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NHS pressures like pre-pandemic “eternal winters” says SAM president

Following the release today (14 April) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “This data shows pressure is high and growing despite...

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Guidelines for hospital assessment of patients with Covid-19 vaccination concerns

The Society for Acute Medicine has worked in collaboration with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Royal College of Radiologists to produce a guide for the assessment of patients presenting...

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Senior medics say “red flags” showing as non-Covid attendances rise

04 April 2021 Senior medics have said “red flags” are showing in hospitals as non-Covid emergency attendances rise amid pressures to resume non-urgent services – all while capacity remains tight with Covid...

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Save the Date 5-6 October 2021, London- Society for Acute Medicine’s 15th International Conference

Save the Date! Society for Acute Medicine’s 15th International Conference 5-6 October 2021, QE11 London The 15th annual international conference takes place on the 5-6 October 2021. Our hope is that this...

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SAM marks National Day of Reflection a year on from first UK Covid-19 lockdown

As the UK marks National Day of Reflection on the anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “We know all too well...

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Data shows “enormous challenges” facing NHS – SAM president

11 March 2021 Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “This data shows again the enormous challenges we...

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Budget: “Demoralising to see barely a mention of gaping NHS funding holes” says SAM president

03 March 2021 Following today’s Budget delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: “While we can only hope there is more focus on...

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SAM past president says “many questions to be answered” over protection of acute medical units during pandemic

25 February 2021 The immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) has said there are “many questions to be answered” around the level of protection afforded to staff in...

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SAM pays tribute to Dr Clifford Mann

The Society for Acute Medicine is deeply saddened to learn this evening (20 Feb) of the death of Dr Cliff Mann, national clinical director for urgent and emergency care for NHS England...

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