We are a Society that works hard to improve the care of older people, and supports and guides fellow professionals
- Dr Adhi Vedamurthy
The BGS Autumn meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in careof older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals.
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Muscle weakness and poor balance are key risk factors for falls. I have long thought that if we would work out a population approach this would be a great step forward in the area of falls prevention.
The Dunhill Medical Trust seeks three new Trustees with the commitment, vision and expertise to contribute to its next phase of development.
This project provides a unique data set on the pathway of frail older people through secondary care, from assessment in A&E, assessment units, inpatient wards and supported discharge. The project gives insight into why this cohort of patients appear to be more prone to delayed transfers of care. The BGS has also worked with the NHS Benchmarking Network to develop a short service user audit which will be included in the project.
The QOLCARE Study Group invites visitors to complete a survey which explores how doctors rate their professional quality of life and job satisfaction.
We are inviting expressions of interest from suitably experienced BGS members to take over as our second representative on the NAIC Steering Group. Our outgoing representative, Dr Fiona Kearney, has kindly agreed to brief her successor once appointed.
We are inviting expressions of interest from suitably experienced BGS members to take over as our representative on the committee. Our former representative, Professor Potter has kindly agreed to brief his successor once appointed.
The BGS is now inviting expressions of interest for the post of Deputy Honorary Secretary.
Closing date: midnight, 30 September 2018.
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.