BGS Scotland

General Links

Special Interest

Scottish Hip Fracture Audit      http://www.shfa.scot.nhs.uk/

BGS Special Interest Groups including (among others): Bladder and Bowel Health, Drugs and Prescribing; Community Geriatrics; Cardiovascular Section; Dementia and related mental health disorders; Falls and Bones Section; Oncology; Pain; Movement Disorders and more. Create a profile on the BGS website and sign up for bulletins and news of those groups which interest you.

Nutrition resource    www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

Medication/drug adverse effects resource      www.resourceclinical.com


Geriatrics Societies and affiliates organisations outside Scotland

European Geriatric Medicine Society     www.eugms.org/

National Osteoporosis Society     www.nos.org.uk/


Journals of interest to professionals in older people’s health care

Age and Ageing journal     www.ageing.oupjournals.org/

BMJ     http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/

NEJM     http://content.nejm.org/


For older people and their carers

Help to stop smoking

American Cancer Society