About this event

  • Date and time Tue 1 Dec 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology, British Geriatrics Society

This webinar series will educate on the epidemiology and aetiologies of anaemia in older people. Speakers will promote a pragmatic and person centred approach for managing for older patients with frailty presenting with anaemia, including clonal anaemia.

Participants will learn how to assess anaemia in older people with frailty, and how to formulate management approaches. There will be the opportunity for delegates to discuss the challenges encountered in clinical practise in the live chat during the webinar.

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

There will be a social chat organised by the BGS after this webinar:

Participants will have the opportunity attendees for an interactive conversation. Participants of the small group session will be asked to join with their microphone and camera on to make this interaction more engaging. Limited space. 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.  



Key speakers

Professor Jane L Murphy

Professor of Nutrition

Speaker's biography

Jane Murphy is Professor of Nutrition, Registered Nutritionist and Dietitian and co-leads the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) at Bournemouth University. Her research is committed to key nutrition-related problems in ageing and translation of nutrition science into practice. She leads funded research projects on nutrition in older people and in people living with cognitive impairments and dementia. She has co-produced a number of research-informed materials for those working with older people, both in care homes and more recently in the community and published her research (http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/nutrition-dementia). She is Clinical Lead (Nutrition) for the Healthy Ageing Programme for the Wessex Academic Health Science and also sits on a number of other national.


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Welcome and introduction
Anaemia in the older population: How big is the problem? How do we diagnose it?

Dr David McCartney, GP & Co-Clinical Director, Oxford City Primary Care Network and Director of Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Oxford

Nutritional anaemia in frailty and dementia

Professor Jane Murphy, Professor of nutrition, Bournemouth University

Question and answer session
Closing remarks