Careers in SEM
Careers in Sport and Exercise Medicine can be varied in this broad-based specialty and SEM practitioners tend to work with in a multi-disciplinary team. SEM practitioners can work in a number of settings providing medical care across the NHS and sport and exercise at all levels.
SEM in the NHS
Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) services in the NHS are flexible and can be delivered in primary, secondary and intermediate care settings. SEM physicians and consultants work in the NHS delivering Exercise Medicine Services and providing SEM led Musculoskeletal Services.
Currently 19 NHS trusts in England employ SEM Consultants*. As growing numbers of medical professionals choose to specialise in the area. the Faculty is actively working to increase the number of Sport and Exercise Medicine positions in the NHS.
(*source Heath Education England Medical medical workforce planning programme for Sport and Exercise Medicine 2016)
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Medical Services Clinical Lead (part time) – Working with Rugby Football Union at Twickenham
RFU are looking for a doctor to join them as a part-time (3 days a week) salaried Medical Services Clinical Lead with responsibility for the ongoing development and implementation of the Clinical Services strategy, ensuring it meets relevant medical governance requirements, is business relevant, cost effective and optimises the sustainable health of both the players and performance of the supported groups and activities.
Closing date: 30/04/2018 – interview date TBC
NHS Job Plans and Service Description (explains SEM within the context of the NHS): download here
NHS Health Careers – Sport and Exercise Medicine overview
NHS medical careers events: view here
A Fresh Approach in Practice documents: promoting SEM in the NHS: download here