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Elderly People (Care And Treatment)

Volume 100: debated on Wednesday 25 June 1986

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science which Scottish universities make special courses available to doctors who wish to specialise in the care and treatment of elderly people; and what information he has to how many students are presently enrolled in such courses.

I understand that the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh each provides occasional one-week courses in geriatric medicine for qualified doctors, and that enrolements on these are normally between 25 and 30.