Loneliness in Older People and its Impact on Health 2018

Loneliness in Older People and its Impact on Health

 13th June 2018, Wellcome Collection London

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Abstract submission - Loneliness in Older People

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 submit your abstract online here http://bgs.ascensiondesign.co.uk/

If you have any questions please email scientificofficer@bgs.org.uk using BGS Loneliness 2018 Abstract submission as the title.

Deadline - 1st May 2018 



Event Overview

Who should attend:

The meeting will be of benefit to all healthcare professionals, scientists, researchers, care providers involved in the care of older people who are concerned about the impact of loneliness and isolation, with a particular emphasis on associated link with medical and psychological problems.

·       Consultants and Professors of Geriatric Medicine

·        Specialty Doctors

·        Specialist Registrars (StRs) in Geriatric Medicine and related specialties

·       Nurse Consultants, Nurse Specialists and Advanced Nurse Practitioners

·       GPs and GP Trainees

·       Old Age Psychiatrists,

·       Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Allied Health Professionals

·       Researchers into ageing and age-related conditions

·       Core Medical Trainees and Foundation Year Doctors

·       Medical, Nursing and AHP Students

·       Care practitioners and providers

·       Epidemiologists and Public Health Doctors

·       Policy Makers

·       CCGs and Local Authority representatives

·       Charitable Organisations involved with the care of older people

Meeting aims;

·        Further attendee’s overall knowledge and understanding of loneliness in older people and the implications to those affected and to society.

·        Improve attendee’s skills in the treatment and care of    older people living with loneliness

·        Inspire attendees to achieve personnel excellence in healthcare of older people

·        Take away new activities and ideas to progress their  workplace’s services

The conference will bring together people from different disciplines including university researchers, clinicians, care providers and charitable organisations. The conference will be a great opportunity to network and will lead to future collaborations.