History of geriatric medicine in the UK: Joseph Rogers and the 1867 Metropolitan Poor Act and emergence of state hospitals
Michael Denham discusses the emergence of state hospitals - an improvement on the quackery and inadequate regulation of medical services which prevailed in the UK
The journey from Gerontologia Clinica to Age and Ageing
Mike Denham charts the journey of British Geriatric Medicine's journal, Gerontologia Clinica from its inception, when publishers dismissed geriatric medicine as 'unimportant', to the highly successful descendant, Age and Ageing.
Older Person Whisperer
The Older Person Whisperer's series of comic presentations on the life of a geriatrician
Care of the elderly in hospital/community: the Hospital/Health Advisory Services
“There is no doubt that the occasional scandal does an enormous amount for a social service.”
Sir Keith Joseph in the House of Commons 12/7/1971
Historical context leading to Marjory Warren's work
A description of the social context which gave rise to Marjory Warren’s assessment of 874 inmates of a large public assistance institution in West Middlesex in 1935.
Overseas-trained South Asian doctors and the development of geriatric medicine
The role of immigrants from the Asian sub-continent in the development of geriatric medicine