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​Elderly Care

Dr Harald Pröschel

Qualifications: 
Medical State Examination, University of the Saarland, Germany 1992 
MRCP (UK) 1998
South East Thames Specialist Registration Geriatric and Internal Medicine 1998-2003
MSc Clinical Gerontology, Kings College, London 2003
FRCP 2007

Background: 
Extensive experience in general, geriatric and stroke medicine

Special interests: 
Stroke medicine

New treatments introduced:
Helped to introduce 24/7 stroke thrombolysis at DCH and to run local acute stroke recognition and management training at DCH.

Clinics: 
Daily TIA clinics
Monday afternoons, DCH
2nd and 3rd Thursday afternoons, Bridport Community Hospital
1st and 4th Thursday afternoons, DCH

Contact: 
01305 255185​


Dr Peter Bruce-Jones

Qualifications:
MBChB Bristol 1985
MRCP (UK) 1990

Special interests:
Parkinson’s Disease, ortho-geriatrics

Clinics:
DCH 4th Tuesday afternoon monthly
WCH 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoon monthly
Portland Hospital 2nd Tuesday afternoon monthly
Bridport Hospital 4th Thursday afternoon monthly - Parkinson's Disease only

Contact:
01305 255185

Key members of team:
Liza Villanueva
Hazel Greenman
Carole Walker
 

Dr Clare Sixsmith

Qualifications:
BMB Ch 1998
MRCP UK
MA

Special interests:
Parkinson’s Disease
Falls and syncope

Contact:
01305 255484 (secretary)

 

Dr James Richards

Qualifications:
MBBS, Royal Free and University College London Medical School
BSc, University College London
MRCP, Royal College of Physicians


Background:
Training at Royal Free and University College London Medical School. Medical training in London and Wessex (ST1 - ST7). Also experience of working abroad in Perth, Western Australia in the Emergency Department, ITU and neurosurgery.

Special interests:
Acute management of older people, neurology and movement disorders

New treatments introduced:
Research into models of care for older people, research into use of carotid Doppler examinations

 

Dr Damian Jenkinson

Qualifications:
BSc University London 1978
PhD University London 1983
MBBS University London 1988
MRCP University London 2000

Background:
Consultant in Stroke Medicine and Geriatric Medicine and General Medicine at Royal Bournemouth Hospital 1996 to 2014. Various national roles in NHS management, particularly in stroke.

Special interests:
Stroke medicine
Stroke service development

New treatments introduced:
Telemedicine for acute stroke
Regional reconfiguration in stroke pathways

Contact:
01305 255185