Northern Region Spring Meeting 2019

Wed 24 April 2019
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.

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

Call for abstracts

Abstract submissions

Abstracts are encouraged and will be accepted as platform presentation or posters to be displayed at the meeting.

Please read the instructions below before preparing your abstract. 
Your abstract must include: 
• A title 
• Names of authors (presenting author to be underlined) 
• Provenance (i.e. place of work) 
• Contact details (including telephone number, fax number and email address) The abstract text should be no longer than 300 words and must be in English. Where possible, please use the four standard sub-headings of: 

Results and 

You must email your abstract to victoria [dot] marrison [at] nhs [dot] net or richard [dot] athey [at] nhs [dot] net. Deadline is 5pm on 1st March 2019.

If you have any questions please call the abstracts manager on 0207 608 8574 

Where can I find guidance on submitting an abstract?

For more details on preparing and submitting an abstract for a BGS meeting please see here


Public parking spaces on site are limited and will need to be paid for. You may wish to consider using the excellent public transport links.

See map and instructions for car parking at the QE hospital  

Cost to attend

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


SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee Free £15
Nurse Free Free
Allied Health Professional Free Free
Retired Free Free
CMT / Foundation Year Doctor Free Free
Medical Student Free Free