Dan Furmedge

Consultant physician, geriatric and general internal medicine


Dan Furmedge's work at the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust includes caring for older inpatients on the Older Person’s Unit, seeing acute medical patients on the medical take, seeing acute older patients on the Acute Older Person’s (frailty) Unit, and seeing patients for the innovative hospital @home service. He supports the Southwark supported discharge team and has a comprehensive geriatric assessment and general geriatric medicine clinic. Dan is also developing a project supporting comprehensive geriatric assessment and advance care planning for patients in their own homes in Lambeth. His clinical interests include acute care of older people, liaison geriatrics, palliative care and advance care planning, dementia and general geriatric and general medicine.

He is honorary senior clinical lecturer in medical education, training programme director for internal medicine training at Guy's and St Thomas' and is an MRCP PACES examiner. He is responsible for year 5 medical students and year 2 physician associate students within the department of ageing and health.

He is also an accredited medical examiner and undertakes independent medico-legal expert witness work.

Education and training

  • Medical Examiner for the Royal College of Pathologist (RCPathME), Royal College of Pathologists, 2019
  • Master of Science (MSc), University College London, 2015
  • Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd), Academy of Medical Educators, 2013
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Higher Education Academy, 2013
  • Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRCOG), Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2012
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), Royal College of Physicians, 2011
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), King’s College London, 2009
  • Associate of King's College London (AKC), King’s College London, 2009

Research interests

  • Medical education
  • Assessment in medicine
  • Ethnicity and its role in education and training
  • Portfolios, revalidation and reflective practice
  • Qualitative research

Last updated: October 2023

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