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The 2017 Parkinson's disease NICE Guidelines: What's new, what's in, and what's out
200 years of Parkinson’s disease
Marking the 200th anniversary of the discovery of the disease, Gavin Gordon looks at James Parkinson’s astute observation and careful description of only six patients which led to one of the earliest and most complete clinical descriptions of Parkinson’s disease.
BGS MDS trainee reps - what’s involved?
The BGS Movement Disorders Section are actively seeking to appoint new trainee representatives, ideally at ST4 level or above. Jo Russell recounts her experience of the role.
Half the people in the world with Parkinson’s Disease have probably not been diagnosed…
Richard Walker reports back from the 21st International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Vancouver, especially what's happening in lower and middle income countries, and the possible beneficial effects of mucuma beans on Parkinson's patients.
Trainees Weekend 2019
This annual 2 day weekend meeting is built around the current curriculum needs and experiences of junior doctors training for a career in geriatric Medicine.
Movement Disorders Section Conference 2019
The meeting will provide a forum for education in movement disorders and is organized by the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section.
Geriatrics for Juniors 2018 is here! A day of practical tips & career advice for junior docs, specialist nurses & AHPs around the care of older people. November 24th in London.
Autumn Meeting 2018
The BGS Autumn meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in careof older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals.
South West Region Autumn Meeting 2018
Topics include: Hip problems in older people, Parkinson’s disease update, Mental health problems in older people, and Role of the geriatrician in younger adults with complex needs
Wales Autumn Meeting 2018
Covering core topics:SIG sessions on Stroke, Movement Disorders, Falls
- Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme
- Intermediate Care and co-ordination with emergency services