Training requirements for higher specialist trainees: Orthogeriatrics
This page clarifies the training standards for higher specialist trainees in geriatric medicine in orthogeriatrics in the context of the new training curriculum and syllabus.
World Guidelines for Falls Prevention and Management for Older Adults: A Global Initiative
These guidelines were developed by the World Falls Task Force, which assembled 96 multidisciplinary experts from 39 countries across 5 continents, with representation from 36 scientific and academic societies, including the BGS.
BGS Wales: AGM 2022 Papers
Agenda and papers for the BGS Wales AGM 2022, being held on Thursday 13 October.
Frailty: Language and Perceptions
This report, originally published in June 2015, summarises research commissioned by BGS and Age UK on older people's attitudes and feelings towards language around frailty.
The geriatric medicine workforce 2022
This report looks at data collected by the Royal College of Physicians on the consultant workforce.
Bringing hospital care home: Virtual Wards and Hospital at Home for older people
This document summarises the current landscape of Virtual Wards from the perspective of healthcare for older people, and provides advice to BGS members looking to set up such services for older people living with frailty.
Navigating your way through the ethics application process
This guide is to give an overview of the research application process for those who may be embarking on or thinking of going into research
Ageing Meets Kidney Disease
Learn more on the importance of diagnosis and managing chronic kidney disease in older adults through this collection from Age and Ageing in collaboration with the ERA journals Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (NDT) and Clinical Kidney Journal (CKJ).
AGENDA: Issue 85 | MDT
This issue focuses on the secret weapon when it comes to caring for older people - our superhero multidisciplinary team! Hear from nurses, pharmacists, geriatricians, reseachers, trainees and more as they discuss how their role impacts the health of ageing adults. This content is limited to members only.
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.
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.