Scotland Autumn 2017
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BGS Scotland Region Autumn Meeting

Wednesday 1st - Thursday 2nd November 2017

The British Geriatrics Society Scotland branch Autumn meeting 2017 will be on Wednesday 1st - Thursday 2nd at the Carmelite Hotel, Aberdeen.

Wednesday will comprise a guest lecture followed by dinner. Tickets are available for partners and non-geriatricians who may wish to attend. On Thursday we will run an educational session, with talks that will include the most recent research and clinical practice. 

The full meeting rate includes the dinner. If attending the full meeting, attendees are requested to make their own arrangements for accommodation on the Wednesday evening.

There will as always be a session for talks selected from submitted abstracts, and also some poster presentations. The abstract submission deadline is 17:00 on Friday 15th September 2017 to

Abstract submission criteria as below

Abstracts are encouraged and will be accepted as platforms or posters to be displayed at the meeting.

Please read the instructions below before preparing your abstract.

Your abstract must include:

• A title

• Names of authors (presenting author to be underlined)

• Provenance (i.e. place of work)

• Contact details (including telephone number, fax number and email address) The abstract text should be no longer than 300 words and must be in English. Where possible, please use the four standard sub-headings of:



Results and


Submission electronically

Please mail your abstract (prepared according to the general guidelines above) as an attachment in MS Word (*doc) format to before the deadline

Why attend:

  • Further attendees overall knowledge and understanding of current research and practice in care of older people in core and difficult areas
  • Improve attendee’s skills in the treatment and care of older people
  • Take away new activities and ideas to progress their workplaces services
  • Inspire attendees to achieve personnel excellence in care of older people
Who should attend:

  • Geriatricians – Consultants, SAS grade & SpRs
  • Consultants and SpRs in related specialties
  • CMT & FY Doctors
  • Geriatric medicine specialist nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Medical Students
  • GPs

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