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SAM in the media 2017

On 2 January, the Society for Acute Medicine issued the below press release calling on the government to announce its contingency plans ahead of “potentially the worst January” the NHS has faced. http://www.acutemedicine.org.uk/news/top-doctor-calls-on-government-to-announce-nhs-contingency-plans-ahead-of-worst-january/ This was covered by The Guardian, ITV News, the Daily Express, the Daily Mail, the i newspaper, The Sun and The Morning […]

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Society for Acute Medicine comment on King’s Fund, ‘Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population’ paper

Press Release – Strictly under embargo until Thursday 6th March 2014, 00.01 Commenting on the King’s Fund, ‘Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population’ paper, published today (Thursday 6 March) Dr Mark Holland,Vice-President of the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) said: “As a geriatrician working in an Acute Medical Unit (AMU), […]

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Seven-day Present Consultant Care

STRICTLY EMBARGOED – FOR RELEASE: 04/12/2010 00:01 7-day consultant present care: ‘A ground-breaking document, which will shape the future of care for patients in hospital’ The Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) has been a strong advocate of seven day consultant-led care for patients who are admitted to hospital in an emergency. The recent publication of […]

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