We are a Society that works hard to improve the care of older people, and supports and guides fellow professionals
- Dr Adhi Vedamurthy
Training and education for healthcare professionals to improve comprehensive clinical care for older people with cancer
The latest scientific research and best clinical practice in healthcare of older people
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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.
View and download presentation slides from the Trainees Weekend 2019
Slides for the meeting held on 1 February 2019 in Birmingham organised by the BGS Movement Disorders Section
Do you have an interesting abstract presented elsewhere that you feel would also be of benefit to delegates at BGS meetings?
BGS Community and Geriatrics Special Interest Group announces Dr Shelagh O'Riordan as its new Chair.
BGS Nurse and AHP Council have identified five levels of health and care staff in the workforce where specific knowledge and skills pertaining to working with older people, who may be living or dying with frailty, requires a tailored educational and practice development response.
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.