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‘Ambulance in a room proposal moving not tackling problems’ says SAM past president

Commenting on the announcement of a pilot of ambulance “arrival lounges” at emergency departments, Dr Susan Crossland, immediate...

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‘Areas of the NHS currently experiencing conditions outside of anyone’s experience’ – SAM past president

Commenting on current pressures on the NHS (25 October), Dr Nick Scriven, past president of the Society...

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Acute medicine ‘integral to front and back door of hospitals’ – SAM president

Following the release today (14 October) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Tim Cooksley, president of...

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NHS “clinging on by fingernails” says SAM president

In response to reports the NHS is “recovering well” following comments made at NHS England’s board meeting...

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‘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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Proposed NHS funding ‘falls far short’ says SAM president

Ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement on NHS and social care funding (which is suggested to...

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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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