TitleCollection of British Geriatrics Society (Scotland)
Description Of ItemBasil Mackenzie, 2nd Baron Amulree at the ministry of health, Joseph Harold Sheldon in Wolverhampton, Marjory Warren, Trevor Howell in Croydon and Oxford's Lionel Cosin were some of the founders of the Medical Society for the Care of the Elderly in 1947. In time, this would become the British Geriatrics Society and Amulree would lead both until 1973. Its purpose was 'the relief of suffering and distress amongst the aged and infirm by the improvement of standards of medical care for such persons, the holding of meetings and the publication and distribution of the results of such research'. [source: Wikipedia]
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