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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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Bed occupancy well above 90% “dangerous” – SAM past president

Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for Acute Medicine, comments on current NHS pressures,...

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Any rise in Covid numbers will put recovery ‘in jeopardy’ – SAM past president

Commenting today (04 June) on NHS pressures, Dr Nick Scriven, immediate past president of the Society for...

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SAM response to NHS England’s review of urgent and emergency care standards

The NHS England clinical review of urgent and emergency care standards began in 2018 as a way...

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ED-AM Pathway vaccine concerns updated

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