Dr Josie Jenkinson
Consultant Psychiatrist for Older People
Place of work / study:
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London
Area of research:
Health Services Research and delirium
How is your work funded:
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Tell us a little about yourself:
Just finishing my PhD, and a relatively new consultant. I currently work in liaison, which is the interface between the acute hospital and mental health services so I see people in the acute hospital setting. I am passionate about improving the delivery of mental health services to older people.
Tell us a fun fact about yourself:
I have two horses and two tattoos. That’s two facts!
Why did you choose to work in dementia?
My father had Lewy Body Dementia, and had a bad experience in a general hospital.