Dr Shazia Awais

MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (London)

  • Telephone 01473 279123
  • Year of first qualification 1987
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi

  • GMC Number 5207778
  • Fax 01473 279112


Dr Shazia Awais did her specialty training in the East of England deanery obtaining dual CCT in General internal and Geriatric Medicine in 2010.  Dr Awais has clinical responsibility for complex short-stay inpatients as well as weekly clinics at Frailty assessment base and fortnightly medical out-patient clinics at Ipswich Hospital.  Dr Awais also provides weekly clinical input at Bluebird Lodge Intermediate care centre and is clinical lead for delirium beds at Barham Care Home.


  • Tuesday: 18:00 - 20:00


Current posts

  • Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
  • Consultant Physician for Older People


Dr Awais has dual CCT in Geriatric Medicine and General Internal Medicine with special interest in Frailty syndromes and comprehensive geriatric assessment including falls assessment, delirium/ dementia, polypharmacy, complex multiple medical problems, surgical liaison and rehab support.

Other interests

Dr Awais’ other interests include the training of junior doctors and she is also a MRCP PACES examiner.

Personal interests

Reading and newly found interest in gardening

Member of

  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • British Geriatric Society
  • National Osteoporosis Society
  • Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland


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

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

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