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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 fourth Tuesday afternoon monthly
WCH first and third Tuesday afternoon monthly
Portland Hospital second Tuesday afternoon monthly
Bridport Hospital fourth 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 Richard Harries-Jones

Specialty
DME/Stroke

Qualifications
MA BM Bchir (1997) Cantab
MD (1981) Cantab
FRCP (1993) UK

Background
Extensive general medical experience
Five years on neurology register
15 years experience in PD, movement disorders and stroke disease 

Special interests
Clinical neurology 

Clinics
Monday PM DCH - vascular/stoke
Tuesday PM Blandford Community Hospital at PD clinics (alternative weeks)
Regular daily TIA clinics at DCH

Contact
01305 5185 (Sharon Patrick)

Key members of the team
Carole Walkers Specialist PD Nurse based at Blandford Community Hospital 
Wendy Longley Stroke Nurse Consultant