Shaw, Dr Fiona

Dr Fiona ShawConsultant Geriatrician

  • Consultant Geriatrician
  • Tel: 0191 282 3224
  • GMC Code: 3492512
  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MB ChB PhD FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Falls and Syncope.

    Falls in cognitive impairment and dementia.

    Community exercise.

    Older people's rehabilitation.

  • Biography

    I was appointed as a Consultant Geriatrician in 2002, having trained in Edinburgh, Newcastle and Birmingham and with a background research interest in Prevention of Falls in Older People with Cognitive Impairment and Dementia. 

    Falls prevention has continued to be my special interest.  I also have in-patient rehabilitation beds on Cherryburn Ward at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality and am responsible for the Consultant Led Continuing Care Beds at Wheatfield Court Care Home. 

    I Chair the Regional Falls Prevention Task group. 

    I have close working links with the HealthWORKS Staying Steady Community Exercise Programme (I Chair the steering group), the Newcastle Care Homes Project led by GP Colleagues and the North East Ambulance Service Falls Referral Programme. 

    I maintain a low-key-falls-related research interest.

  • Directorate

    Medicine

  • Hospital Base

    Campus for Ageing and Vitality

  • Clinics Provided

    Multidisciplinary Falls Clinic, Meville Day Unit, Monday afternoons, 3 weeks out of 4.

    Rapid Access Falls Clinic, Belsay Unit, Tuesday mornings, weekly.

    General Older People / Falls, Belsay Out-Patients, Thursday afternoons, weekly.

  • Name of Secretary
    Karen Morton
  • Any other Information

    Contact secretary:

    Karen.morton@nuth.nhs.uk

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