BGS Northern Ireland: AGM Papers
This page contains materials relating to the BGS Northern Ireland Annual General Meeting that will be held virtually on the 21 October 2021 at 4.30pm.
Physician assisted suicide
Assisted suicide is undoubtedly a controversial issue, with strongly held views on both sides of the argument. Premilla Fade sets out the British Geriatrics Society's position on this issue.
Presentation Recordings: 2021 Northern Region Autumn Meeting
The Northerns Region Autumn Meeting 2021 was held on 29 September 2021
Frailty Hub: Setting up and developing frailty services
Useful information to help you set up a frailty service, with examples of best practice, service development, and business cases.
Guideline for the care of people living with frailty undergoing elective and emergency surgery
The Centre for Perioperative Care, working in collaboration with the British Geriatrics Society, has published guidance for the care of people living with frailty undergoing elective and emergency surgery that encompasses the whole perioperative pathway.
Presentation Recordings: West Midlands Region Autumn Meeting 2021
The West Midlands Region Autumn Meeting 2021 was held on 24 September 2021
Keeping older people safe and well at home
These resources have been developed to help keep older people safe at home by reducing deconditioning and falls hazards, supporting people with conditions such as dementia or Parkinson's, and improving overall wellbeing to help to keep their minds and bodies active.
COVID-19: Vaccinations and older people
The BGS was pleased that older people were prioritised for access to the first and second doses of the COVID vaccine. As the booster programme gets underway in the UK, this page brings together current information on vaccination, including BGS statements and useful external links.
How can I support rehabilitation of care home residents after COVID-19?
Rehabilitation for people in long-term care can improve function and counter lockdown effects, and nurses have a key role to play in this.
How can further deconditioning be prevented in older people after COVID-19?
Nurses can help counter the physical and cognitive decline of older people caused by their isolation during the pandemic.