Information for healthcare professionals caring for older people during cold weather
This article lays out UK Health Security Agency’s guidance on how healthcare professionals can best prepare for cold weather and how to look after older adults when temperatures drop below freezing.
Front door frailty: Advice on setting up services
In this document, the BGS sets out five principles that should underpin front door frailty services, as well as tips on establishing services from those who have been through the process.
Measurements of healthy ageing: Measuring what matters to older people
The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Age and Ageing, the journal of the British Geriatrics Society, has released a Special Issue on the Measurements of Healthy Ageing. This Special Issue brings together the work of international professionals and experts from over 40 academic institutions, to identify the best available tools to measure what truly matters to older people – their intrinsic capacity and functional ability.
How to get funding and fellowship applications
Providing information about types of funding and the application process
Research Hub: Sharing research
Once you have completed your research project, the next step is to share your findings with the wider academic community. During this process, your research aims, methodology and findings will be critiqued by fellow researchers and clinicians to ensure they are robust.
A Map of UK research centres which we hope will enable prospective researchers to find centres offering projects in their areas of interest.
Research Hub: Helpful resources
A selection of helpful resources to assist in planning, undertaking and publishing your research.
Research Hub: Getting involved with research
This section of the Research Hub provides an introduction to the topic and looks at how and why to get involved in geriatric medicine research.
Peer review in Age and Ageing
Ever wondered what peer review really means, how decisions are reached about publishing manuscripts, or whether you would make a good reviewer yourself? Editorial Fellows for Age and Ageing journal explain what is involved and why this role is so valuable in advancing research in geriatric medicine.