Position statements

‘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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NHS staff ‘pretty much running on empty’ – SAM past president

Following the release today (12 August) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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SAM president welcomes new NHS England chief executive

Following the announcement of Amanda Pritchard as the new chief executive of NHS England, Dr Susan Crossland,...

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NHS data shows extent of “precarious situation” – SAM past president

Following the release today (08 July) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past...

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SAM welcomes new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

The Society for Acute Medicine welcomes the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to...

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SAM president warns of “massive tension” between elective and urgent care

Speaking today about pressures facing the NHS and the effects on acute medical units, Dr Susan Crossland,...

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SAM past president warns current pressures and lack of respite ‘extremely worrying ahead of next onslaught’

Following today’s article in The Independent on concerns raised by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine about...

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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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