Care of Older People

Main Address

  • Whittington Health
    Matron for Care of the Older Patient
    Dorothy Warren Day Hospital
    Magdala Avenue
    London
  • N19 5NF

Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    9 am - 5 pm
The department for the care of older people is a progressive and forward looking department that is striving to provide the best possible care for the older patient.

The department provides in and outpatient services run by five consultants, supported by a multidisciplinary team of specialist doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nutritionists and social workers. The Department also work closely with Whittington Health community staff, engages community services and voluntary organisations to ensure the care delivered are joined up.

The majority of the care of the older patient services are based on the Great Northern Building at Level 6 of the Whittington Hospital. Inpatient services are provided within designated care of the older patient wards.

There is a dedicated care of the older patient outpatient services. These services are delivered in the Dorothy Warren Day Hospital and include, general medical follow up, memory clinic, falls management, tissue viability and physiotherapy clinics. Other clinics take place at the hospitalís main outpatient department.

Appointments

The Dorothy Warren Day Unit is open Monday to Friday between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm.

Referral

Referrals to the different clinics are through the following pathways:
  • GP by fax or postal
  • Following inpatient admission
  • Internal referrals from other specialities within the hospital setting including from accident and emergency
  • Community Matrons

Useful resources

Further Information

Contact us

Telephone:

Cavell Ward: 020 7288 5449
Cloudesley Ward: 020 7288 5448
Meyrick Ward: 020 7288 5447
Dorothy Warren Day Hospital: 020 7288 5081

Fax

You can fax information to the wards/department on the following numbers:

Cavell Ward: 020 7288 3415
Cloudesley Ward: 020 7288 3521
Meyrick Ward: 020 7288 5977
Dorothy Warren Day Hospital: 020 7288 5368

Helpline

We are here to help you and are always eager to improve things. If you have a query or would like to make a suggestion, or wish to contact us for any other reason, please write to:

Whittington Health
c/o Matron for Care of the Older Patient
Dorothy Warren Day Hospital
Magdala Avenue
London
N19 5NF

Alternatively, you can speak to the matron on the following number 020 7288 5104.

Key staff

Dr Celia Bielawski

Dr Celia Bielawski

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Dr Rosaire Gray

Dr Rosaire Gray

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Dr Rodric Jenkin

Dr Rodric Jenkin

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Dr Ruth Law

Dr Ruth Law

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Dr Sheena Mitchell

Dr Sheena Mitchell

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Dr Clarissa Murdoch

Dr Clarissa Murdoch

Consultant in Care of Older People and Acute Medicine

Dr Gurcharan Rai

Dr Gurcharan Rai

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Dr Abhi Sinha

Dr Abhi Sinha

Consultant in Care of Older People Medicine

Working on it!