British Geriatrics Society Autumn Meeting 2017
 
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Please contact conferences@bgs.org.uk with any queries. There will be no onsite registrations possible.


The Wednesday 22nd November Frailty and Sarcopenia sessions are close to/at capacity. There is a waitlist in operation for most afternoon sessions. The Community Geriatrics care home medicine sessions are still available and offer topics of relevance to a multi-disciplinary audience. 

The Thursday 23rd November Movement Disorder Sessions are also at capacity. There are other sessions available at these times. Please check availability before booking travel or accommodation.

Event Overview

British Geriatrics Society Autumn Meeting

22nd -24th November 2017 ExCeL London

The BGS Autumn 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 & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  • Researchers in ageing
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GPs wsi in Older People and GP trainees
  • Nurses, Nurse Consultants, Advance Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, and other Allied Health Professionals
  • Foundation Year Doctors and Core Medical Trainees considering a career in geriatric medicine 

Why participate:

 

  • Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in healthcare of older people
  • Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine specialty
  • See the latest scientific research presented to British Geriatrics Society members and healthcare professionals
  • Attend small group workshop sessions
  • Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals over 3 days

 

Plenary sessions on:

  • Community geriatrics
  • Commissioning Care Homes services
  • Care Home Research
  • Designing care homes
  • Pain in Older People
  • Movement Disorders - Parkinson’s & Non Parkinson’s
  • Cardiac Disease & TAVI
  • Research clinic
  • Gastro Intestinal Disorders in Older People
  • Biology of Ageing
  • Depression
  • Drugs and Prescribing
  • Respiratory Issues in Older People
  • Foot Disorders 

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