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Last updated: 21 Jun 2020
Dr Nima Hashemi graduated from St George’s hospital medical school, University of London in 2002 with an award in clinical management and undertook most of his training in London and Surrey.
He became a substantive consultant in 2012 with dual accreditation in elderly care medicine and general internal medicine. He also completed a post graduate qualification in Gerontology at King’s College London in 2011. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London.
Nima works at Croydon University Hospital and looks after older inpatients and is the on call rota for acute elderly care admissions. He has regular general outpatient clinics for patients aged 65 years and older and also runs urgent hot clinic/fast-track referral clinics for patients more unwell who are in or approaching crisis.
He has set up and is clinical lead for a new innovative acute care of the elderly service (ACE) at Croydon University hospital since working there as a consultant, which won the ‘Team of the Year’ award at the annual trust award ceremony during its first operational year. He also won an individual award for ‘Incredible customer service’ the following year at the trust annual ceremony awards.
Nima was recently mentioned positively in the national Guardian newspaper for the service that he leads being innovative and meeting the needs of an ageing population.
He is interested in all aspects of elderly care and geriatric syndromes and is happy to do home visits and care home visits and rounds. He is also a Champion of Elderly Care as part of the STFS Specialty Champions Scheme which provides careers advice and guidance; a tutor and examiner in the post-graduate medical examinations; and a qualified coach and mentor within Croydon university hospital.
Areas of interest
Elderly Care Medicine; Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment; Falls; Syncope; Cognitive impairment; Weight loss; bone health;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician in Elderly Care - Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.
Clinical lead of Acute Care of the Elderly -Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians London.
Champion of Elderly Care as part of the STFS Specialty Champions Scheme.
Mentor and Coach - Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.
Educational and Clinical Supervisor - Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.
Champion for trainees returning to training (SuppoRTT)
Merit Award in Clinical Management - University of London, 2002.
Incredible Customer Service Award - Croydon Health Services Annual Trust Ceremony 2015.
Team of the Year Award - Croydon Health Services Annual Trust Ceremony 2014.
Certificate of Merit for Excellent Supervision for Foundation Trainees 2016/2017
Certificate of Commendation for Excellent Teaching for the academic yeat 2016/2017Certificate of Merit for Excellent Supervision for Foundation Trainees 2018/2019
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Persian (Farsi) - Conversational
- M,B,B,S University of London 2002
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians London 2016
- PG Certificate Gerontology Kings College London 2011
Reference number 6053346
Affiliations / memberships
- Poppy Lane Shirley Oaks Village CROYDON CR9 8AB
- 14:00 - 16:00
- 020 8655 5500
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