“Please write to me” – new outpatient letter-writing guidance from AoMRC

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) last month published new guidance entitled "Please, write to me." With helpful sections on style and grammer, consent and confidentiality, and structure and…

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New guidance on Reflective Practice from AoMRC

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, together with the UK Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD), the General Medical Council (GMC), and the Medical Schools Council, has produced guidance and a…

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NHS England Consultation on service specifications for Adult Highly Specialist Pain Management Services

NHS England has launched a consultation to seek views on a proposed new specification on adult highly specialist pain management services. Views are being sought from a wide range of…

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First Annual Moving Medicine conference in collaboration with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine on Thursday 23rd May 2019.

First Annual Moving Medicine conference in collaboration with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine on Thursday 23rd May 2019. The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine is proud…

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President’s Update May 2018

As we continue to raise the profile of Sport and Exercise Medicine, for its skills and research which are relevant to our modern day NHS, physical activity and mental health has…

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Five brain-boosting reasons to take up martial arts, at any age

  Ashleigh Johnstone, Bangor University We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects…

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Faculty Response to Draft Health and Care Workforce Strategy for England

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK has responded to Facing the Facts Shaping the Future: A Draft Health and Care Workforce Strategy for England to 2027. Our response…

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President’s Update March 2018

I was saddened to hear about the death of our Honorary Fellow Sir Roger Bannister at the weekend. Sir Roger was one of the first to be awarded Honorary Fellow…

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Exercise can slow the ageing process – a professor explains how

Shutterstock. Janet M. Lord, University of Birmingham The tradition of sending a telegram to every British citizen on their 100th birthday was started just over 100 years ago by George…

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New Look Annual Report

The Faculty has launched a new look Annual Report, which replaces the printed annual Newsletter. The new Annual Report will be produced in digital format sent to members and Fellows…

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