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Undergraduate News: CSMES Conference

Cardiff Sport and Exercise Medicine Society (CSEMS) hosted its second national Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) Conference on Saturday 15th December 2012. Although the conference was primarily aimed at student…

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FSEM/RCR Fellow in FSEM

Applications are invited to provide a post CCT Fellowship opportunity in Sport and Exercise Medicine. The Fellowship is supported by an educational grant of £50,000 from GE Healthcare. The Fellowship…

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BMA Research Grants

The British Medical Association (BMA) awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £500,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas, all funded by past bequests to…

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E-Petition: NHS services for people who do sport or exercise

FSEM Fellow Dr Leon Creaney has started a government e-petition to increase NHS services for people who do sport or exercise. While the specialty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM)was…

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FSEM comment on Government response to House of Lords Report

Following the Government response to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee’s report Sport and exercise science and medicine: building on the Olympic legacy to improve the nation's health,…

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The Practicioner: Faculty article

Time to encourage patients to take more exercise Faculty Fellow Dr David Pugh has penned a Special Report in The Practitioner’s September issue on the ways GPs can encourage patients…

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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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