Geriatrics & Gerontology Section

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The following meetings are now open for the 2016/2017 academic year:

Global ageing: Challenges and opportunities on Monday 24 - Tuesday 25 April 2017 

Care home medicine: State of the art a day meeting on Tuesday 16 May 2017

Geriatric medicine post Brexit: Waving or drowning? on Tuesday 13 June 2017

 

About this section

Purpose:

To promote, advance and enhance the science of ageing and clinical care within the speciality.

 

Section members:

Specialists in elderly medicine, old age psychiatry, social scientists and anyone with an interest in the activities of the Section.

 

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President.

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Medical care for residents of care homes: What works?
Medical care for residents of care homes: What works?

Tuesday 16 May 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This conference aims to present the latest evidence about best ways for the NHS, care homes and local authorities to work together in proving optimal medical care for care home residents.

Day | Registration: 09:30 | Organised by: Geriatrics & Gerontology Section |
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Geriatrics post Brexit: Waving or drowning?
Geriatrics post Brexit: Waving or drowning?

Tuesday 13 June 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

The programme for this meeting is now available. Listen to, and join in the discussion - how has Brexit impacted geriatric care practice?

Day | Registration: 09:00 | Organised by: Geriatrics & Gerontology Section |
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Insomnia and ageing

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Hugh Selsick discusses Insomnia in the elderly. He talks about the medical and non-medical treatments available.

29 minutes | Organised by: Geriatrics & Gerontology Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Can we prevent Alzheimer’s disease in Down Syndrome?

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr André Strydom discusses the prevention and treatment strategies for Alzheimer's disease in Down Syndrome.

30 minutes | Organised by: Geriatrics & Gerontology Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Geriatrics & Gerontology Section
T: +44 (0)20 7290 3940

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Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.