Dr Jackson qualified in 2003 in London and moved to Birmingham to complete ST training in geriatric medicine and general internal medicine in 2007, gaining his certificate of completion of training (CCT) in 2012. During his training he was active in the British Geriatrics Society and was chair of the BGS Training Committee from 2009 to 2011. He was awarded a joint Age UK-Research into Ageing Fund and British Geriatric Society Clinical Fellowship in 2012 and is based at the University of Birmingham looking at validating tools to diagnose unrecognised dementia in patients with delirium as well as investigating the immune and inflammatory effects of delirium.
He is supervised by Professor Janet Lord here at Birmingham, Professor John Gladman at the University of Nottingham and Dr Bart Sheehan at the University of Nottingham. Other specialist interests include perioperative medicine of the older patient and falls. He works as a visiting consultant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in the departments of Geriatric Medicine and Acute Medicine.