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.
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The silent revolution – Is the biggest change to NHS services happening ‘under the radar’?
Low grip strength is common among older people undergoing rehabilitation and living in care homes
Providing quality end of life care to older people dying in nursing care homes in the UK. Are we are asking the impossible?
What can older people tell us about their experiences of therapeutic exercise as part of a falls prevention service?
They might be drawing their pension but they’re not sitting around – retired people are less sedentary than those who work
The Geriatrics “Profanisaurus.” Words and phrases we should ban?
During the BGS Spring Meeting in Belfast, Prof Des O’Neill – probably the most cultured and literate geriatrician in our midst, asked many delegates, notebook in hand, for tips on enlightening books to further his thirst for broad knowledge.