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About the BGS

The British Geriatrics Society is the professional body of specialist doctors, nurses, therapists and other professionals concerned with the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

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May 2018 Newsletter

The May issue of the BGS newsletter is available:

Should the BGS change its name?
The new geriatric giants
Normal pressure hydrocephalus: treatment seeks disease?

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts for the BGS 2018 Autumn Meeting to be held in London in November 2018. The submissions facility closes at 17:00 on 15 June.

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BGS President-Elect Elections 2018

In November, Professor Tahir Masud will succeed Dr Eileen Burns as BGS President. The BGS is opening the ballot to elect the next President-Elect.

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BGS representatives on external bodies

The British Geriatrics Society has representatives serving on committees of organisations whose activities link with those of the BGS. Listed below is a current list of representatives. To contact any of these representatives, please email Mark Stewart

Prof Tahir Masud Union European Medical Society (UEMS)
Prof David Oliver European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS)
Prof Opinder Sahota National Osteoporosis Society Partners Forum and BGS Anaesthesia
Prof Phyo Myint British Association of Stroke Physicians
AP Prof John Potter Royal College of Physicians (London) Speciality Committee for Stroke Medicine
AP Dr Martin Vernon National Council for Palliative Care
Dr Adam Gordon Health Education England
Dr Zoe Wyrko Health Education England
Prof Peter Crome Royal College of Psychiatry's Quality Mark for Elder-Friendly Wards
IAGG-ER Clinical Section


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