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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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Vacancy: BGS Officers

The BGS is inviting expressions of interest from BGS members to fill the vacancies of Deputy Media Digital Media Editor (deadline for applications Friday 6 April, midnight) and Vice President for Academic Affairs (deadline for applications, Friday, 20 April, midnight). For background and person specifications, click the link of the position which interests you (downloadable in pdf format).

2018 Spring Meeting

Registration now open

Abstract submissions: Research abstracts are automatically accepted. Clinical Quality abstracts are adjudicated. Results available here on 5 March

Clinical Excellence Awards 2018

The next round of clinical excellence awards opens on the 13 February 2018.

All candidates seeking the support of the BGS are asked to complete the appropriate form(s) and submit these to the Society by 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 6 March 2018. This is a finite deadline and we will be unable to accept forms after this date.

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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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