BGS Autumn 2015
BGS & AGILE Autumn Meeting 14-16 October 2015, Brighton Centre
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Event Overview

The BGS & AGILE 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.

This year the meeting will be jointly held with AGILE on Thursday 15th October. AGILE.

AGILE members will be able to register at the BGS Member discounted rate for Thursday 15th, which sees the full AGILE meeting take place. AGILE members will also be able to attend the other days of the BGS Autumn event at the same rate.

Who should attend:

  • Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  • Researchers in geriatric medicine
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GPs wsi in Older People and GP trainees
  • Nurses
  • Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
  • 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:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Polypharmacy
  • Frailty
  • End of life care

14th October

Focused Specialty sessions on Community Geriatrics and integrated care session

Workshops on:
  • Pain assessment and pain toolkit
  • Law and the Elderly Coroner's Court

15th October
AGILE sessions on:

  • Complex orthogeriatric patients
  • Developments in elective orthopaedics
  • Fracture prevention and management in Parkinson’s

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