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New trial to test drugs to reduce Covid-19 transmission in care homes- Register here

A new trial, led by experts from the University of Nottingham, will look at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 and its severity in care homes, thanks to funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Improved access to primary care will better support older people

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has welcomed the announcement of a new five-year contract for general practice across England which includes a £1.8 billion...

Prestigious Prize awarded to ‘Projections of multi-morbidity in the older population in England to 2035’

The prestigious Dhole-Eddlestone Memorial Prize has been awarded to the Age and Ageing paper ‘Projections of multi-morbidity in the older population in England to...

Calls for primary care reform to deliver better healthcare and treatment for older people

The British Geriatrics Society’s ‘Position Statement on Primary Care for Older People’ published today calls for more care and treatment to be delivered in...

New guidelines for recognising and assessing pain in older adults

New recommendations to help healthcare professionals recognise and assess levels of pain in older people were published today in the scientific journal Age and...

Study says number of older people with four or more diseases set to double by 2035

A study published today in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, reports that the number of older people diagnosed...

Budget fails the elderly stuck in hospital due to social care funding

The President of the British Geriatrics Society commented that the budget ‘failed to address the critical issue of delayed transfers of care for older...

Walking now prevents dementia later, study finds

A new study published in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, suggests maintaining a higher level of physical activity...

New research shows that using the word ‘frailty’ could be stopping older people accessing vital services

"Don't call me frail!" - New research shows that using the word ‘frailty’ could be stopping older people accessing vital services. According to new research...

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