Position statements

Figures clearly show pressure the system is under – SAM past president

Following today’s release of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society...

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Withholding funds promised to NHS “not right” says SAM past president

Following information obtained by The Observer concerning a dispute between NHS England and the Treasury over the...

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SAM submission to Health and Social Care Committee’s pandemic inquiry

The Society for Acute Medicine has made a submission to the Health and Social Care Committee’s ‘Delivering...

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Fears for NHS with “scarce sign“ of recovery plan, says SAM past president

Following today’s release of NHS performance data for May, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the...

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Senior medics call for urgent preparations for “winter like no other” in the NHS

Senior medics have called for urgent preparations to be put in place now to contend with a...

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Top doctor urges PM to stop playing “fast and loose” with data

Following today Prime Minister’s Questions, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine,...

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Senior medic says sustained drop in A&E numbers a “ticking timebomb”

Following the release today of A&E performance data for April which shows the lowest number of attendances...

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Leading doctors criticise “haphazard testing” and call for urgent explanation of track and trace strategy

Following news the UK now has the highest number of coronavirus deaths in Europe, Society for Acute...

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Senior medic calls for “substance before soundbite” from the government

A senior medic has called for the government to put “substance before soundbite” when it comes to...

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