2019 Scotland Trainees Meeting

Tue 12 November 2019
This annual meeting is organised by geriatric medicine trainees in Scotland, for geriatric medicine trainees to identify and address key training and learning points within the speciality. Core Medical Trainees, Foundation Year Doctors, Medical Students, Nurses and AHPs welcome.

Meeting aims:

  • Further attendees’ overall knowledge and understanding of best practice in care for older people
  • Improve attendees’ skills in the treatment and care of older people
  • Inspire attendees to achieve personnel excellence in healthcare of older people
  • Take away new activities and ideas to progress attendees’ workplaces’ services 

Who should attend: 

The meeting will be of benefit to all junior doctors as well as healthcare professionals interested in frailty or for those providing services used principally by older people.

  • Hospital based multidisciplinary teams: Geriatric Medicine, Acute Medicine and Emergency Medicine – doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, pharmacists, nurses

Cost to attend


  BGS Member
                Day Fee (inc VAT)
                Day Fee (Inc VAT)
All attendees  Free £50


  • Session overview

    Session 1 10.00 - 11.00

    Session 1


    Lindsay Whyte and Rachel Manners

    HIS and Older People

    Graham Ellis

    Session 2 11.30 – 13.00

    Session 2

    Physiotherapy interventions to reduce LOS

    Sam Stirling


    Trainees update

    Lindsay Whyte and Rachel Manners

    Session 3 14:00 – 16:00

    Session 3

    Opportunities in Geriatric Medicine Training

    SPSP – Lucy McCracken

    Leadership and Management Programme – Tina Ryan

    The Chief Registrar – James Wood and Tina Ryan