Closing Date: 31st March 2019
As part of its plans to develop the sport, Para Dance UK is looking to recruite a Head of Classification, as well as national classifiers
The changing nature of disease in the 20th Century. In the mid 19th century a girl born in the UK would be considered lucky to see her 43rd birthday. If she survived childbirth she would have to navigate her way through early life without immunizations, antibiotics or access to free healthcare and wouldmost likely end up dying of an infectious disease such as Tuberculosis or Pneumoniai.
Traditional models of primary and secondary care were established at the inception of the NHS to handle what was a very different health landscape with an emphasis on managing acute health problems in specialist settings. The UK population is growing (to over 75million by 2039) and ageing (nearly 20% are above the age of 65[iv]) and this requires a shift in our approach.
Dr Pria Krishnasamy, a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine UK (FFSEM UK), is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney. She began her medical career at the Queens University of Belfast in 2002, completed her Masters in Sport & Exercise Medicine (MSc SEM) with merit …
There are several courses now available to Doctors and Allied Health Professionals to give them the competencies required to deal with emergencies they may be exposed to when covering sport.