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Proposed NHS funding ‘falls far short’ says SAM president

Ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement on NHS and social care funding (which is suggested to be in the region of £5.5 billion) tomorrow (07 September), Dr Susan Crossland, president of...

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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...

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Senior medics warn unprecedented summer pressures like “worst winters we can recall”

Senior medics have warned the current unprecedented summer workload being seen across the NHS “feels like the worst winters most of us can recall”.

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SAM London Conference- October 5-6 2021

Please register now for SAMLondon. We have some amazing and thought provoking speakers and whilst we would love to see our SAM family in person, you can attend online as well! Register...

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NHS staff ‘pretty much running on empty’ – SAM past president

Following the release today (12 August) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “We are pretty much running on empty...

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Elections results!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the election and once again sorry for the technical issues. We’re pleased to announce that the new election has been successful and that:  – Vicky Price...

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SAM president welcomes new NHS England chief executive

Following the announcement of Amanda Pritchard as the new chief executive of NHS England, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “We welcome news of Amanda’s appointment and...

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NHS strain compounded by rising cases of norovirus – SAM past president

Public Health England has issued an alert today (16 July) about rising cases of norovirus in the community. In response, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine,...

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Senior medics warn of “Covid explosion” as restrictions lift

Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, has warned of his concerns ahead of the lifting of Covid restrictions next week. He said: “With lifting restrictions there...

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