More From SAM

  • What is SAM?

    The Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) is the national representative body for staff caring for medical patients in the acute hospital setting. Background: Formed in 2000, SAM was established at…

  • Clinical Quality Indicators for Acute Medical Unit

    The Clinical Quality Indicators which have been in use by a number of Acute Medical Units since January 2011. Download the full document here.

  • Quality Standards

    SAM has always been committed to the highest standards of practice. Please find below documents relating to our standards of quality: Acute Kidney Injury Quality Standard: December 2014, this quality…

Council Members

  • Mark Holland

    Mark Holland President

    Mark was first appointed as a consultant geriatrician at University Hospital of South Manchester 1999 and commenced as a consultant acute physician in 2004. He was SAM Secretary from 2010 to 2013.

  • Nick Scriven

    Nick Scriven Vice-President

    Nick Scriven has been a consultant in acute medicine at Halifax Hospital since 2001 and was appointed non-medical trainee representative on SAM’s council in April 2012.

  • Alistair Douglas

    Alistair Douglas Immediate Past President

    Alistair is Consultant Physician (Acute Medicine and Nephrology) at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, NHS Tayside.

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