The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Elderly Medicine


Elderly Remote Advice

With immediate effect, there will be two Geriatricians that will be providing remote advice for any specialities who require specialist elderly medicine input. This advice will be for:

  • Patients aged 80 and above
  • Patients aged 65 and above, who have elderly medicine needs eg: Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Admitted from a Care Home or have a Clinical Frailty Score of 6 or above. (All Parkinson’s Disease referrals should continue to be made through the current process and not sent to this advice line email)

​This remote service will be provided from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday. If you have any requests for advice outside these hours and that cannot wait until the next working day, please call the on-call elderly medicine registrar on bleep  (4709).

All requests for advice should be emailed to the following email address 

leedsth-tr.IpElderlyReferrals@nhs.net 

Depending on the query being raised, clinical advice will be provided via a PPM+ entry or a telephone call back to the referrer with advice.

Dementia Carer Support

As of 23 March the hospital based Dementia Carer support Worker Lorraine Lumb and Claire McNeil the Hospital Liaison Support Worker from Carers Leeds will not be based at the hospital. Staff can still make referrals as normal through the below contacts for carers who require support:

Lorraine Lumb, Telephone: 07854 481 024 Email: Lorraine.lumb@nhs.net / Lorriane.lumb@carersleeds.org.uk

Clare McNeil, Telephone: 07495 263 821 Email: Clare.mcneil@carersleeds.org.uk