Acute Medicine Awareness Day 2017!
This is going to be held on Wednesday 21st June 2017!
To register to take part in Acute Medicine Awareness Day please complete the registration form below and email this to the SAM office.
Acute Medicine Awareness Week Ideas!
Below is a small snap shot of the events which happened in different units around the UK for Acute Medicine Awareness Week.
A massive congratulations to all those involved and what they have achieved!
Staff from AMU at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital showcased how they work to get patients fighting fit again during this year’s Acute Medicine Awareness Day on 21st June.
The team organised a cake sale and a grand raffle, which raised £2000 for the UK Sepsis Trust as it is a condition often seen on the unit.
In addition, the team organised a showdown between some of their regular patients, members of The Royal Marines, and staff from the Exeter Chiefs, who battled it out in Oasis in the Exercise Bike Challenge to help fundraise for Sepsis UK. In the end, it was the Royal Marines who emerged victorious, cycling 74.18 miles in two hours.
Royal Blackburn Hospital held a cake sale and raffle with some fantastic prizes such as including teeth whitening sessions, spa vouchers, champagne, beauty treatments, wine, beauty gift packs and tickets to local trampoline parks. Money raised from the day will be spent on enhancing the patients experience. The communications team and spread the word via social media and as message of the day on the trust intranet. The Twitter account for the unit was used to spread awareness of the day, as well as the trusts Twitter and Facebook pages.