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.
Richard Walker describes his experiences of working and researching in Africa. He says: There is always a demand for geriatrics training in LMICs whether this be short courses for interested doctors or long term training programmes with mentorship.
The state of health care and adult social care in England - 2017/18
This year’s CQC State of Care builds on the July 2018 report about the way that older people in 20 English local areas experienced care as they moved between the different services they need.
Outreach in the East
Duncan Forsyth has been involved with teaching Geriatric Medicine in Malaysia since 2003. Here he describes the opportunities that his Far East experiences have produced.
Geriatric medicine - spreading the word abroad
In this issue of the newsletter, we have articles from BGS members who have spent time in other countries, teaching, lecturing, researching or delivering services. We would like to hear from members who may be interested in these opportunities.
An interview with Prof Tahir Masud - BGS President Elect
At the AGM in November, Prof Tahir Masud will succeed Dr Eileen Burns as President of the Society. We asked Tash about the journey that led him to this point.
October 2018: President's Column
The last column of the President, Eileen Burns, before leaving office in November 2018.
Cochrane review: Multifactorial & multicomponent interventions for preventing falls in the community, care facilities and hospitals
Two separate Cochrane reviews published in 2018 looked at multifactorial and multiple component interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community, and care facilities and hospitals