COVID-19: Vaccinations and older people
The first vaccines for COVID-19 have been approved for use in the UK and older people are being prioritised for access to the vaccine. This page brings together current information on vaccination, including BGS position statements, Q&As and useful external links.
Talking heads: Perspectives from the COVID-19 pandemic
Perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic and its affect on members' mental and emotional health, aired at the BGS Autumn Meeting 2020.
Remote consultations during COVID-19 and beyond
This resource aims to bring together useful sources of guidance, advice and information on carrying out safe, effective and successful remote consultations in a range of healthcare settings.
NAHP Council Peer support meeting content
#NurseAHPcouncil online meeting
Wednesday 24th February 2021
National networking through peer support and professional development
Through the visor: Reflecting on member experiences of the COVID-19 first wave
As the country moved out of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, BGS issued a survey to its members to find out about their experiences of working through the pandemic and their concerns going forward. This report summarises its findings and sets out actions for the future.
How do I use the Clinical Frailty Scale?
Frailty identification instruments improve patient outcomes, enhance care and help plan for future needs.
How do I manage delirium in older people with COVID-19?
Delirium is now recognised as a common symptom of coronavirus, and older people living in long-term care facilities are at higher risk, especially those with dementia.
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.
Silver Book II: Frailty-friendly building design
This chapter of the Silver Book II looks at the impact of the physical environment and how this can be optimised to help provide safe and effective care.
Silver Book II: References
This page contains the consolidated references cited in the Silver Book II.
Silver Book II: Frailty
This chapter of the Silver Book II looks at the impact of frailty on the provision of urgent care.