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GMC Chair first doctor to revalidate

Professor Sir Peter Rubin, Chair of the General Medical Council (GMC), became the first doctor to revalidate on the 18th of December. Speaking of his revalidation, Professor Rubin, who is…

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GMC Statement on Revalidation

GMC Statement on Revalidation: Regular checks on doctors begin Radical changes to the way doctors are checked to ensure they are safe to treat patients came into force today. The…

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The Faculty’s Dr Andrew Murray has completed 7 ultra-marathons on 7 continents in 7 days

Congratulations to the Faculty’s Dr Andrew Murray, who today completed his 7 ultramarathons in 7 days challenge. Each ultra-marathon took place on a different continent, beginning in Antarctica and ending…

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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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