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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.

Book of Abstracts (final at 16:35, 15 November)

Download the full programme (updated 14 November)

 

 

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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Vacancy - Director of Business Support

The BGS wishes to recruit a fully UK-qualified Accountant with substantial post-qualification experience for this senior management position, which may be filled full-time or part-time.

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BMA Foundation for Medical Research Grants

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research Grants has published it list of available grants for 2018 (pdf). Each grant is around £50,000. Online applications will open on 1 January 2018  and close on 02 March 2018.

Doris Hillier – £50,000
To assist research into rheumatism and arthritis.
Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners and a member of the BMA.

T P Gunton – £50,000
To assist research into public health relating to cancer. Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK.

H C Roscoe – £50,000
To promote research into the elimination of the common cold and/or other viral diseases of the human respiratory system. Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK.

Helen H Lawson – £50,000
To promote research into novel technologies and/or organisational systems to assist in patient care, primary care or public health. 
Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners and a member of the BMA.

Dawkins and Strutt – £60,000
To assist research into multimorbidity in an ageing population.
Applicants must be UK registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK. Projects must relate to the UK only.

Josephine Lansdell – £50,000
To assist research in the field of heart disease.
Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners and a member of the BMA.

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