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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Expressions of interest invited


The British Geriatrics Society and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint four consultants and two specialist trainees to write questions for the Geriatric Medicine SCE.

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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 15 December 2014 (extended from 1 December).

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 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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