Based in the Medical Day Hospital at Solihull Hospital, OPAL (Older Person Assessment and Liaison Service) Solihull is a consultant geriatrician led multi-disciplinary team which provides a service to older people or those with complex needs at a time of acute medical need.
The team see people who would normally be referred to Solihull Acute Medical Unit (AMU) or arrive at the hospital front door. Their aim is to find alternatives to hospital admission.
OPAL Solihull’s performance continues to remain above trajectory and patient and carer feedback is extremely positive. A second Consultant Geriatrician has been successfully recruited and will join the team in the new year.