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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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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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Call for Abstracts - Continence

Call for Abstracts for the BGS Continence Care in Older People to be held in Manchester in September 2018. The submissions facility closes at 17:00 on 1 August.

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BGS Vacancies: Senior Officer Posts

The BGS is now inviting expressions of interest for the posts of Deputy Honorary Secretary and BGS Vice President: Workforce. Closing date: midnight, 30 September 2018.   

Falls and Postural Stability

This annual BGS event, being held on 14 September in Leeds is widely recognised as the leading meeting in the UK for clinicians working in the field of falls and mobility medicine. 

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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