2022 Trent Spring Region Meeting

Tuesday 12 July 2022 (13.45 - 16.30)
This meeting has applied for 2 credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
This event is a local forum covering the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. This meeting will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people and is open to attendees from near and far.

Who should attend:

  • Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  • Researchers into Ageing and Age-Related Conditions 
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GPs with an Extended Role in Older People and GP trainees
  • Nurses and allied health professionals
  • Advanced and Specialist practitioners
  • Consultant Practitioners/Consultant Nurses
  • Physician Associates
  • Internal Medicine Trainees (especially those considering a career in geriatric medicine)
  • Medical, Nursing, Allied Health professional students

Why participate:

  • Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine  
  • Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine
  • Present the latest scientific research to British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers
  • Attend small group workshop sessions
  • Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals


13.45          Introduction and welcome 
Dr Irfana Musa, BGS Trent Chair 

Management of Diarrhoea / Constipation in the older person 

Dr Alexandra Kent ( Consultant Gastroenterologist, King’s College Hospital London)



Dr Ajay Verma  (Consultant Gastroenterologist, Kettering)

15.10 Break

 Nutrition in the older person 

Vittoria Romano & Alison Smith, Specialist Nutrition Support Dieticians


Managing common complications with PEG tubes

Angela Holohan, Specialist nutrition nurse, UHL


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