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FSEM Responds to Sport Duty of Care Review

The FSEM has responded to the government's open consultation and call for evidence for a review into the sport sector's duty of care, lead by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. The review will include the views of both those working in sport and the public on what works well and how current systems could be improved in elite and grass roots sport. The FSEM's response is centred around the provision of the appropriate medical care for all athletes and sports participants at all levels. Read our response here.

Mouthguard Use in Sport

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) alongside the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England has produced a guide for the use of mouthguards in sport at all levels. The position statement is aimed at the Sport and Exercise Community, GPs and Health Professionals. Read the full statement here.

Exercise Medicine is Key Delivarable in Government Sport Strategy

Following a response by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) to the Government's sport strategy consultation in November 2015, Sporting Future - A New Strategy for an Active Nation was released by the Department for Culture Media and Sport and Tracey Crouch MP. Sport and Exercise Medicine and “its use within the NHS and wider public health practice” is a key part of the strategy's deliverables. Read our response and outcome here.

Policy and Public Affairs


Draft Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy  
Obesity Health Alliance A Fresh Approach - The case for Exercise Medicine
Sugar Levy Announcement A Fresh Approach in Practice -A new approach to MSK Medicine
Sporting Future - An New Strategy for an Active Nation Student Exercise Prescription Booklet
FSEM Manifesto - Making the Physically Active Choice Exercise for Life Booklet
Concussion Group Concussion Guidelines for the Education Sector

Training and Assessment

Ultrasound Clinical Assessment is now available to our members click here

We offer a CESR application advice service for members click here

The FSEM offers CPD accreditation for related courses, conferences and events click here

BASEM offers SEM Training Courses throughout the year -

Other useful links - Appraisal & Revalidation

  • FSEM Responds to Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy

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    27 May
  • Cross Recognition of Emergency Care Courses in Sport

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    26 May
  • Sport Duty of Care Review - Call for Evidence

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    10 May
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