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Performance figures “extremely worrying” with some units operating at 100% capacity – SAM president

Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: ...

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NHS and social care: “Need to get the basics right” says SAM past president

Following today’s Queen’s Speech (11 May), which outlined additional funding to support the NHS and proposals on...

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SAM backs RCEM ‘winter-proofing’ campaign as concerns grow over demand

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has today launched a new campaign, Summer to Recover: Winter-Proofing Urgent and...

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NHS pressures like pre-pandemic “eternal winters” says SAM president

Following the release today (14 April) of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president of...

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Senior medics say “red flags” showing as non-Covid attendances rise

04 April 2021 Senior medics have said “red flags” are showing in hospitals as non-Covid emergency attendances...

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SAM marks National Day of Reflection a year on from first UK Covid-19 lockdown

As the UK marks National Day of Reflection on the anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown, Dr...

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Data shows “enormous challenges” facing NHS – SAM president

11 March 2021 Following the release today of the latest NHS performance data, Dr Susan Crossland, president...

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Budget: “Demoralising to see barely a mention of gaping NHS funding holes” says SAM president

03 March 2021 Following today’s Budget delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Dr Susan Crossland, president of the...

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SAM pays tribute to Dr Clifford Mann

The Society for Acute Medicine is deeply saddened to learn this evening (20 Feb) of the death...

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