SAMBA 2014 A big thank you again to those who contributed to SAMBA ‘13, the Society for Acute Medicine’s Benchmarking Audit. The audit has been a real success in that it attracted 43 units, data from over 1400 patients and contributions from nearly 100 Acute Physicians from all over the UK. You have probably seen the first…

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20th June is an important day in the SAM calendar as it is the date of the Second Society for Acute Medicine Benchmarking Audit (SAMBA 2013), which is once again being organised by Dr Chris Subbe, Dr David Ward, Dr Ivan LeJeune and Dr Charlotte Masterton-Smith. This is a vital opportunity to document the fantastic work…

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In 2010 SAM collaborated with RCP London to produce this report on the organisation of services for managing Acute Medical Admissions. Key Findings The vast majority of hospitals (123 out of 126) surveyed have an established AMU. Most hospitals (88%) have a recognized clinical lead for acute medical admissions, and a large proportion of these…

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