British Geriatrics Society Spring  Meeting 2017

British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting 2017

26th - 28th April 2017 SAGE Gateshead/ Newcastle

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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 & 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 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: 

Full day sessions on

Sessions on
  • Falls and Syncope
  • Embedding CGA in other Specialties
  • Digital Technology and Telehealth for older patients
  • Causes of age-related illness
  • Healthy Life Simulation
  • Oral Hygiene in older people
  • Improving Continence
  • Hematology in the Older Person
Workshops on
  • Coroner’s court
  • Eyes and Ears workshop

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