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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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January 2018 Newsletter

The January issue of the BGS newsletter is available:

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2017 Autumn meeting conference report

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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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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Trainees' weekend 2018 - Powerpoints

The powerpoint files supporting presentations at the BGS Trainees 2018 weekend are now available for download. We publish only those files which have been authorised for publication by the authors. The files are published in secured pdf format to obviate plagiarism as far as this is possible. (updated 19 February 2018).


Sally Briggs: What are we looking for in a new appointment? (19 Feb 2018)

Rachel Binks: Telemedicine, the new frontier 

Chris Douglass: Stroke Mimics

Matt Jones: The medical memory clinic and atypical dementias

Fiona Leslie: Artificial nutrition - when to consider NG feeding / PEG (28 Mar 2018)

Emma Pickavance and Raj Parikh: Osteoporosis 

David Riding: How to manage leg ulcers in the elderly 

Mini Singh: Approaches to skin problems

Sandy Thomson: SCE in Geriatric Medicine: Friend or Foe

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