Integrating Physical Activity into Everyday Clinical Practice
The four home nations' Chief Medical Officers have launched a new Physical Activity Infographic. Based on UK Chief Medical Officer (CMO) guidelines, the one page document is designed to encourage health professionals to speak to patients about why it’s important to be active. It highlights some of the benefits of physical activity, which can cut the chance of developing Type 2 Diabetes by 40 per cent, cardiovascular disease by 35 per cent, and breast and colon cancers by 20 per cent. Click here to read the full news item.
Sport and Exercise Medicine can help improve the health of 1.3million NHS Staff
The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK welcomes the announcement by NHS England to improve and support the health and wellbeing of 1.3million health service staff.
There is a strong link between musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders and workplace wellness with half of NHS absence due to sickness being as a result of an MSK condition. A significant proportion of absences could be prevented or treated more rapidly via physical activity and exercise. Click here to view the full news item.
A Doctor's Duty of Care When Attending a Football Game - Joint statement by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM). Read here.
AEDs in Public Places - Read here.
Department of Culture, Media and Sport - Sport Strategy Consultation
Our Manifesto eight essential public health priorities - Making the Physically Active Choice
A fresh approach to healthcare and the prevention of illness on our Publications Page
Ultrasound Clinical Assessment is now available to our members click here
We offer a CESR application advice service for members click here