Appropriate deprescribing in older people
Older people are often taking several medications, but regular review of their benefits or risks is as of yet not part of standard care. This themed collection aims to improve patient outcomes and the sustainability of deprescribing approaches.
Urgent care for older people
How best to deliver geriatric care across the whole hospital? This collection outlines key articles that are attempting to develop solutions to this challenging conundrum.
Movement disorders are a diverse and challenging group of neurological conditions. Geriatricians and allied health professionals play a key role in the care of patients living with these disorders. Age and Ageing is making freely available online a collection of 15 papers which highlight the breadth and depth of this field.
Delirium research, education, and practice
Delirium research and clinical care has seen great strides in the last decade. This collection provides an overview of the range of research in delirium covering prevention and prediction, interventions and their health economic evaluations, outcomes following delirium, and clinical application in a review of the recent SIGN guidelines.
Qualitative research in Age and Ageing
This themed collection of Age and Ageing articles includes a selection of papers published over the last 10 years which highlights the value of qualitative methodologies in health services research, particularly in understanding patient experience of health and illness and decision making about treatment and preventive care.
Developments in stroke medicine
The field of stroke medicine has seen significant advances and there is an ever increasing awareness that there are real opportunities to make a dramatic difference to stroke patients. Age and Ageing has charted our progress, publishing key research, and sharing ground-breaking ideas and knowledge. This online collection showcases some of the very best of such work.
Economics of ageing
A collaborative collection on the topic of economics of ageing and pensions, from Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Journal of Public Health, and Age and Ageing.
Deconditioning information for providers of services for older people and the public
The National Falls Prevention Co-ordination Group (NFPCG) Deconditioning task and finish sub-group have developed a suite of five resources intended to support individuals, health and care professionals and commissioners to take action to help older adults become more active and recondition following activity restrictions in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scottish Care of Older People (SCoOP) Project
Scottish Care of Older People (SCoOP) is a Scottish national evaluation project focusing on care of older people across Scotland in both primary and secondary care settings.
COVID-19: Vaccinations and older people
The BGS was pleased that older people were prioritised for access to the first and second doses of the COVID vaccine. As the booster programme gets underway in the UK, this page brings together current information on vaccination, including BGS statements and useful external links.