BMA launches guide to ageism in NHS

first_imgBMA launches guide to ageism in NHSOn 1 Jul 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. An online guide for health professionals and the public on how the body ageshas been launched by the British Medical Association (BMA). The guide is intended to address concerns about ageism in the NHS byproviding clear information on health and ageing. It will look at a range of areas, such as advice on counteracting thephysical changes that come with ageing, mental health, degenerative braindiseases, cardiovascular health, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Other areas covered include joint, ligament and bone disorders, hearing andsight impairments, sexual health, nutrition, respiratory conditions, care ofthe elderly, health services for the elderly and long-term care. BMA Council chairman, Dr Ian Bogle, said: “I think it is sometimes thecase that older people get poorer care and do not get considered for treatmentthat could help them. This is partly a result of ageism and partly as a resultof the huge pressure in the system.” last_img read more

Pirates Track Tri-Meet Results Against Knights And Panthers At JC

first_img4th PlaceKaden Redelman- Shot Put (36’9”)Blaine Schroeder- Discus (98’6”)Adam Koester- High Jump (5’2”)Sawyer Sanders- 3200M (11:22.4)Courtesy of Pirates Coach Shawn Ruble. The Lady Pirates traveled to North Vernon Tuesday night to participate in a Tri Meet against Jennings County and South Dearborn. The Greensburg Girls placed 2nd overall. Jennings County won the event with 97 points. Greensburg had 68 points and South Dearborn scored 1.The biggest highlight of the evening was Lily Grimes breaking the school record in shot put with a heave of 43′ 9.5″. Jessica Brown set the previous record in 2002 with 42′ 3.5″. Grimes now holds both the indoor record at 42’7 and the outdoor record. Grimes won the event and also dominated in the discus event with 115’10.The other 2 time individual champion of the evening was Brenner Hanna winning the 1600 in 5:24.1 and the 800 in 2:24.6. Her 800 time was less than 0.9 seconds from her very own school record. Another Champion was Koregan Kidd who won the Pole Vault event in 7’6. The ladies 4 x 100 team of Hilary Ernstes, Kayla Haycock, Emily Million, and Mary West also won their event in 55.8.Other top performers include:Runner Up ChampsKayla Haycock – Long Jump and 400Mary West – 100 & 200Emily Mangels – 16004 x 800 Relay – Brenner Hanna, Emily Mangels, Emma Wilmer, Sophie Nobbe4 x 400 Relay – Brenner Hanna, Sophie Nobbe, Hilary Ernstes, Kayla Haycock3rd PlaceEmily Million –  High Jump, 100 Hurdles, 300 HurdlesEmma Hatton – 8004th PlaceMary West – 100 hurdlesKoregan Kidd – 100Hilary Ernstes – 200 & 400Bailey Crawford – 300 hurdlesEmma Wilmer – 3200Courtesy of Pirates Coach Katina Tekulve.Greensburg Boys Track & Field team traveled to Jennings County for a 3-way meet with the Panthers and South Dearborn. Jennings County won the meet with 87 points, followed by the Pirates with 75. The Pirates brought home 8 1st place victories and had a couple individuals and relay teams almost break into the top ten in school history. 1st PlaceCollin Spingmeyer- 110H (16.6)Daimon Austin- Long Jump (19’9 ¼”)Joey Woods- 100M (11.2) & 200M (23.6)Matt Boone- Shot Put (45’6”)Nick Zapfe- 400M (55.2)Hunter Butz- 800M (2:09.9)4x100M Relay (Daimon Austin, Vincent Pavy, Jalen Woods, & Joey Woods)  45.8 2nd PlaceDaimon Austin- 100M (11.9)Collin Springmeyer- High Jump (5’4”)Matthew Stewart- Pole Vault (9’6”)4x800M Relay (Hunter Butz, Nick Zapfe, Sage O’Mara, & Jonathon Ralston)  9:08.44x400M Relay (Hunter Butz, Jonathon Ralston, Sage O’Mara, & Nick Zapfe)  3:56.2 3rd PlaceJalen Woods- Long Jump (17’10 ½”) & High Jump (5’4”)Hunter Butz- 1600M (5:02.9)John Redelman- Discus (105’3”) & Shot Put (37’9”)Sage O’Mara- 400M (56.2)Nick Zapfe- 200M (25.3)Charlie Pumphrey- Pole Vault (9’6”)last_img read more