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The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has published an information guide for older people and their families giving information about care homes.
View, download and print the complete abstracts of work from the BGS Spring Meeting Cardiff, 10-12 April 2019.
This NICE quality standard (QS182) covers the experience of adults using social care services and is endorsed by the BGS.
The Amulree Essay Prize is awarded to medical students for an essay on a subject pertinent to ageing or old age written from a medical, biological or sociological point of view.
Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, has appointed Professor Rowan Harwood as its new Editor from February 2019. Professor Harwood will succeed Professor David Stott who has been Editor since 2014.
Strong, Steady and Straight is an expert consensus statement on physical activity and exercise for osteoporosis from the National Osteoporosis Society, supported by the BGS.
Featuring a guide to big data, the lowdown on the long-awaited NHS Long Term Plan, polypharmacy and how podiatry interventions could help to reduce falls.
BGS members who receive Age and Ageing as a member benefit can access the journal online for free. Simply login to our site, visit your account page and click the read journal link.