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Dr Gaggandeep Singh Alg is currently a Consultant (AUC) Physician and Geriatrician working at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, UK. He is active in charity work supporting the most vulnerable in society and has an interest in equality and diversity.  494 more words

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My future wishes: Advance Care Planning for people with dementia

Beverley Marriott is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner working in the Birmingham community healthcare foundation trust. She is also a King’s College Older Person Fellow. 663 more words


Revisiting the Learner Journey

The aims of the session were to discuss:
  • Improving participation, retention and attendance
  • Using ILT to enhance learning
  • Using individualised targets to stretch all learners including the more able …
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‘How low to go?’ Top transatlantic research journals debate antihypertensive treatment in older people

The scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, Age and Ageing, and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society have launched a joint initiative, publishing two articles debating the relative benefits and risks of treating hypertension in older people. 554 more words

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If you are always saying no, you are doing agile very wrong!

“The essence of Agile movement … rests on two foundational goals: delivering valuable products to customers and creating working environments in which people look forward to coming to work each day.”

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The ‘Geriatrician’s Salute’: emerging evidence on deprescribing

Professor Sarah Hilmer works as a geriatrician and clinical pharmacologist at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, and conjoint professor of geriatric pharmacology at Sydney University, Australia.  325 more words

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How to make a success of Family Learning?


The Education Endowment Foundation published a report into Family Skills courses recently which made me think about just what makes Family Learning successful. 1,395 more words

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