Care of older people involved in trauma

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust invite you to an evening of lectures and discussion around care of older people following major trauma.

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Trauma Care for Older People

An evening symposium with Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust

Thursday Oct 6th, 6pm                      Cost: £25 includes dinner


Chair: Dr Duncan Bootland

18.00            Welcome                                               Adrian Bell CEO

18.10            The changing face of major trauma     Dr Tony Kehoe

18.50            Older people and trauma triage           Dr Colin Dewar

19.10            A geriatrician’s perspective                  Dr Tom Hutchinson

19.30            Dinner

20.15            Thoracic trauma in older people         Mr Duncan Bew

20.45            Neurotrauma in older people              Mr Mark Wilson

21.15            Panel Q &A

21.30            Close


Tony Kehoe is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Clinical Governance Lead for the Peninsula Trauma Network. He has previously worked with the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.

Colin Dewar is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine and the Lead Clinician for Trauma at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Tom Hutchinson is a Consultant in Elderly Care and the Deputy Chief of Safety for Medicine at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Mark Wilson is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Pre-Hospital Care Specialist working at both Imperial College (St Mary’s Major Trauma Centre) and on London’s Air Ambulance.

Duncan Bew is a Consultant Surgeon at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London and is Clinical Lead for trauma and emergency surgery at Kings College Hospital and the South East Kent and Medway (SELKAM) trauma network.

For further information, contact Emily

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