The BGS blog aims to presents issues relevant to people working to improve the health and care of older people. It will highlight the latest news and activities from across all the BGS campaigns, events, publications and activities as well as original articles commissioned by leaders in geriatric medicine.
We have an exciting range of guest bloggers and welcome news and commentary on geriatric medicine from all those working in the field of geriatric medicine. Read our guidelines on submitting a blog for more details.
All content is moderated by the blog editor. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily the British Geriatrics Society.
Is Wessex Frailty Fit?
Do you know how many people in your hospital are living with frailty? Do you know where these patients are in your hospital? Why does it matter?
15 years of dementia treatment in 15 papers: an online themed collection in Age and Ageing journal
Age and Ageing journal is delighted to be able to publish this free online collection of 15 papers to provide an update on the advances of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in dementia over the last 15 years.
Qualitative research in Age and Ageing
A themed collection of Age and Ageing articles includes a selection of papers published over the last 10 years which highlights the value of qualitative methodologies in health services research.
Age and Ageing themed collection of qualitative research in geriatric medicine
Age and Ageing have a free collection of qualitative research articles which the journal has published over the last 10 years. What's in the collection and links to the articles themselves.
Help develop research relevant to older people
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is now 10 years old! During the last decade it has contributed significantly to the health and wealth of the nation and is now the most comprehensive research system in the world. The Ageing Speciality Research Group is part of the Comprehensive Research Network funded by NIHR and has a remit to increase participation in research into ageing within the NHS.