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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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SAM in the media 2017

On 2 January, the Society for Acute Medicine issued the below press release calling on the government to announce its contingency plans ahead of “potentially the worst January” the NHS has faced. https://www.acutemedicine.org.uk/news/top-doctor-calls-on-government-to-announce-nhs-contingency-plans-ahead-of-worst-january/ This was covered by The Guardian, ITV News, the Daily Express, the Daily Mail, the i newspaper, The Sun and The Morning […]

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Society for Acute Medicine comment on King’s Fund, ‘Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population’ paper

Press Release – Strictly under embargo until Thursday 6th March 2014, 00.01 Commenting on the King’s Fund, ‘Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population’ paper, published today (Thursday 6 March) Dr Mark Holland,Vice-President of the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) said: “As a geriatrician working in an Acute Medical Unit (AMU), […]

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Seven-day Present Consultant Care

STRICTLY EMBARGOED – FOR RELEASE: 04/12/2010 00:01 7-day consultant present care: ‘A ground-breaking document, which will shape the future of care for patients in hospital’ The Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) has been a strong advocate of seven day consultant-led care for patients who are admitted to hospital in an emergency. The recent publication of […]

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