We are a Society that works hard to improve the care of older people, and supports and guides fellow professionals
- Dr Adhi Vedamurthy
The meeting will provide a forum for education in movement disorders and is organised by the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section.
This annual 2 day weekend meeting is built around the current curriculum needs and experiences of junior doctors training for a career in geriatric Medicine.
This event is intended for clinicians and healthcare professionals working with older people in urgent care settings. The day will include keynote presentations from experts in their field, time for questions, and sessions demonstrating best practice approaches available.
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View and download presentations delivered at the 2018 BGS Autumn meeting.
The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has appointed Sarah Mistry as its new Chief Executive from February 2019. Sarah Mistry will succeed Colin Nee who announced his retirement from the BGS earlier this year, effective as of the end of January 2019.
This review features 53 studies funded by the National Institute of Health Research, which was set up to address the needs of the NHS.
Autumnal scenes and sunshine welcomed delegates to the 66th Irish Gerontological Society’s (IGS) Annual Scientific Meeting at the beautiful - if labyrinthine - Slieve Russell Hotel and County Club in County Cavan in late September 2018.
About fifteen years ago I had a ‘conversion’ experience. I was jointly running a regional memory clinic set up shortly after cholinesterase inhibitors were licensed, and I realised that one section of the population were being left out: people who in those days were labelled as having a Learning Disability, now relabelled Intellectual Disability.
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