With in total about 100 professionals, the Geriatric department admits approx. 450 patients per year and sees 1200 new patients in our outpatient clinics. The clinical teams also fulfil
an extensive consultation team in the Radboudumc.
Apart from this we have an 24/7 team available for geriatric patients on other wards, which now also implements the HELP programme, adapted to the Dutch circumstances. See also http://www.umcn.nl/Zorg/Afdelingen/geriatrie/Pages/default.aspx
The clinicians at the geriatric department:
Dr Jurgen Claassen, geriatrician, JPI
Dr. Dieneke van Asselt, geriatrician,
Dr. Didy Jacobse, geriatrician
Drs David Jansen, geriatrician
Dr Y Schoon, geriatrician and Director of patient care/ work place manager
Mrs Drs Annemie Diepstraten, senior geriatrician (part time)
Dr Marianne van Iersel, geriatrician, jPL teaching star.
Drs William van Aalst, physician assistant,
trial clinician/project leader.
Dr René Melis, MD epidemiologist and senior researcher, PI
Prof dr Roy Kessels, neuropsychologist, PL (part time).
The research staff is consisting of four post-docs and around 15 PhD students.
The clinical staff consists of 7 geriatricians and 2 physicians assistants.