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Alison IC Donaldson1, Samuel R Neal2, Christine H McAlpine3, Terence Quinn4, Susan D Shenkin5, Graham Ellis6*, Phyo Kyaw Myint7*; on behalf of SCoOP Steering Group

Author Affiliations: 

1Specialist Registrar and Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, 2Senior Medical Student, 7Professor of Medicine of Old Age, Ageing, Clinical and Experimental Research Team (ACER), School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Aberdeen & NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, UK; 3Consultant Physician in Stroke and Geriatric Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde & University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; 4Joint CSO and Stroke Association Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; 5Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; 6National Clinical Lead for Older People and Frailty, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Glasgow, UK

*GE and PKM contributed equally to this paper

Correspondence to: 

Phyo Kyaw Myint, Room 4.013, Polwarth Building, Forester Hill, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK  Email:

Journal Issue: 
Volume 49: Issue 2: 2019
Cite paper as: 
J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2019; 49: 105–11