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The state of the older people’s healthcare workforce: A report from the BGS membership survey
This report summarises the findings of a survey of the BGS membership undertaken in late 2023. It provides a snapshot into how our members are feeling about their work and the services they work in.
Ambitions for change: Improving healthcare in care homes
This document describes the care home sector across the UK as it currently stands, how health and wellbeing has traditionally been supported in care homes and sets out what good healthcare provision in a care home environment should look like.
Presentation Recordings: Wessex Region Spring Meeting 2021
The Wessex Region Spring Meeting 2021 was held on 27 May 2021
How do I manage delirium in older people with COVID-19?
Delirium is now recognised as a common symptom of coronavirus, and older people living in long-term care facilities are at higher risk, especially those with dementia.
Geriatricians in Medicine
Geriatrics is the largest specialty doing general medicine and providing acute medical care of patients admitted as emergencies. As general physicians, they share with other specialists in Acute/General Medicine the provision of the first 24-48 hours of emergency medical care of all adults.
Improving the dignity of older people in hospital
How Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has concentrated on engaging with its staff to help them focus on the essentials of caring. It has come up with simple effective solutions to help improve the treatment, dignity and care of older people.