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Senior medics say “red flags” showing as non-Covid attendances rise

04 April 2021Senior medics have said “red flags” are showing in hospitals as non-Covid emergency attendances rise...

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SAM marks National Day of Reflection a year on from first UK Covid-19 lockdown

As the UK marks National Day of Reflection on the anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown, Dr...

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Data shows “enormous challenges” facing NHS – SAM president

11 March 2021 Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president...

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Budget: “Demoralising to see barely a mention of gaping NHS funding holes” says SAM president

03 March 2021 Following today’s Budget delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the...

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SAM pays tribute to Dr Clifford Mann

The Society for Acute Medicine is deeply saddened to learn this evening (20 Feb) of the death...

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Performance data ‘hits home shape NHS is in’ – SAM past president

Following the release today (11 February) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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SAM and Royal College of Physicians publish end-of-life care resource for hospital doctors

The Royal College of Physicians has produced a resource in collaboration with the Society for Acute Medicine...

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Message of thanks ‘appreciated but recognition of multitude of issues more important’

Following a message of thanks to NHS staff delivered by NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens ahead...

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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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