Wales Spring Meeting 2020

Date(s)
Thu 19 - Fri 20 March 2020
Credits
This meeting has applied for 1 CPD credit for Thursday and 5 CPD credits for the Friday Scientific meeting 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.

Submit your Abstract

Please submit your original research and clinical quality studies for consideration for presentation as a poster or as a platform presentation. Authors do not need to be BGS members to participate. Closing date 21st February 2020. If you have any questions about submitting an abstract see here for guidance. If there are any issues submitting please contact j.gough@bgs.org.uk  

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

 

Thursday SIGs meeting

BGS Member Friday  Fee (inc VAT)

Non-Member Friday
Fee (Inc VAT)

Dinner Ticket (Inc VAT)

Senior Doctors – Post CCT/CESR
Consultant / GP / Professor/ Medical Directors
Free £70

£100

£35

Doctors - Pre CCT or CESR CP
Trainee/ SAS Grade/ Specialty Doctors/IMT and FY Doctors

Free £35 £70 £35
Healthcare professionals
Nurse/ Therapists/Researchers
Free £25 £50 £35
Retired and Undergraduate Students
Student Nurses and AHPs/ Retired member/ Medical Students/Preceptorship Nurses and AHPS
Free £25 £50 £35

*There is a 20% early-bird discount. This discount will expire 3 months prior to the meeting - register early to access the best rates.

  • Session overview

    Thursday Evening Dinner Ticket

    1 x Dinner ticket
    2 x Dinner tickets
    No dinner ticket

    Day 1 Session 1 10.00 - 13.30

    10.30 - 13.00 Stroke research
    9.15 - 15.15 Trainees Meeting

    Day 1 Session 2 14.30 - 16.30

    14.30 - 16.30 Welsh BGS Business Meeting
    14.30 - 16.30 Won't attend business meeting

    Day 1 SIG meetings 17.30 - 19.30

    17.30-19.00 Special Interest Groups - Movement disorders / Parkinsons
    17.30 - 19.00 SIG Joint meeting of PD and Falls
    17.30 -19.00 SIG Stroke

    Day 2 Session 1 09.00 - 10.15

    09.15 - 10.15

    09:15 Chair welcome and Wales Council update


    09:30 Dr Olwen Williams 09:15 Chair welcome and Wales Council update


    09:30 Dr Olwen Williams (sexual health Consultant)


    Day 2 Session 2 10:45 – 12:15

    10.45- 12.15

    10:45 “The patient is old, is there any point in calling a nephrologists?”

    Dr Stuart Robertson, Consultant Nephrologist, Wrexham Hospital

    11:30 Prof. Peter Lepping, MRCPsych, MSc


    Day 2 Session 3 13:15 – 15:00

    13.15 - 15.00 Physicians associate in geriatrics and platform presentations

    13:15 Dr Dixon (Consultant Physician endocrine and Diabetes)

    Diabetes in Elderly

    14:00 Platform presentation


    Day 2 Session 4 15:30 - 16:30

    15.50 - 16.30 Being a better educational supervisor

    15:30 Prize presentation and Training