BGS Newsletter: Issue 76 May/June 2020
This issue is dedicated to all our dedicated and passionate BGS members who have been working tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic, not just by caring for older people, but by making sacrifices for the whole of society.
Cardiovascular care in the older adult: Patient information
This resource page provides links and downloads of information which may be be useful to pass onto patients.
Webinar recording: Cardiovascular SIG Webinar - COVID19
Content from the BGS Cardiovascular SIG Webinar - COVID19 which took place on 25 June 2020.
Cardiovascular care in the older adult: Valvular heart disease
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 chapter looks specifically at valvular heart disease.
Frailty Hub: Education and training
Here you can find links to our new frailty e-learning module and other useful training materials.
Frailty Hub: Frailty and the NHS
This area of the Frailty Hub focuses on the national picture. Here you can access publications by NHS England, NICE, GIRFT, NHS RightCare and NHS Benchmarking.
Frailty Hub: Setting up and developing frailty services
Useful information to help you set up a frailty service, with examples of best practice, service development, and business cases.
Frailty Hub: Frailty in specific settings
Collated resources on frailty in settings including care home medicine, emergency medicine, frailty units and community. Resources relevant to specialised services such as diabetes, heart failure and oncology can also be found here.