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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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Call for abstracts for the Frailty First conference

The Acute Frailty Network is looking for suggestions for presentations, speakers and posters for their annual Conference which will take place on 28th June 2018.

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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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Calling BGS members!

Your annual membership renewal email will be sent to you by 8 December from . This contains a personalised email link for you to renew your membership for 2018. Please note we will not be sending letters this year. If you cannot find this email, or have not received it by the 8 December please call the BGS office on 0207 608 1369 or email the Membership Officer.

Geriatrician, Timaru Hospital, New Zealand

Vacancy: Full-time geriatrician (+ negotiable on-call)

The South Canterbury District Health Board is looking to recruit a Geriatrician to work in the Assessment Treatment and Rehabilitation Ward, alongside another experienced Geriatrician. You will share in the care of a 20 bed sub-acute care unit and participate in community visits and clinic visits. You will be working with a well-coordinated interdisciplinary team, that includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work and nursing.

Based in the family friendly environment of Timaru in the centre of New Zealand’s picturesque South Island, you will enjoy the genuine ease of access to a host of outdoor activities (e.g. five ski fields, several lakes and mountains all within one to two hours drive), together with many outstanding local sporting facilities (some of international standard, like SCF Tennis Centre, Aorangi Park Sport Stadium, Timaru Motor Raceway and CBay Aquatic Centre). There is truly something here for most to pursue or develop interests in outside of work. Traffic jams are unheard of, local state and integrated schools offer quality education and housing is affordable.

Live the dream of achievable work/life balance and enjoy a friendly professional work environment!

Please apply for this vacancy online at: https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/specialist-physician-healthy-aging-and-rehabilitation/timaru-hospital/9565

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact our Human Resource Adviser by phoning +64 3 687 2230.
Closing date: OPEN

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