Position statements

Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry

Following the Public Enquiry into the events at Mid-Staffs hospital between 2005-2009, Robert Francis QC launched his...

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Wards rounds in medicine: Principles for best practices

The Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) supports the joint statement from the Royal College of Physicians and...

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National Early Warning Score

The Society for Acute Medicine strongly supports the implementation of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) in...

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SAM Response to NCEPOD Report: ‘Time to Intervene?’

This highly important report has highlighted deficiencies in the care of a group of patients whose condition...

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Health and Social Care Bill

This statement has been produced to explain the position of the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) in...

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Interface between acute medicine and critical care

After wide consultation, and as used in JRCPTB documentation the agreed definition of Acute Medicine ‘is that...

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Relationship between AIM and EM

The specialties of Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) and Emergency Medicine work closely together in providing care to...

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SAM response to the Shape of Training report

Official response by Dr Alistair Douglas & Dr Mark Holland to Shape of Training report dating January...

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