Mersey BGS & Ageing Specialty Group NIHR CRN Northwest Coast meeting

Wed 27 March 2019
This meeting has applied for 5 credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College Of Physicians (RCP)
This combined meeting is aimed at bringing together clinicians, researchers, students and lay older people from any professional background with an interest in Older People to explore mutual areas of potential collaborative working / research as well as learn from invited speakers and each other. There will be several opportunities for networking.

Registration and attendance is free to all delegates. Registration prior to the meeting is mandatory for all delegates to ensure adequate catering, room layout as well as receiving an electronic certificate of attendance.

Why attend

  • Further attendee’s overall knowledge and understanding of current research and practice in care of older people in core and difficult areas
  • Improve attendee’s skills in the treatment and care of older people
  • Take away new activities and ideas to progress their workplace’s services
  • Inspire attendees to achieve personnel excellence in care of older people

Who should attend

  • Geriatricians – Consultants, SAS grade & SpRs
  • Consultants and SpRs in related specialties
  • CMT & FY Doctors
  • Geriatric medicine specialist nurses
  • GPs and GP Trainees
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Medical Students

Cost to attend

  BGS Member
Day Fee (inc VAT)
Day Fee (Inc VAT)
Consultant / GP Free


SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee Free Free
Nurse Free Free
Allied Health Professional Free Free
Retired Free Free
CMT / Foundation Year Doctor Free Free
Medical Student Free Free


  • Session overview

    Session 1 09.00-10.30

    Session 1

    0900 Welcome and introduction to the day Dr Vinod Gowda, Chair Mersey BGS

    0915 Northwest Coast NIHR CRN Mrs Jacqueline Pirmohamed, Chief Operating Officer NIHR CRN NWC

    0945 Pathways into research for healthcare professionals Professor Enitan Carrol Clinical Lead for Education & Workforce NIHR CRN NWC

    Session 2 11.00-11.45

    Session 2

    1100 Ageing Research in the U.K. Professor Adam Gordon, BGS Vice President academic affairs

    Session 3 11.45-12.30


    1145 Mersey BGS Business Meeting & Elections for Chair, Secretary & English Council representative (BGS members only)

    NIHR CRN NWC Meeting

    1145 Ageing Specialty Research Group NIHR CRN NWC Meeting (Representatives of the 44 partner organisations)

    Session 4 13.45-14.45

    Trainees presentations

    1345 Specialist Trainees project presentations chaired by Dr Stephen Allsup

    Session 5 15.15-16.30

    Session 5

    1515 Successful Abstract submissions Dr Khalid Ali Age & Ageing abstracts Editor

    1600 Best presentation prize award

    1615 Closing summary and thanks Dr Vinod Gowda, Chair Mersey BGS