A Career in Geriatric Medicine
Providing healthcare to older adults is often extremely challenging. Patients often have multiple long-term conditions, and present to healthcare in atypical ways. Doctors need to be highly competent communicators with knowledge of medical ethics, social care and palliative medicine.
NICE/SCIE Quick Guides: Medicines support
A NICE/SCIE quick guide for care home managers and home care managers providing medicines support.
Clinical guidelines on dementia
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an updated Quality Standard on dementia describing high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Falls Management Exercise (FaME) Implementation Toolkit
This NIHR CLAHRC toolkit provides a suite of resources that commissioners can use to plan, implement and monitor the FaME programme.
NHS RightCare: Frailty toolkit
This toolkit provides expert practical advice and guidance on how to commission and provide the best system wide care for people living with frailty.
Presentation slides: BGS Scotland Spring Meeting 2019
View and download slides from the BGS Scotland Spring Meeting & NRS Ageing Specialty Group held on 26 April 2019 in Edinburgh.
BOAST: The care of the older or frail orthopaedic trauma patient
This standard has been jointly produced by the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and other organisations.
Report from the BGS Spring Meeting 2019
Held in Cardiff on 10-12 April, the BGS Spring Meeting was another hugely successful event celebrating the best of care and medicine for older people. Liz Gill reports on some of the highlights of the packed three-day programme.
BGS Mersey Region Newsletter - June 2019
This is the fifth edition of the BGS Mersey Region Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to share news from within the region.
Caring for the whole person: Physical healthcare of older adults with mental illness: Integration of care
NI Frailty Network Launch
The Northern Ireland Frailty Network was launched on 28 March 2019.