Promoting independence through intermediate care
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has published this practical guide for staff providing intermediate care services.
Respiratory disease: Research Articles
A list of recommended scientific research papers, recommended by the British Geriatrics Society Respiratory Group, related to COPD and respiratory issues
History of geriatric medicine in the UK: Joseph Rogers and the 1867 Metropolitan Poor Act and emergence of state hospitals
Michael Denham discusses the emergence of state hospitals - an improvement on the quackery and inadequate regulation of medical services which prevailed in the UK
BGS Falls and Postural Stability Meeting - 2018 Conference Report
Rachel Tarling reports on the 2018 BGS Falls and Postural Stability conference.
Hospitals fulfilling patients’ end of life care wishes win national award
A report on awards to hospitals who have completed the Gold Standards Framework (end of life care) and have received awards for the improvements this has wrought in their services.
BGS Scotland Report - Autumn 2018
Patricia Cantley, Chair of BGS Scotland reports on activities to the Board of Trustees.
Older Person Whisperer - October 2018
The Older Person Whisperer's take on coping and responsibility when looking after a person with Parkinson's Disease
BGS Newsletter: Issue 67 October 2018
This issue includes features on international outreach programmes, more from the Older Person Whisperer, and a first look at the new BGS website.
NIHR Funder Resource Pack
The NIHR Funder Resource Pack is designed to strengthen connections between research funders and the Clinical Research Network, to help improve research delivery in the NHS.
Broadening horizons through international collaboration – the Anglo-Dutch Experience
As part of our international outreach theme, Adam Gordon describes his various collaborations with colleagues in the Netherlands.
The journey towards genuine integration - more stories from Africa
David Attwood combines the story of his time in Africa with the principle of understanding the work of GPs and working towards better integration among the different professions.