Silver Book II: Training and development
This chapter of the Silver Book II addresses the education, training and workforce considerations of providing urgent care to older adults.
Silver Book II: Frailty
This chapter of the Silver Book II looks at the impact of frailty on the provision of urgent care.
Silver Book II: Holistic assessment of older people
This chapter of the Silver Book II covers the assessment of older people in an urgent care situation.
Silver Book II: Disaster medicine involving older people
This chapter of the Silver Book II looks at how best to deal with older people involved in large-scale emergency incidents.
Silver Book II: Foreword and Introduction
This chapter of the Silver Book II sets out the context, scope and purpose of the publication.
Silver Book II: Quality Improvement
This chapter of the Silver Book II looks at how to improve service quality and delivery.
Mock Specialty Certificate Exams (SCE)
Between 2012 and 2021, the BGS has, as part of the annual Trainees' Weekend, set a mock SCE session in order to support BGS trainees who were preparing to sit the RCP SCE exam. Here we publish the mock questions and answers for each year's session.
COVID-19: PROTECT Trial
PROTECT is a UK-wide clinical trial to identify treatments that can protect care home residents from developing COVID-19.
The Patients Association Care Home Charter
The Patients Association's Care Home Charter was launched in 2019 to improve medication practices for people living in care homes across the UK.
COVID-19: Treatment for older people in the community
This page brings together guidance and practical advice for the management of older adults with COVID-19 in the community, including drug treatment and examples of standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Region officer roles and volunteer opportunities
BGS members are encouraged to support their local regions and to become actively involved with their current work. If you are keen to help strengthen the multi-disciplinary community of BGS members in your region, we’d love to hear from you.