Dr Conor Maguire MB BCh BAO DME MD FRCPEdin is a Consultant Physician in Geriatric and General Medicine at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, where he is Clinical Lead for Medicine for the Elderly and Stroke Services. Dr Maguire obtained his medical qualification from University College Dublin. He did his initial postgraduate training and research in Dublin, with a subspecialty and research interest in Parkinson’s disease and cognitive dysfunction. He was awarded an MD from Trinity College Dublin for a thesis on Neurobiological Markers of Dementia. From 1997 to 2001, he was the Lecturer in Care of the Elderly at the University of Bristol and Frenchay Hospital Bristol before moving to Edinburgh in 2001 to take up his present post as a Consultant in NHS Lothian. Since his appointment, he has developed a Service for People with Parkinson’s in Edinburgh and the Lothians. He is Chairman of the Lothian Parkinson’s Service Advisory Group, the local Stakeholder Group. He is the Regional Lead for the Parkinson’s Excellence Network. He was appointed as Director of Education at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2015.