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SAMBA 2020- Organisation and Care Delivery Questionnaire

SAMBA 2020   SAMBA 2020 is now open! This year, the Organisation and Care Delivery questionnaire will be undertaken separately from the patient data collection. The Organisation and Care Delivery questionnaire is themed around COVID practice, and available via the database. Data can be uploaded to the Organisation and Care Delivery questionnaire until 15th October 2020. If you took part in […]

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Rebuilding the NHS, improving medical pathways for acute care

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM), Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) make recommendations for the immediate transformation of the urgent and emergency care pathway. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the public must be confident that they will receive urgent and emergency […]

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Registrations now open for SAM Glasgow VIRTUAL – 12-13 November 2020

Registrations now open for SAM Glasgow VIRTUAL – 12-13 November 2020

SAMGlasgow VIRTUAL 12-13 November 2020 Registration for Live and Virtual Attendance open We have now received notification from the Scottish Government that pilot hybrid events are on hold and this means that SAMGlasgow will run fully online on 12-13 November. Virtual delegates can expect an excellent experience with all sessions being available to view live […]

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PRESS RELEASE 27 April 2020

PRESS RELEASE 27 April 2020

SENIOR MEDIC CALLS FOR “SUBSTANCE BEFORE SOUNDBITE” FROM THE GOVERNMENT   A senior medic has called for the government to put “substance before soundbite” when it comes to the realities of the effects of COVID-19 on the NHS.   Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said despite regular references […]

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COVID 19 Letter from SAM President

COVID 19 Letter from SAM President

  Dear All, In these uncertain times, I wanted to send out a message of support to everyone who works in Acute Internal Medicine, recognising the great work and effort our teams are showing, even at their own personal cost. Acute Medicine has always been a specialty where the team is vitally important, and over […]

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Society for Acute Medicine: Plan for Tomorrow, Today

Planning for Tomorrow, Today Date: 8 December 2015 The PDF version of this can be found here: Society for Acute Medicine- Planning for Tomorrow, Today   Telling SAM your winter tale The winter of 2014/2015 was not pleasant. The number of patients we cared for was both unprecedented and relentless and the volume of activity was […]

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RCP London President Jane Dacre comments on SAM in her Newsletter

Please see below the comments made about the Society for Acute Medicine from RCP London President Jane Dacre: ‘Society for Acute Medicine I finished the week at the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) conference in Brighton. Acute physicians have been proactive in establishing themselves as a new specialty, and developing an evidence base for the […]

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