BGS 2017 Autumn Conference Report
The Conference Report for the BGS Autumn Meeting in November 2017
Life, Death and the Stories in Between: Storytelling in Geriatric Medicine
Samuel Willis describes the value of stories - telling them and listening to them. It creates bonds and humanises the teller and listener.
BGS Newsletter: Issue 64 January 2018
This issue includes reports from the BGS Autumn Meeting 2017, the British Society for Heart Failure Conference and an interview with the Past President of BASP.
BGS Scotland Autumn Meeting Report 2017
BGS Scotland held its 2017 Autumn Meeting in early November. It was held in Aberdeen. Christine McAlpine reports.
Occupational Therapy: putting prevention at the heart of care
In its report Living Not Existing: Putting Prevention at the Heart of Care for Older People, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists seeks to show how doing the right thing for individuals can actually reduce their need for expensive care long-term.
National Frailty Conference Presentations
Twelve downloadable presentations given at the Third National Frailty Conference in 2017.
Recruiting people living with dementia to research studies
The National Dementia Strategy aims to increase the numbers of participants with dementia into clinical research. But recruiting people with dementia can be challenging. What do you need to think about when planning a study involving patients with dementia?
Improving oral health in older people
The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England is concerned about the significant impact that poor oral health is having on older people’s general health and quality of life.
Clinical guidelines on falls and fractures
Guidelines from NICE and Public Health England on prevention of falls and fractures, and the diagnosis and management of hip fractures.
Medical education – a brief overview and terminology for the BGS board
Medical Education Terminology relating to the education of specialist trainees, catalogued by the Vice President for Education of the British Geriatrics Society
Getting your research off to a good start
Once you've decided on your research project and secured funding, practical tips to get your research project off to a good start.