Medicine optimisation: Recommended reading and resources
This list of recommended resources and further information on medicines optimisation in older people has been curated by the BGS Medicine Optimisation Special Interest Group (SIG).
Age and Ageing journal: Free collection of COVID-19 papers
A collection of papers related to the COVID-19 pandemic which have been published in Age and Ageing which form an important contribution to the collective understanding of the disease and its effect on older people.
Beneficial innovations from the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Ireland
BGS has published a report of beneficial innovations that have been implemented by members in Northern Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ageing Data Research Collaborative @geridata
Links, information and contacts for making the best use of big data in your area.
COVID-19: Rehabilitation of older people
This page brings together resources and information relating to the rehabilitation of older people as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cardiovascular care in the older adult: Patient information
This resource series, curated by the BGS Cardiovascular SIG, brings together key principles and guidelines on the management of cardiovascular disease in older adults. This section contains downloads to useful patient information leaflets.
Identifying older people most vulnerable to COVID-19
This paper aims to summarise the concerns raised by the BGS about current government advice concerning those at greatest risk of the most adverse COVID-19 outcomes, which includes older people, and includes recommendations for how these should be taken forward.
BGS Wales: AGM 2020 Papers
The agenda, papers and proxy voting form for the BGS Wales AGM 2020, being held on Thursday 19 March at Wrexham Medical Institute.
Region officer roles and volunteer opportunities
BGS members are encouraged to support their local regions and to become actively involved with local activities, regional committees and meetings. If you are keen to help strengthen the multi-disciplinary community of BGS members in your region, we’d love to hear from you.