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‘A Fantastic Event’

Acute Medicine: Making it Safer, Doing it Better: the 5th International Conference of the Society for Acute Medicine, Imperial College, London, 29-30th September 2011 Six hundred acute medicine professionals descended on an...

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SAM London; our best event yet

At least that’s what our President says and of course he is a man of both taste and integrity. Sadly he is also a man who will be leaving us at the...

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Trainee News

SAM conference The 5th International SAM meeting is being held on 29th and 30th September 2011, at Imperial College in London. As usual, there is a packed programme with a diverse range...

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SAM’s Acute Medicine Awareness Event

The Society is researching the possibility of an acute medicine awareness day, or possibly, week, to be launched next year. The event will aim to raise the profile of acute internal medicine...

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Conference competition winners announced!

Recently the SAM Research and Audit Group launched a project that aims to collate the details of all AMUs in the UK to help develop a closer working relationship between the Society...

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August trainee changeover endangers patients, research finds

Research carried out by the Society and the RCPE which discovered that 90 per cent of doctors believe patient safety is compromised during the August trainee changeover garnered a huge amount of media...

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SAM’s Nurse Rep Liz Lees publishes her second book; Timely Discharge from Hospital

‘Discharge planning is the most important policy in the NHS and the best discharge planning is about reducing the length of stay, improving the quality of care, making that care patient, not...

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Professor Derek Bell interviews the Health Secretary

On 1st June, in his role as Director of the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) for Northwest London, SAM’s own Professor Derek...

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A Spring Meeting to Remember

Thursday May 5th, 300 delegates descended on Bristol, some clutching posters, some steadying their nerves before presenting, all excited about a programme that crammed in the good, the bad and the clinical....

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