SW Thames Spring Meeting 2021

Thu 20 May 2021
This meeting has applied for 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

Cost to attend

  20th May Non-Member
Day Fee (Inc VAT)

20th May BGS Member
Day Fee (inc VAT)

Senior Doctors: Consultant / GP



SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee/IMT/Foundation Year Doctor

£35 £17.50 
Healthcare Professionals: Nurse Allied Health Professional £35 £17.50 
Retired/ Medical Student £25 £12.50



12.30  Welcome & Introduction (SW Thames Region Chair)
Dr Laura Ferrigan - Consultant Geriatrician, Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

12.45 Falls Update
Dr Sarah Howie - Consultant Geriatrician, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

13.15 Outside the Acute Trust
Dr Michelle Carr - Consultant Geriatrician, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

13.45 Strength-based Approach
Andrea Green - Senior Manager, Surrey County Council

14.15 Break

14.30 Reflection on a Difficult Year: Small Group Sessions

15.00 Business Meeting for all members

16.00 Close