About this blog

The BGS blog aims to presents issues relevant to people working to improve the health and care of older people. It will highlight the latest news and activities from across all the BGS campaigns, events, publications and activities as well as original articles commissioned by leaders in geriatric medicine.

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Contribute: We welcome news and commentary on geriatric medicine. If you would like to submit an entry for the BGS blog, please email Marina on pr@bgs.org.uk

We suggest that blog articles should be short, at around 200-500 words, written in an informal, conversational style. We encourage bullet points and linking to related content.

This blog aims to provide a forum for writing and discussion about hot topics relevant to geriatric medicine. This could include, but will not be limited to, commentary and opinion, news, events, discussion of media articles, films, computer apps, television programmes and reviews of textbooks and journal articles.

All content is moderated by the blog editor. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily the British Geriatrics Society. More details.