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News and Events
News and event roundups in ageing research from across NHS Scotland.
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NRS Ageing at Helping all Persons to Flourish: Interdisciplinary and creative practices in care homes 2019
NRS Ageing attended the conference on Thursday 12 September at Hibernian Stadium in Edinburgh, with discussion focussing on the meaning of flourishing in care homes, transgenerational engagement, therapeutic effectiveness, creative practices, advances in technology.
NRS Ageing at the European Delirium Association Teaching Day 2019
NRS Ageing attended the event at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, one of the world’s major meetings on delirium which covered the state of the art in delirium research and clinical practice. The programme covered a wide spectrum of topics, from advances in clinical care in the acute hospital and community settings, quality improvement, pathophysiology, educational methods, palliative care, and clinical trials.
NRS Ageing & British Geriatric Society Scotland (BGSS) Spring Meeting 2019
The NRS Ageing & BGSS Spring Meeting took place on Friday 26 April 2019. Dr Susan Shenkin presented at the event, which had a packed schedule of experts in the field.
NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Academic Geriatric Medical Workshop 2018
Dr Susan Shenkin represented Scotland at the 1st NIHR BRC AGM. The workshop explored the breadth and depth of excellence across translational ageing research, and discussed ways in which this can be made more visible and accessible, particularly to research funders, academics, clinicians, students, trainees, and funders.
Specific outputs were agreed to be taken forward by the group, and a plan for a second annual workshop to update on progress has been mooted, date to be confirmed.
NRS Ageing Specialty Group Meeting 2017
Held at Queen Margaret University on 30 March 2017, structured around the theme Living Well Through Ageing: cross-disciplinary perspectives.
Presentations on the day included:
- Dr Margaret Smith: Lydia Osteoporosis Project - Implications for living well
- NRS Ageing presentation
- Dr Carol-Anne Sherriff: Music Therapy for Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in the General Hospital: a systematic literature review
- Dr Joanne Crawford: Living longer but can we work longer?
- Alan McNair: Chief Scientist Office Presentation
- Professor Brendan McCormack: The Person-centred Practice Research Centre (CPcPR): Ageing Research