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  • 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…

  • Quality Standards

    SAM has always been committed to the highest standards of practice. Please find below documents relating to our standards of quality:   Same Day Emergency Care, 2019, Joint Statement by…

  • 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.

Council Members

  • Nick Scriven

    Nick Scriven President

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

  • Vicky Price

    Vicky Price Secretary

    Vicky is an acute medical consultant and ambulatory care lead at the Royal Liverpool Hospital.

  • Susan Crossland

    Susan Crossland President Elect

    Sue is an Acute Physician working at Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax. She has been a Consultant since 2012 and was the previous Treasurer for SAM. Her main interests are Education (she is the Director of Medical Education for her Trust) and Ambulatory Care.

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