Dr Peter Fletcher is a consultant physician in the department of old age medicine at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in movement disorders and shares service delivery with colleagues in old age medicine, neurology and psychiatry as well as colleagues from nursing and the allied health professions. He runs clinics on four sites across a very rural county.

He is a founder member of and educational advisor to the Parkinson’s Academy and has contributed to all masterclasses from their inception in 2002 to date. He is past chair of the British geriatrics society movement disorders section and president of the Cheltenham branch of Parkinson’s UK. He is the local principal investigator for the PDMED (PD medicines), PDGEN (PD genetics) and PDREHAB (PD rehabilitation) studies.

He is a senior lecturer and an undergraduate medical dean at the university of Bristol. He has an MSc in medical education and leads for the medical school on interprofessional learning and personal and professional development in the curriculum. He examines for the university of Bristol and for the Royal College of Physicians of London.