Improving Continence Care in Older People 2020

Fri 11 September 2020
This meeting has applied for credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
Bladder and bowel problems are common but neglected areas of Geriatric medicine practice. This meeting will focus on providing comprehensive, up to date information and practical tips from leading experts in the field.

Submit your abstract here

Please submit your original research and clinical quality studies for consideration for presentation as a poster or as a platform presentation. The authors do not need to be BGS members to participate. Closing date 1st July 2020. If you have any questions about submitting an abstract see here for guidance. If there are any issues submitting please contact 

Who should attend:

The meeting will be of benefit to all healthcare professionals involved in falls and mobility medicine, geriatric medicine and healthcare of older people

  • Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  •     SAS Grade Doctors – Specialist and Associate Specialists
  •     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
  •     Internal Medicine Trainees  (especially those considering a career in geriatric medicine)
  •     Physician Associates
  •     Medical, Nursing, Allied Health professional students

Why participate:

  • Understand more on the common issues & updates in bowel and bladder health in older people
  • Hear focused presentations & the latest scientific research geriatric medicine
  • Network with other medical professionals

Cost to attend


Fee (inc VAT)

 Fee (Inc VAT)
Consultant / GP £100 £140
SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee £80 £112
Nurse £60 £84
Allied Health Professional £60 £84
Retired £40 £56
CMT / Foundation Year Doctor £60 £84
Medical Student £40 £56



We have appointed BCD Meetings & Events as the official accommodation agency to support the conference.  BCD have a team of expects that can assist with individual or group requirements and will always ensure they secure the very best hotel rates conveniently located to RWCMD.  We recommend that you book accommodation early to ensure you access the best hotel options and lowest rates. 

Book your accommodation for the Improving Continence Care in Older People 2020 Meeting now

Hotel bookings for British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting are managed by BCD M&E and HotelMap. If you would like assistance with your hotel booking, you can contact Sarah, the dedicated hotel adviser for this event. Her email address is Sarah [at] bcdme [dot] com - Send your requirements and phone number and Sarah will get back to you with hotel options - You can also phone her, seven days a week, on +44 (0) 207 870 4100.

  • Session overview

    Session 1 9.30 - 11.00

    Session 1 - Sexual health

    Session 2 11.30-13.00

    Session 2

    11.30 NocturiaDr Susy Orme, Consultant in elderly medicine, Barnsley Hospital

    12.15 Platform presentations from submitted abstracts

    Session 3 14.00-15.15

    Session 3 workshops

    Workshop 1

    Faecal incontinence- Investigations and management of faecal incontinence in frail older patients

    Session 3 workshops

    Workshop 2

    Prolapse - What to do and how to assess

    Session 4 15.45-17.15

    Session 4 Next steps

    Advanced Session Spinal injuries (major trauma)

    Neurogenic bowel and bladder issues resulting from spinal injuries

    Session 4 Next steps

    Dealing with incontinence in difficult behaviour settings