British Geriatrics Society

for better health in old age

About the BGS

The British Geriatrics Society is the professional body of specialists in the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

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Abstract Adjudication Results


The results of the adjudication of abstracts submitted for the BGS Autumn Meeting in October 2014 are published online here

Health Select Committee Report Calls for Joined Up Commissioning

The Health Select Committee has concluded that older people are being let down by fragmented care services and has recommended that the key to joined up services is joined up commissioning.   The Committee has recommended that the Government should place a duty on new clinical commissioning groups and local councils to create a single commissioning process and a single outcomes framework for older people's health, care and housing services.

On 2 July 2012 the BGS is holding a joint conference with ADASS which will focus on commissioning services for older people.

 


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