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Higher training in old age psychiatry: a survey of senior registrars' experiences

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Barbara Beats
Affiliation:
Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone ME16 9QQ
Gerard Bagley
Affiliation:
Knowle Hospital, Fareham PO17 5NA
Victoria Banks
Affiliation:
Barrow Hospital, Bristol BS19 3SG
Patricia Cronin
Affiliation:
St Nicholas Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 3XT
Goedele Opdebeeck
Affiliation:
Queen's Park Hospital, Blackburn BB2 3HH
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If high quality services are to be provided for the elderly mentally ill throughout the country it is now recognised that specialist teams are needed, led by adequately trained old age psychiatrists (Wattis et al, 1981).

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Psychiatry of old age
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