International conference in Coalface Geriatrics set for 2022


Dr Chandrasekhara Padmakumar

Consultant Geriatrician & Clinical Leader Aged Care, John Hunter Hospital

Parkinson's Academy faculty member Dr Chandrasekhara Padmakumar is chairing an international conference 'Coalface Geriatrics: Managing Comorbidity in an Older Person' in February next year.

Taking place in Newcastle, Australia between 23 and 26th February, the four-day conference is being hosted by the Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute. It aims to provide the healthcare community with the necessary skills to improve practice by raising awareness of these conditions and their management, whilst underpinning the fundamentals of geriatric medicine.

To view the programme, find out more, or register attendance, visit the website.

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