PHE - strength and balance quality markers
BGS - Vacancies for Chair and Deputy Chair of the BGS Nurse and AHP Council
Self Nominations are invited for the posts of Chair and Deputy Chair of the BGS Nurse and AHP Council. Please contact Joanna Gough email@example.com for further details of job descriptions and time commitment. Deadline for nomination is 31st July 2019 midnight.
Principles and guidance for prehabilitation
Macmillian have created principles and guidance for prehabilitation, to help you support people with cancer to live life as fully as they can.
You can read the guide here: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/about-us/health-professionals/resources/practical-tools-for-professionals/prehabilitation.html
Agility Spring Summer 2019
AGILE 2019 Conference
The 2019 AGILE conference will be held on 5th - 6th October at the ICC in Belfast.
The theme of this years conference is Navigating the complexities of providing high quality care for older people
Early bird tickets are available until 24th June
Book here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/20242486418
Further information here: https://agile.csp.org.uk/system/files/documents/2019-06/AGILE%202019%20conference%20flyer_0.pdf
Survey - the role of feet and exercise in falls prevention
Grateful if you could consider completing the below survey
Briefing - NHS Long term plan and older people
AGILE have teamed up with the CSP to create easy to read briefings which highlight the NHS England Long Term Plan's commitments for older people. The briefing also includes recommendations as to how you could get involved in taking the Plan forward in your area.
New publication: The care of the older or frail orthopaedic trauma patient
The British Orthopaedic Association Trauma Group has produced this BOAST (short standards document), which is supported by the British Geriatrics Society, National Hip Fracture Database and the Fragility Fracture Network UK.
Exercise programmes for older people with sarcopenia and frailty – AGILE and British Geriatrics Society surveys 2019