Rebekah Schiff

Consultant in general and geriatric medicine


Rebekah Schiff has been a consultant geriatrician and general physician at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2004.

She has extensive experience in the care of older people in hospital and community settings.

She was the clinical lead for the department of ageing and health from 2009 to 2018.

She developed the short-term older persons unit (frailty unit) on the emergency floor.

She also supported the creation of the Guy's and St Thomas' @home service, increasing community support to older people living at home and in care homes.

She runs a 1-year junior doctor educational clinical rotation across the integrated care pathway for 9 doctors.

She is on the advisory committee for The National Audit of Care at the End of Life.

She is the Mental Capacity Act lead for Guy's and St Thomas'.

Education and training

  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, 1994
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS), University College London, 1992

Research interests

  • Medicines related problems
  • Heart failure
  • Community services
  • End of life care

Last updated: April 2024

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