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‘Challenges are truly daunting’ says SAM past president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data (14 January), Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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Doctor warns of concern for welfare of staff on medical wards

A senior doctor has warned of his concern for the welfare of staff on medical wards who...

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Senior medic says it is a “race against time” to vaccinate the vulnerable before new variant hits North

A senior medic has warned it is now a “race against time” to vaccinate vulnerable people and...

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Death of Professor Donal O’Donoghue

The Royal College of Physicians today (4 Jan) announced the death from COVID-19 of its Registrar, Professor...

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Current situation ‘extremely worrying’ says SAM immediate past president

As pressure continues to rise across the NHS, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society...

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Country in grip of one crisis and heading into another – SAM past president

As pressures on the NHS continue to rise heading into the festive break, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate...

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‘Important that new urgent care standards don’t move overcrowding downstream’ says SAM president

Following the launch today (15 December) of NHS England’s consultation on access standards for urgent and emergency...

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‘Data shows sustained pressure as we approach winter’ – SAM past president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data (10 December) Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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UK chief medical officers’ letter “articulates fears of the frontline” – SAM past president

Following a letter issued to healthcare professionals from the UK’s four chief medical officers outlining their concerns...

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