Dr George Crowther is a Consultant in Old Age Liaison Psychiatry at Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust and a lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry at the University of Leeds, having previously been a NIHR Clinical Lecturer. George’s clinical and research interests lie in the management of complex dementia symptoms. Research work to date includes the describing complex dementia symptoms in a general hospital setting, and more recently the design and testing of a distress screening tool for use on people with severe dementia in a general hospital setting. This research formed the basis of his PhD. George’s other area of research interest is the pharmacological management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, he has published on this topic and has ongoing projects in at the Dementia Clinical Network.