The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) is a professional association of doctors practising geriatric medicine, old age psychiatrists, general practitioners, nurses, therapists, scientists and others with a particular interest in the medical care of older people and in promoting better health in old age. It has over 2,500 members worldwide and is the only society in the UK offering specialist medical expertise in the wide range of health care needs of older people.
As part of the Society's commitment to fostering research and to contribute to professionals' ongoing professional development, it runs two large scientific conferences each year, alongside several specialty meetings around more focused topics. The events are multi-disciplinary and the Society encourages abstracts from researchers around the world.
The biology of ageing and clinical implications
Thursday 23 January 2014
Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE
- Provide an overview of the changes that occur in ageing both at cellular and system levels, and
- Relate these changes to certain disease presentations in older people
- Discuss the implications of biology of ageing on disease management
- Explore the concept of Frailty of ageing in relation to clinical practice
Early bird rates expires on Thursday 19 December 2013.