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Jay Banerjee

Jay Banerjee

Emergency Physician

Jay is an Emergency Physician at the University Hospitals of Leicester with special interest in caring for older people, and Honorary Associate Professor in Emergency Care and Academic Champion in Clinical Leadership, University of Leicester. He was previously Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement in UHL and Jay led the national multi-disciplinary group in the UK that produced the “Silver Book” and led a multi-national group for developing the “Standard Set for Older Person” for the International Consortium for Health Outcome Measurement, funded by NHS England

Jay Banerjee

About 65,000 people experience a hip fracture each year in the UK. This is the biggest single cause of major trauma and the cost represents about 1% of the NHS budget. Hip fractures are much commoner in older people and having a hip fracture is often a turning point in someone’s life.