Dhole-Eddlestone Memorial Prize' of British Geriatrics Society



The prestigious Dhole-Eddlestone Memorial Prize has been awarded to the paper ‘Everyday life after a hip fracture: what community-living older adults perceive as most beneficial for their recovery.The paper by AUAS researcher Margriet Pol was published on 26 February 2019 in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society.The prize is given annually to the most deserving medical research relating to the needs of older people, published over the last year in Age and Ageing.

The winning paper explored the perspectives and experiences of older people on the recovery process following a hip fracture, and the things they perceived as most beneficial for their return to everyday life. Researchers from Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences interviewed 19 participants of the SO-HIP trial who had recently received rehabilitation after a hip fracture.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsBritish Geriatrics Society

Awarded at event

Event title BGS Spring Meeting in Manchester.
Location, ManchesterShow on map
Period1 Apr 2020 → 3 Apr 2020