Position statements

‘New ”normal” at unacceptably poor level’ – SAM president

Commenting today (12 May) on the latest NHS performance data, which shows a record 24,138 people had...

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‘Pressures are at unsustainable levels’ says SAM president

Commenting on the release today of the latest NHS performance data, which shows the highest recorded number...

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NHS system becoming increasingly compromised – SAM president

Commenting on current and rising pressures in the NHS today (06 April), Dr Tim Cooksley, president of...

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NHS performance data shows another month of ‘extreme struggle’ and need for action on workforce – SAM president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data which shows among other things that the...

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Latest NHS performance data highlights “huge pressure” on urgent and emergency care – SAM president

Commenting today (10 February) on the latest NHS performance data which shows more than six million people...

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Health secretary’s NHS elective recovery announcement ‘fails to address key issues’ – SAM past president

Commenting on today’s NHS elective recovery plan announcement by the Secretary of State for Health and Social...

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NHS waiting lists ‘an emergency which requires an urgent coherent plan’ says SAM president

Commenting today (07 February) on the issue of delayed plans to tackle the backlog of people waiting...

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‘Urgent care system remains hugely strained’ – SAM immediate past president

Commenting on news this week of the easing of Covid restrictions, Dr Susan Crossland, immediate past president...

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NHS performance data shows ‘increasingly serious situation’ – SAM president

The latest NHS performance data released today (13 January) shows the number of people in England waiting...

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