Month: August 2020

Medact letter

Eviction Ban Letter

This month, the Faculty joined the Medact charity for global health and fifteen of the UK’s other leading public health organisations to sign an open letter to Secretary of State...

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Lockdown Story: Oxford University Hospitals Trust

Faculty Fellow Dr Natasha Jones is a former Vice-President of the Faculty, and Clinical Director of our Moving Medicine initiative. During the COVID 19 outbreak, her team at Oxford University...

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BASEM Vote & Discussions

Members of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) are currently being asked to vote on whether they permit the BASEM Executive to enter discussions with the Faculty of...

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BASEM Vote – Message from the President

Since I last wrote there have been further developments in the proposed discussions between the Faculty and the BASEM membership, which I believe our Members and Fellows should be aware...

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Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers

Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers

The Academy of Medical Sciences is now accepting applications for starter grants for clinical lecturers who are looking to develop and strengthen their research careers. The grants offer funding of...

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managing obesity times article

Physical Activity Important in Managing Obesity

Following the UK Government’s recent announcement of plans to reduce the prevalence of obesity, the Faculty noted with dismay that the importance of physical activity as a factor in managing...

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