Dr Seema Srivastava - Care of the Elderly
GMC Number: 4642370
Year of first qualification: 1999, MBBS University of London
Specialty: Medicine for Older People
Clinical interest: Fractures in Older People, Surgical Optimisation in Older People, Patient Safety, Quality improvement
Secretary: Michaela Perry
Telephone: 0117 414 9457
Seema is Associate Medical Director and Consultant in Medicine for Older People.
She has been a Consultant in Medicine for Older People at North Bristol NHS Trust for 11 years. In her clinical role, she delivers care in several services including complex care for older people, comprehensive geriatric assessment for older people with major trauma (Silver Trauma), front door emergency care sessions with the Complex Assessment and Liaison Service (CALS), and directly supervises several doctors in training.
She also leads the safety and quality improvement (QI) programme across the Trust which is building QI capacity and capability, improvements in clinical care and building our safety culture. Seema led the development of a combined ‘National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Pain’ chart across the Trust, which helps the early identification of patients at risk of deterioration.
Seema also lead the development of a novel NEWS chart for Neurosciences, which helps detect deteriorating neurological health. More recently Seema developed and implemented the Learning from Deaths programme trust-wide.
Seema was awarded an MBE in the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for her services to the NHS in Patient Safety.