Peter Sommerville

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Consultant in stroke, geriatric and general medicine

Biography

Peter Sommerville is a consultant in stroke, geriatric and general medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

He is also:

  • service lead in stroke and neurorehabilitation
  • honorary senior lecturer, school of population and environmental sciences, King's College London
  • medical information officer for the Apollo digital transformation project

Education and training

  • MA Neurophysiology, psychology and philosophy (Oxford University)
  • MBBS (Guy's, King's and St Thomas' medical school)
  • PgCert Leadership in Health (London South Bank University)

Research interests

  • Eating and drinking at risk
  • Delirium
  • Quality improvement and patient safety

Awards

  • Excellence in patient care award, Royal College of Physicians (2020)
  • Best abstract prize, South East Thames Regional British Geriatrics Society Conference (2019) 
  • Best poster prize, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Quality Improvement Project awards (2018)
  • Best abstract prize, King's Health Partners Safety Connections Conference (2017)
  • Best abstract prize, South East Thames Regional British Geriatrics Society Conference (2017)
  • Innovation award, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Therapy Quality Improvement Study Day (2017)
  • Best abstract prize, South East Thames Regional British Geriatrics Society Conference (2016)
  • Abstract prize, United Kingdom Swallow Research Group Conference (2016)
  • Distinction in Darzi Fellowship PgCert

Last updated: April 2022

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