishek GuptaConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
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Dr Anthony GrubbConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
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Dr Claire SuttonConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Claire graduated from Birmingham in 1998 and completed specialty training in geriatric medicine in the West Midlands. Her subspecialty interest is stroke medicine, working across the stroke pathway. [...]

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Mandeesh Sangha
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 4793
Secretary email: Mandeesh.Sangha@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Clare HughesConsultant Healthcare for Older People and Deputy Clinical Service Lead

Clare graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2007. She completed postgraduate training in geriatric and internal medicine in the West Midlands. Her speciality interests include peri-operative [...]

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Shamara Lacey
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 4795
Secretary email: Shamara.Lacey@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Hardi JaffConsultant Healthcare for Older People and Deputy Clinical Service Lead OPAL/OPAL+

Biography pending.

Sites: Heartlands Hospital
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Dr Helen ChamberlainConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
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Dr Htet WinConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Htet trained in the West Midlands Deanery and has worked as a consultant geriatrician since 2010. Her special interests are acute geriatrics, orthogeriatrics, perioperative hip fracture care, heart [...]

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Shamara Lacey
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 4795
Secretary email: Shamara.Lacey@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Jonathan TremlConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Jonathan qualified in 1994 from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and was first appointed as a consultant geriatrician at Selly Oak Hospital in 2003. His special interests include orthogeriatrics, [...]

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Shamara Lacey
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 4795
Secretary email: Shamara.Lacey@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Kanwaljit SinghConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Kanwaljit graduated in India in 2001 and completed specialty training in geriatric medicine and GIM in the West Midlands. He has worked as a consultant since 2015. His special interest is in acute geriatrics [...]

Sites: Good Hope Hospital
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Dr Luca LaghiConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Luca graduated at Bologna University, Italy in 2004 with speciality training at Bologna, 2009. His special interests in acute elderly medicine, cardio-geriatric medicine, vascular ultrasonography), [...]

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Jan Mattis
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 2709
Secretary email: Jan.Mattis@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Matthew LloydConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Matthew qualified from the University of Birmingham. His specialist interests include Parkinson's disease and dementia.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
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Dr Mohammed Tahir BhuttaConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Good Hope Hospital
Secretary: Kathy Parsons
Secretary telephone: 0121 424 9292
Secretary email: Kathy.Parsons@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Muhammad RizwanConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Heartlands Hospital
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Dr Muhammed Adam AkhtarConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Heartlands Hospital
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Dr Nadia AfsheenConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Heartlands Hospital
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Dr Niall FergussonConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Heartlands Hospital
Secretary: Leeann Hughes
Secretary telephone: 0121 424 5426
Secretary email: Leeann.Hughes@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Philippa NicolsonConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Philippa trained in Nottingham. Her special interests include front door geriatrics and end of life care.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Jan Mattis
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 2709
Secretary email: Jan.Mattis@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Rajesh GovindarajanConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Heartlands Hospital
Secretary: Katrina Mason
Secretary telephone: 0121 424 2769
Secretary email: Katrina.Mason@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Shabana AlamConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
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Dr Shah VaquasConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Good Hope Hospital
Secretary: Angela Harrison
Secretary telephone: 0121 424 7738
Secretary email: Angela.Harrison@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Shayela SharmeenConsultant Healthcare for Older People and Deputy Clinical Service Lead

Biography pending.

Sites: Good Hope Hospital
Secretary: Kathy Parsons
Secretary telephone: 0121 424 9292
Secretary email: Kathy.Parsons@uhb.nhs.uk
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Dr Teresa QuigleyConsultant Healthcare for Older People and Clinical Service Lead

Biography pending.

Sites: Solihull Hospital
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Dr Thomas JacksonClinical Scientist and Consultant Healthcare for Older People

Biography pending.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
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Dr Urmila TandonConsultant Healthcare for Older People

Urmila qualified at Leicester University. Her specialist interests include general geriatrics, falls and orthogeriatrics.

Sites: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Secretary: Deirdre Howes
Secretary telephone: 0121 371 4792
Secretary email: Deirdre.Howes@uhb.nhs.uk
Consultant Healthcare for Older People and Deputy Clinical Service Lead

Dr Yu Thandar AungConsultant Healthcare for Older People and Deputy Clinical Service Lead

Dr Aung gained her medical degree from Myanmar (Burma) and completed the rest of her medical training in United Kingdom. Her interests are in acute frailty and continence care.

Sites: Solihull Hospital, Heartlands Hospital
Secretary: Mala Dumasia
Secretary telephone: 0121 424 1778
Secretary email: Mala.Dumasia2@uhb.nhs.uk