Dr John Hindle
Dr Hindle was appointed Senior Clinical Lecturer in Care of the Elderly, to the School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University, in 2009. He has also held an honorary appointment as Senior Lecturer in Bangor University’s School of Psychology, since 1998. His training includes Medicine, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, and Neurology in St Mary’s Hospital (London), Hull Royal Infirmary, Royal Bethlehem and Maudsley Hospital (London) and St George Hospital (London).
He was appointed by the NHS in 1990 as Consultant Physician in General Medicine and Medicine for the Elderly (specialist interest movement disorders), Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Llandudno General Hospital. He leads a service for the acute care and rehabilitation of elderly people across a large geographical area in North Wales. He also leads a service for movement disorders for North West Wales and tertiary referrals from mid Wales and is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Liverpool University’s Department of Psychiatry.
John's current research interests include movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Hindle was appointed as a Speciality Lead representing Wales on the UKCLRN (UK clinical research networks) in Dementias and Neurodegeneration. Dr. Hindle has initiated discussions and a work group to develop a research programme through studying Dementia with Lewy Bodies with a particular focus on genetics.