Medical Officers of Schools Association
Caring for children and young people


New toy will monitor children's exercise

Anything that will help combat the epidemic of childhood obesity is to be welcomed and Hanleys, the famous London toyshop, reports that a smartphone that costs £43 and which includes a ...  Read More

Zika Virus Infection

The current outbreak of Zika virus infection has attracted widespread publicity and the following invaluable guidance for schools has been prepared by Council member Dr Rene Skule.

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MOSA was founded in 1884 in response to "the need for the general adoption of more definite rules for guarding our great educational establishments from the outbreak and spread of preventable infectious disease".

In 2014, the Association was 130 years old and today it is a professional organisation concerned with the provision of medical care to mainly independent schools. Most of MOSA’s members are general practitioners who are medical officers to schools in their practice areas.