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

Abstracts - submissions now closed

Submissions will be assessed and a decision made shortly: Those who've submitted will be notified on or before the 18th of September. Please contact Karl [dot] davis [at] wales [dot] nhs [dot] uk and mark subject line as “Welsh BGS Abstract”. Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations.

Cost to attend

  BGS Member
Day Fee (inc VAT)
Day Fee (Inc VAT)

Dinner Ticket 
Day Fee (Inc VAT)

Consultant / GP £70


SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee £35 £70 £35
Nurse £25 £50 £35
Allied Health Professional £25 £50 £35
Retired £25 £50 £35
CMT / Foundation Year Doctor £25 £50 £35
Medical Student £25 £50 £35


  • Session overview

    Thursday Evening Dinner Ticket

    Dinner ticket £35
    Dinner ticket + guest dinner ticket £70
    No dinner ticket required

    Day 1 Session 1 10.00 - 13.30

    Stroke research - President Meeting
    Trainees Meeting
    I won't attend this session

    Day 1 Session 2 14.30 - 16.45

    Welsh BGS Business Meeting
    Trainees Meeting
    I won't attend this session

    Day 1 Session 3 17.15 - 18.30

    Special Interest Groups

    Movement disorders / Parkinsons

    Special Interest Groups


    Special Interest Groups


    Day 2 Session 1 09.25 - 10.30

    Session 1


    Dr Jonathan Hewitt, President of the Welsh BGS

    9:35 M&M Audits Drive Real Improvements in Outcomes: Perspectives from Trauma Care

    Mr David O'Reilly MD FRCS

    Consultant HPB and General Surgeon Cardiff & Vale & Royal Air Force

    10:10 Trainee presentations

    Day 2 Session 2 11:00 – 12:20

    Session 2

    11.05 Wales National Delirium Audit

    Dr Andy Haden, Audit Lead & Consultant Geriatrician

    11:30 RCP Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Program

    Dr Antony Johansen, NICE / NHFD Lead

    12:05 Debate & Discussion of Delirium Management in Wales

    Day 2 Session 3 13:30 – 15:00

    Session 3

    13.30 Training Update (Ger)

    Dr Butler & Dr Rhian Morse, Training Program Director & STC Chair

    14.00 Training Update (GIM)

    Dr Inder Singh,Training Program Director

    14.10 Trainee presentations

    Stream V

    Day 2 Session 4 15:30 - 16:15

    Session 4

    15:30 Together- Intermediate care and Welsh Ambulance service the Neath Port Talbot story (Title TBC)

    Dr Firdaus Adenwalla, Consultant Intermediate Care, Neath Port Talbot

    Stream B
    Workshop 1