Frailty, dementia and chronic pain (July 2015)

GP Masterclass: July 2015
Dr Anna Saiz, Dr Anna Mandeville and Dr Gloria Yu

8 July 2015 - 6.30pm onwards

Holiday Inn, Black Prince interchange, Southwold Road, Bexley, Kent DA5 1ND

This masterclass was presented by Drs Gloria Yu, Ana Saiz and Anna Mandeville from our Adult Community Health and Older People's Mental Health Services. The sessions covered the following:

  • Understanding and Assessing for Frailty: this session enabled you to understand, assess and manage Frailty within your patients and was presented by Dr Gloria Yu.
  • Dementia and the management of long term conditions: this session improved your understanding of the management of long term physical conditions in patients with dementia and provide an opportunity to discuss any complex cases you may have. It also provided an update on local services and support for patients and carers, and was presented by Dr Ana Saiz.
  • Chronic pain and management: this session defined chronic pain and national guidelines on intervention. Pain management programmes was explained, including their effectiveness, and what is available locally. This session was presented by Dr Anna Mandeville.


  • Dr Gloria Yu, Clinical Head of Bexley Integrated Care and Consultant Physician in Elderly, General and Stroke Medicine, Adult Community Health Services
  • Dr Ana Saiz, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Older People's Mental Health Services
  • Dr Anna Mandeville, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Bexley MSK Service, Adult Community Health Services

Attendance certificates were given.