Position statements

Performance data shows “lack of preparation for the inevitable” says SAM leaders

The latest NHS performance data released today (10 June) shows 5.12 million people were on the waiting...

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Bed occupancy well above 90% “dangerous” – SAM past president

Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, comments on current NHS pressures,...

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Any rise in Covid numbers will put recovery ‘in jeopardy’ – SAM past president

Commenting today (04 June) on NHS pressures, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for...

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SAM response to NHS England’s review of urgent and emergency care standards

The NHS England clinical review of urgent and emergency care standards began in 2018 as a way...

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ED-AM Pathway vaccine concerns updated

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Performance figures “extremely worrying” with some units operating at 100% capacity – SAM president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: ...

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NHS and social care: “Need to get the basics right” says SAM past president

Following today’s Queen’s Speech (11 May), which outlined additional funding to support the NHS and proposals on...

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SAM backs RCEM ‘winter-proofing’ campaign as concerns grow over demand

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has today launched a new campaign, Summer to Recover: Winter-Proofing Urgent and...

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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...

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