Abstracts of work presented at the British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting 2019
View, download and print the complete abstracts of work from the BGS Spring Meeting Cardiff, 10-12 April 2019.
NFPCG evidence briefing: Multifactorial falls-prevention interventions
This briefing examines evidence on falls prevention from the Cochrane Library.
People’s experience using adult social care services
This NICE quality standard (QS182) covers the experience of adults using social care services and is endorsed by the BGS.
Presentation slides: OncoGeriatrics Joint Meeting 2019
View presentation slides from the Joint BGS, Macmillan and RCR OncoGeriatrics Meeting 2019 held on 27-28 February 2019 in London.
Northern Ireland BGS/POA Meeting Minutes
Minutes from the Northern Ireland BGS/POA Business Meeting held on Friday 25 January 2019.
Mock Specialist Certificate Exams (SCE)
Between 2012 and 2017, the BGS has, as part of the annual Trainees' Weekend, set a mock SCE session in order to support BGS trainees who were preparing to sit the RCP SCE exam. Here we publish the mock questions and answers for each year's session.
Strong, Steady & Straight: NOS Exercise and Osteoporosis Consensus Statement
Strong, Steady and Straight is an expert consensus statement on physical activity and exercise for osteoporosis from the National Osteoporosis Society, supported by the BGS.
BGS Newsletter: Issue 69 February 2019
Featuring a guide to big data, the lowdown on the long-awaited NHS Long Term Plan, polypharmacy and how podiatry interventions could help to reduce falls.
Presentation slides: MDOP 2019
Slides for the meeting held on 1 February 2019 in Birmingham organised by the BGS Movement Disorders Section
Presentation slides: Trainees Weekend 2019
View and download presentation slides from the Trainees Weekend 2019
Out-of-hospital management of UTIs in elderly patients
Health Education England has commissioned an educational film, in collaboration with Public Health England’s Primary Care Unit, on the treatment of UTIs in older adults