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GMC to recommend that revalidation for doctors should begin

The General Medical Council (GMC) has confirmed that it will recommend to the Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, that revalidation for doctors should begin in…

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Prof Batt comments on trampolining for children

Following assertions by some paediatricians that garden trampolining 'should be actively discouraged', the Faculty’s Professor Mark Batt gave comment to the Telegraph on this topic. The American Academy of Paediatrics…

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FSEM pilot study published

Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine conducted a pilot study, aiming to develop a clear understanding of the variety of job plans across sports and exercise medicine, to establish a…

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Secretary of State announces Revalidation to start in December

Every doctor practising in the UK will be subject to regular revalidation to help improve the quality of patient care, it was announced today by the Secretary of State for…

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Lancet article: Sport and exercise medicine in undergraduate training

An article published in The Lancet and penned by Dr Rod Jaques, President-Elect of the Faculty, and Dr Mike Loosemore calls for Sport and Exercise Medicine to be incorporated into…

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Olympic and Paralympic legacy huge opportunity to improve UK’s shocking physical activity levels, say leading Sport Medicine doctors

Leading Sport and Exercise Medicine doctors are highlighting the ‘urgent need’ for the Olympic and Paralympic legacy to help increase the UK’s physical activity levels. Changing culture by making exercise…

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BBC article: Why Paralympians need ‘extreme sports medicine’

FSEM Fellow and Paralympics GB doctor Dr Richard Weiler was interviewed by the BBC’s Health team on his role as a sport medicine practitioner at the Games. Dr Weiler, who…

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Revalidation Helpdesk

Revalidation is almost upon us, and we are aware some of you may have questions on the subject. To help make the revalidation process as smooth as possible, we have…

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Dr Mike Loosemore speaks to the Telegraph

Dr Mike Loosemore, FSEM Fellow and sports physician, was asked by the Telegraph to give a general insight into a footballing injury such as the deep cut sustained by Wayne…

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New NICE guide on physical activity

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has produced new guidance on Physcial Activity. This briefing summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner organisations on how to encourage…

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