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SAM submission to Health and Social Care Committee’s pandemic inquiry

The Society for Acute Medicine has made a submission to the Health and Social Care Committee’s ‘Delivering Core NHS and Care Services during the Pandemic and Beyond’ inquiry ahead of its latest evidence session today (Tuesday, 16 June). In the letter, available to download here (Health and Social Care Committee submission), Dr Susan Crossland, president […]

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Top doctor urges PM to stop playing “fast and loose” with data

Following today Prime Minister’s Questions, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “Despite all the PM’s rhetoric about protecting the NHS, his government’s mishandling will harm the very people he is purporting to have protected by risking them coming under intense strain in the coming weeks and months with […]

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SAM ELECTIONS 2020 – CALL FOR APPLICANTS

SAM ELECTIONS 2020 – CALL FOR APPLICANTS

SAM ELECTIONS 2020 – CALL FOR APPLICANTS Dear SAM member, In accordance with the Society’s Articles of Association certain posts are now up for election. This has been an extraordinary time for all of us within Acute Medicine and our Society more than ever is grateful for your support. These posts will give you an opportunity […]

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SAM president says coronavirus plans “working well” but major outbreak would bring “immense stress”

In response to questions about the ability of the NHS to manage a widespread outbreak of coronavirus, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “Rightly so the government, Public Health England and the NHS are working hard to manage the coronavirus situation and that co-ordination has been working well for the […]

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SAM statement regarding NHS performance data for January 2017

Commenting on NHS performance data for January, Dr Mark Holland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “Performance against the four-hour emergency access target has been in constant decline since November 2014 and, despite numerous warnings, guidance, criticism and advice, until now the government has buried its head as deep into the sand as […]

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Past, Present, Future: Tuesday Presentations

TUESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER Click on the links below to view the presentations Sunrise Sessions S1: Practical Hints for Improvement of Quality Culture, Dr Melody Siska S3: Acute Medicine: An International Perspective of Acute Care Systems: Going Dutch, Dr Prabath Nanayakkara Going Down Under, Dr Alasdair MacDonald S4: Future Hospital Update, Dr Mark Temple & Dr […]

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Past, Present and Future – Statement 01/09/16

Past, Present and Future – Statement 01/09/16

Statement dated 01/09/2016 We would like to confirm that the forthcoming Past, Present and Future of Medicine Conference on the 12-13 September 2016 is going ahead as planned.  We are aware of the potential for further industrial action in relation to the junior doctors’ contract in England with the first action scheduled to take place […]

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14/05/2014: European and Swiss Congress of Internal Medicine

14-16 May, Geneva All participants are invited to submit abstracts for the European and Swiss Congress of Internal Medicine 2014, a joint venture of the 13th Congress of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM) and the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine (SSIM). Abstracts may only be submitted via […]

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