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29-30 April 2021 scouseSAM Virtual Conference

scouseSAM Virtual Conference 29-30 April 2021 The Society for Acute Medicine’s Spring meeting, scouseSAM, will take place online on 29-30 April 2021. This will be a fully virtual conference with the option to watch...

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‘Challenges are truly daunting’ says SAM past president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data (14 January), Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “This data shows exactly how dire things...

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Doctor warns of concern for welfare of staff on medical wards

A senior doctor has warned of his concern for the welfare of staff on medical wards who are dealing with increasing numbers of Covid-19 patients (07 January). Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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Senior medic says it is a “race against time” to vaccinate the vulnerable before new variant hits North

A senior medic has warned it is now a “race against time” to vaccinate vulnerable people and healthcare staff before the third Covid wave hits the North. Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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Death of Professor Donal O’Donoghue

The Royal College of Physicians today (4 Jan) announced the death from COVID-19 of its Registrar, Professor Donal O’Donoghue. Donal was a staunch supporter of acute medicine and a friend of the...

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Current situation ‘extremely worrying’ says SAM immediate past president

As pressure continues to rise across the NHS, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said in a statement today (28 December): “The current situation is extremely...

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Country in grip of one crisis and heading into another – SAM past president

As pressures on the NHS continue to rise heading into the festive break, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, discussed his concerns: “Speaking in terms of...

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‘Important that new urgent care standards don’t move overcrowding downstream’ says SAM president

Following the launch today (15 December) of NHS England’s consultation on access standards for urgent and emergency care across the NHS, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said:...

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‘Data shows sustained pressure as we approach winter’ – SAM past president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data (10 December) Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “This data is further evidence of the...

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