Our service aims to provide acute and rehabilitation care for
the elderly residents of Trafford and other parts of the
We specialise in:
- Acute medical services for the elderly. This includes
inpatient management of acute admissions as well as outpatient
clinics in general medicine
- General, usually post-acute, rehabilitation of the elderly
- Immediate post acute management of stroke
- TIA and stroke management clinic
- Falls management including outpatient falls clinics and
management of osteoporosis
- Movement disorder management including Parkinson's disease and
- Movement disorder clinic
- Orthogeriatric inpatient post-acute and rehabilitation
management of fractures
- Management of diabetes in the elderly
- Outpatient diabetic clinic for the elderly
- Acute medical management of vascular dementia and delirium
- Outpatient management of dizzy spells
The department is located in the Seymour Unit at Trafford General Hospital. We have inpatient acute management in the medical wards, Coronary Care Unit and Critical Care Unit at Trafford General Hospital. The Seymour Unit also caters for inpatient rehabilitation services.
Our outpatient clinics are at Trafford General Hospital, Altrincham General Hospital and Stretford Memorial Hospital.
All of our consultants work in acute medicine and elderly care.
Their areas of special interest are below.
If you have any concerns about coming into hospital or questions
about your appointment or treatment you can contact the PALS team
on 0161 746 2019.
Dr Dhirendra Allen
Special interests: Orthogeriatrics, General geriatric
care. Also participates in acute unselected on-call
Dr Sajjad Anwar
Special interests: General geriatrics, Stroke and
Dr Jay Chillala
Special interests: Falls, Osteoporosis, Diabetes in the
Dr Tad Kondratowicz
Special interests: Rehabilitation
Dr Simon Musgrave
Special interests: Stroke, TIA
Referrals to the department can be made via your GP. Please
advise your GP if you wish to be referred to us.
If a person is already an inpatient, their next of kin should
speak to the secretaries in order to make an appointment to see the
consultant. Usually we would ask you to speak to one of the staff
nurses, ward sister or one of the doctors in the ward first.