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AMU OT PT 2015 Guidelines Released

AMU OT and PT guidelines have now been published. Congratulations to Nicki Mearns and Ian Duguid on getting these finished. To view the guidelines, please see the link below: PTOT AMU Guidance Document -2015 If you have any queries or comments please feel free to contact our administrator at sam@rcpe.ac.uk and these will be forwarded […]

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SAM ultrasound survey – your views and chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers

We are conducting a short survey to obtain members’ views on ultrasound training and experience on the AMU, in order to help inform the Society develop ultrasound training standards. We’d be extremely grateful if you could take 5 minutes to complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SAMultrasound As a thankyou, one participant chosen at random will win […]

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Take AIM!

Take AIM!

Find out here why some doctors have chosen Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) as their speciality and more about our Take AIM campaign!

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Advice for Ebola Volunteers

Please see the following letter from the Department of Heath, NHS England and Public Health England regarding volunteering in West Africa supporting the local health services against the Ebola epidemic. Advice for Ebola Volunteers  

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AIM Profile – Sanjay Krishnamoorthy

  Name:                  Sanjay Krishnamoorthy Speciality:            Acute Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine Role:                      ST5 AIM and GIM Deanery:             North West London Deanery     Why AIM and not another acute specialty? I was a career cardiologist for most of my foundation and core medical training.  The epiphany came when I finished a busy shift on […]

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AIM Profile – Kathleen Bonnici

  Name:                  Kathleen Bonnici Speciality:            Acute Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine Role:                      ST6 AIM and GIM Deanery:             North West London Deanery   Are you pleased you chose Acute Internal Medicine? Definitely.  Acute Medicine is unparalleled as a specialty in the wide range of cases that one gets to manage. The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) […]

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AIM Profile- Ash Sadighi

Name:                  Ash Sadighi Speciality:            Acute Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine Role:                      ST6/7 AIM and GIM Deanery:             North West London Deanery   What made you decide to do AIM? I originally chose to do the Emergency Medicine training programme in 2005. The reasons I chose to do Emergency Medicine were that I didn’t enjoy long […]

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SAMBA’14 – Save the date!

SAMBA 2014 A big thank you again to those who contributed to SAMBA ‘13, the Society for Acute Medicine’s Benchmarking Audit. The audit has been a real success in that it attracted 43 units, data from over 1400 patients and contributions from nearly 100 Acute Physicians from all over the UK. You have probably seen the first […]

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An Evaluation of Consultant Input into Acute Medical Admissions Management in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

In 2010 SAM collaborated with RCP London to produce this report on the organisation of services for managing Acute Medical Admissions. Key Findings The vast majority of hospitals (123 out of 126) surveyed have an established AMU. Most hospitals (88%) have a recognized clinical lead for acute medical admissions, and a large proportion of these […]

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