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Carmelo Aquilina


Dr Carmelo Aquilina graduated from the University of Malta in 1986 and started his psychiatric training in Liverpool in 1988 and trained as an old age psychiatrist in London in 1991. He started work as an old age psychiatrist in 1996 working in Sheffield, Eastbourne and then South London. During this time he was the founder-editor of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Faculty of Age Psychiatry’s Journal –‘Old Age Psychiatrist’ from 1994 to 2002.  In 2006 he worked as the Director of Old age Psychiatry services in Auckland, New Zealand and in 2008 took up his current position as Director of mental Health Services for Older people in  Western Sydney  Local Health District. He is also Clinical Senior Lecturer with the University of Sydney. His interests include dementia, ethics, health economics and self-neglect in old age.  



Last Updated: Friday 08 February 2013