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FAMUS shortlisted for BMJ award

The FAMUS group were delighted to be short-listed for a BMJ award in the Education category. This is an excellent recognition of the work the team have done to bring point of care ultrasound to trainees across the UK. The nomination recognises the work the team have done in bringing FAMUS from a neat idea […]

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Top doctor warns bank holiday could break hospitals

A top doctor has warned the upcoming bank holiday could break NHS hospitals that are already struggling with winter levels of pressure. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said the system had not recovered from an “Easter hangover” – and the three-day weekend could “exacerbate things further”. He said medics from […]

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Senior medic says NHS leaders have “heaped pressure” on hospitals by failing to overhaul four-hour A&E target

Following today’s announcements regarding standards in the NHS, a senior medic has said NHS leaders have “heaped pressure” on hospitals during recent chaotic winters by failing to overhaul the four-hour A&E target. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said the organisation had been calling for change since 2016. “Back in 2016, […]

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