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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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SAM London 2021: Day one

An excellent day at our 15th annual international conference being held at the QEII Centre in London today (05 October). Day one kicked off with fantastic speakers to convey important messages around...

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NHS “clinging on by fingernails” says SAM president

In response to reports the NHS is “recovering well” following comments made at NHS England’s board meeting today (Thursday, 30 September), Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said:...

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