New consultant improves elderly care

A new consultant started working at Lincoln County Hospital, and aims to further develop services for the elderly.

Dr Philip Mathew is a consultant in Elderly Care Medicine and specialises in falls, syncope and osteoporosis of elderly patients.

At present, he is trying to develop the falls and bone services in the hospital to be more timely when delivering care to patients.

Dr Mathew said: “I consider myself very lucky to work with such an excellent elderly care team here at Lincoln County Hospital.

“I am very much looking forward to working with my colleagues to further develop elderly care services available locally.”

After completing an MD in General Medicine, he studied a postgraduate in Manchester. In 2010, he finished his higher specialist training in Geriatric Medicine in Nottingham.

Source: ULHT