Accelerated Access

On Tuesday I attended the Accelerated Access Review event at Guy’s Hospital organised by the Office for Life Sciences, Department for Health, and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and supported by the Welcome Trust. In one of his last official acts...

You can learn a lot over a cup of coffee…

This morning I was invited to share morning coffee with the residents of Dunstan Court, part of St Vincent’s Housing Association.  I sat at a table with four gentleman who were happy to share their views about frailty, and how isolation can happen to anyone. Two...

A week of Frailty Checkups

Our Frailty Project in South Manchester is gathering pace, and last week I spent time with both My Community UK and the team at UHSM Day Hospital. On Tuesday, My Community UK (MC-UK) welcomed me to their weekly drop in session for women over 50 from the local...

Empowering Older People’s Care Summit

This week I attended an event called Empowering Older People’s Care Summit organised by NHS England and Age UK the purpose of which was to promote an understanding of frailty. Over the last couple of years I have attempted to read my way into the subject but...

Innovate Hampshire 2015

Thank you to Argenti who invited us to exhibit at this new event in the historic surroundings of Winchester Guildhall today. Argenti is Hampshire County Council’s telecare provider run in conjunction with PA Consulting. Delegates were mostly from the Hampshire...