Dr Amit Arora

MD, FRCP (London), MSc


Profile

Dr Amit Arora has been a consultant geriatrician in the North Midlands since 2004. His clinical interests include all falls, dementia, frailty, multiple medical conditions, comprehensive assessment, and other conditions related to ageing.

He has served as Chairman of the England Council of the British Geriatrics Society, Deputy Chairman of the Medical Specialties Committee of the British Medical Association, Regional President of the BMA, and has been an advisor member for the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board in England. He is a member of some national committees, advisory bodies and working groups in the NHS England and Department of Health and Social Care. He chaired the West Midlands Quality Review Service for people living with dementia advising commissioners and provider organizations. He is also the clinical lead for NIHR CRN: Ageing for West Midlands. He has a keen interest in National and International Health quality and policy for the ageing population and has contributed internationally.  

He has over 100 publications including invited book chapters, editorials, reviews and college reports.

He is also the founding director of the Midlands Frailty Academy which is providing frailty training to all grades of health and social care workers.

In 2016, he developed the ‘National Deconditioning Awareness and Prevention Campaign: Get up Get Dressed Get Moving’ the concept of which is now being adopted by many hospitals in UK and abroad. He is often credited with rejuvenating the term deconditioning globally.

He recently chaired the West Midlands Quality review service for Frailty.


Clinics

  • Friday PM by arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Physician, University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

Interests

Other interests

Dr Arora has a specialist interest in the following: Hypertension, Transient Ischaemic Attack (Mini Stroke), Stroke, Irregular Heartbeat, Cholesterol Problems, Parkinsons Disease, Osteoporosis, Heart Failure, Falls. 



Declaration

Dr Amit Arora works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa

Dr Amit Arora does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Amit Arora does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Amit Arora does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.