NICE: End of life care for adults – Quality standard [QS13]

This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided…

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Council Members 2021

NAME POSITION Start Date End Date   SAM Directors     Sue Crossland Past Immediate President Sep-21 Sep-23 Tim Cooksley President  Sep-21 Sep-23 Nick Murch President Elect Sep-21 Sep-23 Vicky Price  Secretary May-22 May-25 Micheal Wheble Treasurer Oct-19 Oct-22 SAM Council     Nick Smallwood England Regional Representative Sep-20 Sep-23 Mcheal Trimble Northern Ireland Regional…

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CQC National Professional Advisor- Medicine

draw your attention to this important opportunity to support care improvement in Medical Care. The CQC are appointing a National Advisor for Medicine.  This is a two day a week post, and will work closely with RCP and others.  It is a great opportunity for us to join up regulatory work of CQC, and professional…

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SAM ultrasound survey – your views and chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers

We are conducting a short survey to obtain members’ views on ultrasound training and experience on the AMU, in order to help inform the Society develop ultrasound training standards. We’d be extremely grateful if you could take 5 minutes to complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SAMultrasound As a thankyou, one participant chosen at random will win…

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Quality Standards in Acute Medicine

The Society for Acute Medicine is commited to delivering the highest standard of practice and patient care. The Quality Standards for Acute Medical Units document was published on the 20th of June 2012. PDF available here . The Quality Standards document is intended to complement the Quality Indicators which have been in use by a number of Acute…

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