British Geriatrics Society

for better health in old age

About the BGS

The British Geriatrics Society is the professional body of specialists in the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

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BGS Autumn Meeting 2014


Those POWERPOINT presentations which have been authorised for publication are now available for download

Call for Abstracts


Abstracts are invited for the BGS 2015 Spring Meeting to be held in Nottingham, 29 April - 1 May. The submissions facility opens on 1 November 2014 and closes at 17.00 on 1 December 2014

Fit for Frailty Part 1

The 2014 BGS Campaign to promote best practice for the identification, assessment and management of older people living with frailty in community and outpatient settings. Download the guidance in summary or comprehensive format.

BGS Bladder and Bowel Health - Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for the BGS Bladder and Bowel Special Interest Group meeting on 5 December 2014. Deadline for submissions will be 17 November.

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BGS Blog


Check out the BGS blog for news, commentary and discussion of topical issues related to geriatric medicine and the care of older people. 

Conferences and Meetings


Visit our Meetings Section for meetings on a large range of sub-specialist topics both here and in the UK. If you want to publicise a meeting, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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