Community geriatrics and hospital at home
NHS Scotland’s vision for 2020 is that we will “live longer healthier lives at home”.
Nutritional Advice in Common Clinical Situations
The incidence of under nutrition among patients admitted to hospitals in UK is around 28% and is 25% greater in older people. Under nutrition results in longer lengths of stay in hospital. In care homes, 30% of residents were found to be undernourished.
Living and dying well with frailty
Presentations from our recent conference, Living and dying well with frailty which took place on the 6th March 2018
Diabetes is the commonest metabolic long term condition in older people and is characterised by a high rate of vascular complications and subsequent disability, frequent hospital admissions, and increased institutionalisation.
Navigating your way through the ethics application process
This guide is to give an overview of the research application process for those who may be embarking on or thinking of going into research
How to get funding and fellowship applications
Providing information about types of funding and the application process
Guide to literature searching
Literature searching has many uses. This short guide to searching for scientific literature is divided into different sections.
Peri-operative Care for Older Patients Undergoing Surgery
The rate of older people undergoing surgical procedures is increasing faster than the rate of population ageing . Despite this progress, older surgical patients remain at increased risk.
BGS 2017 Autumn Conference Report
The Conference Report for the BGS Autumn Meeting in November 2017
Life, Death and the Stories in Between: Storytelling in Geriatric Medicine
Samuel Willis describes the value of stories - telling them and listening to them. It creates bonds and humanises the teller and listener.
BGS Newsletter: Issue 64 January 2018
This issue includes reports from the BGS Autumn Meeting 2017, the British Society for Heart Failure Conference and an interview with the Past President of BASP.