BGS Spring 2015
 
Please note that we have reached capacity for the venue for the Dementia session on Wednesday. People joining us on Wednesday who have not selected this as an option will not be able to attend this session. The nutrition session is still available


BGS Spring Meeting 29 April - 1 May 2015

BGS Spring Meeting 29 April - 1 May 2015
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Those confirmed for platform and poster presentation please note:

The Book of Abstracts has now been sent to the printer. The book can now be downloaded from: http://www.bgs.org.uk/pdf_cms/admin_archive/2015_spring_abstracts.pdf

 

Event Overview

The BGS Spring meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of 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. This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

Who should attend:
  • Consultants and specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  • Researchers in geriatric medicine
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GPs wsi in Older People and GP trainees
  • Nurses and allied health professionals
  • Core medical trainees considering a career in geriatric medicine

Why participate:

  • Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine
  • Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine
  • Present the latest scientific research to British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers
  • Attend small, focused group workshop sessions
  • Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals over 3 days
Plenary sessions on:
  • Stroke/ Cerebrovascular
  • Ethics and law
  • Falls
  • Infection
  • Aggression
  • Epilepsy

Dedicated streams on:

  • Dementia and delirium
  • Nutrition

Workshops on:

  • The Geriatrician as Manager
  • Advanced nurse practice
  • Clinical effectiveness
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