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COVID-19: BGS statement on research for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic
Research is an essential part of the global and UK strategy and response to COVID-19. This is the British Geriatrics Society statement on research for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Presentation slides: QI in the Healthcare of Older People
Download and view slides from the QI in the Healthcare of Older People event held on 3-4 October 2019 in Leeds.
Age and Ageing collection: Sarcopenia research and practice
Selected key references that showcase developments in the field of sarcopenia, how definitions have evolved and evidence on prevalence, causes, and adverse effects.
Age and Ageing collection: Longitudinal studies of ageing
Highlights the approaches, scope and impacts of a selection of longitudinal studies of ageing published in Age and Ageing within the past 10 years.
Age and Ageing collection: Clinical research methods for studies of older people
For this online research methodologies collection we have selected key Age and Ageing publications aimed at improving the quality of clinical research for older people.
NIHR Themed Review - Comprehensive care for older people living with frailty in hospitals
This review features 53 studies funded by the National Institute of Health Research, which was set up to address the needs of the NHS.
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.
Age and Ageing collection: The Recruitment of Older People to Research
These papers are a helpful context for the BGS’s evolving Research Strategy, including the need to address recruitment issues.
Submitting abstracts at BGS meetings
Details on the process of submitting an abstract to a BGS meeting.
Recruiting people living with dementia to research studies
The National Dementia Strategy aims to increase the numbers of participants with dementia into clinical research. But recruiting people with dementia can be challenging. What do you need to think about when planning a study involving patients with dementia?