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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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BGS Autumn Meeting

Register for the BGS Autumn Meeting to be held in London, 22 - 24 November.

Abstract adjudication results:
Do you know your abstract reference number? Click here
Forgotten your reference number? Click here for a pdf of all results



Age & Ageing Journal

Age and Ageing  is the British Geriatrics Society’s international scientific journal. It publishes refereed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology.

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Abstract 1010 - 1019

The abstracts of work submitted for the BGS Autumn 2017 meeting in London have now been adjudicated. Under the new system, all scientific research abstracts were accepted. The clinical effectiveness abstracts were adjudicated and some will have been rejected, although not as many as in the past.

You will need your original reference number which was given to you when you first submitted your abstract in order to find it here.

For those of you who did not have your abstract accepted on this occasion, please do not be discouraged. 

If you have been accepted, please download your confirmation form which must be completed and returned to the BGS office by 6th November 2017 at the latest. You will also need to register as a delegate for the meeting in the usual way (click here).

All queries to Ms Joanna Gough ()

Alternative links to the CONFIRMATION forms

Click here for poster confirmation forms

Click here for platform presentation confirmation forms

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1010

Title of Abstract: Setting up an Acute Hospital at Home Service:  The easy wins and bigger challenges.

Adjudication Result:  Not accepted

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1011

Title of Abstract: Ramsha Mahmood, Pre-registration Pharmacy Student

Adjudication Result:  Not accepted

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1013

Title of Abstract: Hospital at Home: Is a new approach to antimicrobial therapy required?

Adjudication Result:  Not accepted

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1014

Title of Abstract: A General Practitioner Extensivist Training Programme in Geriatrics: developing an integrated workforce to meet the needs of older patients living with frailty

Adjudication Result:  Not accepted

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1015

Title of Abstract: Routine Tiredness or Pathological Fatigue?  Exploring the Impact of Fatigue in Parkinson’s via Self-report Questionnaires

Principal Contact: Veena Agarwal

Adjudication Result:  Poster

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1016

Title of Abstract: Embedding a new protocol for warfarin reversal in emergency hip fracture surgery – A Quality Improvement initiative on the Hip Fracture Unit

Principal Contact: Claire Porter

Adjudication Result:  Poster

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1017

Title of Abstract: Do we need to check Calcium, parathormone and vitamin D in hip fracture patients?

Principal Contact: Atef Michael

Adjudication Result:  Poster

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1018

Title of Abstract: Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving physical and psychological outcomes of fall-related injuries in people with dementia: a systematic review

Principal Contact: Louise Allan

Adjudication Result:  Poster

Old Abstract Reference Number:AM-1019

Title of Abstract: Frailty Team at the Front Door: Advantages of an augmented, on take team.

Adjudication Result:  Not accepted

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