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2021 Rehabilitation Curriculum

The new, significantly changed, and improved 2021 Rehabilitation Curriculum for training doctors in rehabilitation became active on August 1st 2021. This page introduces the new curriculum and its associated documents. In the UK, Rehabilitation Medicine (but not the practice of rehabilitation generally) has previously had a limited scope, reflecting its history. The 2021 curriculum is …

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BSPRM blog – 2022 Annual Conference

New Challenges and Horizons Following The Covid-19 Pandemic On Wednesday, October 12th, 2022, the newly-named British Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine is holding its Annual Scientific Conference – virtually, so you may attend from anywhere! Introduction to BSPRM 2022 Annual Conference The BSPRM (British Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine) 2022 Annual Scientific Conference …

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BSPRM blog – new website

On June 27th 2022, the new BSPRM website opens. The BSPRM is the British Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, and you are welcome to our new website. This post introduces our new website, which uses our Society’s new name. I outline the history of our society and its ever-changing name. In more detail, I …

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The BSRM name change vote

Members of the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine are voting on a proposal to change our Society’s name. The president, John Burn, has visited, virtually or in person, most of the regions of the UK to meet members and discuss the vote. Northern Ireland is the notable exception. I have attended seven of the nine …

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Whither the BS(P)RM?

The British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, the BSRM, is changing. The proposal to change its name to the British Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (BSPRM) was one factor precipitating this change, but the changes already underway were probably due anyway. New people are joining the Executive committee. The new curriculum has led to a …

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BSRM name change discussion

This blog post updates the BSRM debate on its name and whether we should change it. After two somewhat confrontational discussions, Jav Haider (consultant in the Major Trauma Centre, Cardiff) agreed to discuss the issues rather than debate them. It was an exciting and productive discussion, and this blog post records the main points. John …

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Retain name of BSRM

Written by Derick Wade, a founder member of the BSRM.The British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (BSRM) is debating whether to retain that name or to change the name to the British Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (BSPRM). A brief introduction to the debate, explaining its background, and giving links to relevant documents is available …

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Change the name to BSPRM

This post contains material that advocates changing the name of the British Society of Rehabilitation to the British Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. I (Derick Wade) have asked three leading advocates for changing the name to write a post for this website, with no conditions attached. All refused the invitation. Nevertheless, I am keen …

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RM syllabus update

This blog reports on developments in the training of doctors in Rehabilitation Medicine (RM) in the UK. In summary, most of the major documents about training are now complete, and most are agreed. Rehabilitation Medicine Curriculum.This is the foundation. This has been agreed by the General Medical Council, and now will start being the curriculum …

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