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Source: FSEM Nov 21



The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK has announced the launch of a new resource, which forms part of the existing Moving Medicine online resources. Prescribing Movement for Perioperative care supports healthcare professionals to have conversations with patients who have just had, or are waiting for surgery, to encourage them to be active.

We know that around ten million people have surgery with the

The Scottish Government’s Health and Sport Committee, “Social Prescribing: Physical activity is an investment, not a cost”, is different is in that it seeks to better understand how incorporating physical activity and sport into social prescribing could particularly improve the health and wellbeing of people in Scotland. Source: https://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/18306232.must-emphasise-physical-benefits-sport/ 15th March 2020
More GPs should prescribe walking to improve mental health and long-term physical health conditions, says a new report published today (Friday 6 March) by Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking.   Source: https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/news-and-blog/press-media/doctors-should-prescribe-walking-to-improve-mental-health-says-new-report (March 2020)