COVID-19: Geriatric basics for non-specialists
A selection of links and resources to help guide healthcare professionals working during the COVID-19 pandemic who may have little experience of geriatric medicine.
E-learning: Supporting members' CPD
This resource page brings together E-learning materials developed by the BGS and other organisations to support members to keep up-to-date with their continuing professional development.
COVID-19: BGS statement on research for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic
Research is an essential part of the global and UK strategy and response to COVID-19. This is the British Geriatrics Society statement on research for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Presentation slides: BGS Autumn Meeting 2017
Download and view presentation slides and videos from the BGS Autumn Meeting held from 22 to 24 November 2017 in London.
Coronavirus: Managing delirium in confirmed and suspected cases
This consensus advice has been drawn up by experts from the BGS, EDA and RCPsych. It should be used in conjunction with local policy and governance practice employed within your own organisation.
COVID-19: Stress, coping and resilience
Scottish Quality & Safety Fellows, NHS Scotland, have put together some easy-to-follow tips on stress, coping and resilience during this difficult time which they have kindly allowed us to share.
COVID-19 and medicines advice for older people
Older people are particularly at risk from complications as a result of COVID-19 and many are likely to already be taking medication for other conditions.
End of Life Care in Frailty: Delirium
This section of the BGS guidance on end of life care in older people covers the identification and management of delirium in older people at the end of life.