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Medics warn flagship NHS project to reduce hospital admissions “stalling”

24 November 2021 Senior medics have warned a flagship NHS England project to improve urgent care and...

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Urgent and emergency care is under unprecedented strain – SAM past president

Commenting on a report published today (15 November) by the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives entitled ‘Delayed...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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‘Performance data shows dire state of affairs’ – SAM president

Following the release today (09 September 2021) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president...

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Talk of billions can’t hide failure to get the basics right for so long – SAM president

Following today’s announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on NHS and social care funding (07 September), Dr...

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