Dr Peter Fletcher is a Consultant Physician in the department of Old Age Medicine at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in Movement Disorders and shares service delivery with colleagues in Old Age Medicine, Neurology and Psychiatry as well as nursing and the allied health professions. He runs clinics on three sites across a very rural county. He is a founder member of and educational advisor to the Parkinson’s Academy and has contributed to all its MasterClasses from their inception in 2002 to date. He is a past Chair of the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section and President of the Cheltenham branch of the Parkinson’s UK. He was the local principal investigator for the PdMed (Pd medicines) and the PdGen (Pd genetics) studies and lead locally for the PdREHAB (Pd rehabilitation) study. He is an Honorary Reader at the University of Bristol. He chairs the Medical school’s Medical Education Committee and leads for the Medical school on inter-professional learning and personal and professional development, and consultation and practical skills in the curriculum. He examines for the university of Bristol and for the Royal College of Physicians of London (PACES and DGM). He has an MSc in Medical Education and leads a large and very active programme of research in medical education.

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Peter Fletcher: What do learners get out of the Parkinson’s Masterclass?
Peter Fletcher: Course Structure & Learning at the Parkinson’s Academy
Peter Fletcher and Robin Fackrell: The Complex Disease Phase in Parkinson’s