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Amit Arora

Dr Amit Arora

Vice President (Workforce); Clinical Director for Emergency Care Improvement Support Team (ECIST), British Geriatrics Society; NHS England

Dr Amit Arora has been a frontline consultant geriatrician in the North Midlands since 2004. He is currently the Vice President (Workforce) of the British Geriatrics Society and a Clinical Director for Emergency Care Improvement Support Team (ECIST) of NHS England. He is a member of many national committees, advisory bodies and working groups in the NHS England and Department of Health and Social Care.
He has chaired the Quality Review Service for people living with Dementia as well as frailty advising commissioners and provider organizations nationally.
He is also the clinical lead for NIHR CRN: Ageing for West Midlands. He has a keen interest in National and International Health quality and policy for the ageing population and has contributed internationally.
He has over 100 publications including invited book chapters, editorials, reviews and college reports.
He is the founding director of the National Frailty Academy which provides free frailty training to all grades of health and social care staff.
In 2016, he coined the term deconditioning syndrome as a medical entity and developed the ‘National Deconditioning Awareness and Prevention Campaign: Sit Up Get Dressed Keep Moving’ and deconditioning is now internationally recognized.
In 2022-23, he conceptualised and led the National mission to ReconditionTheNation called National Reconditioning Games, which awarded 1500 medals across the 31 ICSs and 100 organisations across the country and established a network of over 500 Reconditioning Ambassadors.
He has won multiple awards from HSJ, BMJ, Skills for Health and Royal Colleges for his work over the years.

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