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Doing research part-time
If you're thinking of doing research but are put off by taking a lengthy break from work or studies, consider doing research part time alongside your clinical job. We examine the pros and cons.
A Career in Geriatric Medicine
Providing healthcare to older adults is often extremely challenging. Patients often have multiple long-term conditions, and present to healthcare in atypical ways. Doctors need to be highly competent communicators with knowledge of medical ethics, social care and palliative medicine.
Out of Programme Time: Maintaining clinical skills
When taking time out of programme (or OOP), it's important to maintain clinical skills and knowledge when medical practice is constantly evolving.
The case for more geriatricians: Strengthening the workforce to care for an ageing population
This report examines the geriatrician workforce needed to provide high-quality care for an ageing population with increasingly complex needs.
Results of Trainees study leave survey 2022
Results of a survey carried out among attendees of the BGS Trainees' Weekend 2022, reflecting on issues relating to study leave and the wider picture for Trainees.
QI Hub: Involving people
Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic had a considerable impact on BGS members, their patients, their way of working and their mental and emotional wellbeing. This report aims to capture these experiences and the lessons learnt from how the pandemic was handled. It also outlines what could be done better if a similar situation ever arises again.
The workforce of health and care professionals involved in improving and delivering care to older people encompasses a wide range of disciplines, training and careers. This section brings together important information about this uniquely skilled and varied workforce.
The geriatric medicine workforce 2022
This report looks at data collected by the Royal College of Physicians on the consultant workforce.
Presentation Recordings: 2021 North West Autumn Meeting
Presentations from 2021 North West Autumn Meeting (3 CPD Points)
Spotlight on: Workforce wellbeing
This page brings together some of the creative and inspirational ways our members and their colleagues have found to help support and encourage workforce wellbeing.
Through the visor 2: Further learning from member experiences during COVID-19
This report is a follow-up of the BGS COVID-19 workforce report Through the visor: Reflecting on member experiences of the COVID-19 first wave. Like the first report, this follow-up was based on a survey of members on their experiences of working through the pandemic.
COVID-19: Health and care staff wellbeing
Links, resources and tools to help support personal wellbeing during a particularly challenging time for the health and care workforce.
Presentation Recordings: Wessex Region Spring Meeting 2021
The Wessex Region Spring Meeting 2021 was held on 27 May 2021
Flexible Working in Geriatric Medicine
This BGS position statement sets out the benefits of less than full time (LTFT) working in geriatric medicine for both individuals and organisations, and provides six guiding principles as well as tips for sucessful flexible working.