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Medics warn flagship NHS project to reduce hospital admissions “stalling”

24 November 2021 Senior medics have warned a flagship NHS England project to improve urgent care and reduce hospital admissions is stalling due to inappropriate use and a lack of investment.  The...

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Urgent and emergency care is under unprecedented strain – SAM past president

Commenting on a report published today (15 November) by the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives entitled ‘Delayed hospital handovers: Impact assessment of patient harm’, Dr Nick Scriven, past president of the Society...

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‘This is a system really struggling in all aspects of acute care’ – SAM past president

Commenting on the release today (11 November) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Nick Scriven, past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “This is a system that is really...

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‘Ambulance in a room proposal moving not tackling problems’ says SAM past president

Commenting on the announcement of a pilot of ambulance “arrival lounges” at emergency departments, Dr Susan Crossland, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “Following the announcement this week effectively...

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‘Areas of the NHS currently experiencing conditions outside of anyone’s experience’ – SAM past president

Commenting on current pressures on the NHS (25 October), Dr Nick Scriven, past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “Areas of the NHS are currently experiencing conditions outside of anyone’s...

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Acute medicine ‘integral to front and back door of hospitals’ – SAM president

Following the release today (14 October) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Tim Cooksley, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “This data presents a worrying picture as we are...

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SAMBA 2021 Report

SAMBA2021 was the largest round of SAMBA to date, with 158 units taking part, collecting data for almost 9000 patients.  The SAMBA2021 national report is now available here. Local reports are still...

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SAM London 2021: Day two

A brilliant second day at SAM conference today with another excellent array of speakers and sessions covering everything from sepsis and street drugs, to infectious diseases in marginalised communities and complaints handling....

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Dr Susan Crossland’s closing comments: SAM London 2021

By Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine  It has been an excellent conference and I would like to extend my thanks to all of our wonderful speakers over...

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