A leading doctor has said parts of new national guidelines to improve treatment and care for patients with sepsis were “currently unachievable” and could lead to delays in transfers from emergency departments. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s quality standards for the…

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As part of SAM Birmingham, we have published a summary of media activity from September 2016 to August 2017 for members and attendees. The document provides a summary of some of the major issues affecting acute medicine and the NHS which SAM has discussed and commented on throughout the year. View SAM media spotlight.  

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Over the past year, SAM has issued 25 statements and press releases to national and specialist media to improve the organisation’s presence in the media and help influence and and lead national debate. SAM has featured on national broadcasters including BBC News, Sky News, Channel 4 and ITV News, radio stations including BBC Radio 2,…

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