Acute Medicine


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Acute Medicine

That area of general (internal) medicine concerned with the immediate and early specialist management of adult patients with a wide range of medical conditions who present in hospital as emergencies.
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Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: "This is a shocking case that has gone unreported since 2015.
Charities, trade unions, the British Medical association, the Society for Acute Medicine and the public are all calling out for this government to please listen.
Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: "Rota gaps, staff shortages and IT issues are a daily occurrence in most of our units and need addressing urgently.
Clive Kelly, a consultant in acute medicine, has set up a dedicated 'winter ward', where those suffering from flu and similar illnesses can receive care.
I wish to stay and continue to serve in acute medicine - which is the health speciality that is least recruited.
I wish to stay and continue to serve in acute medicine which is the health speciality least recruited.
Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said a "real crisis" had developed since New Year's Eve.
Entry into specialty training for emergency medicine is from the Acute Care Common Stem program, which is a generic program shared by acute medicine and anesthesiology services.
In return, the Royal Glamorgan has since become a "beacon site" for acute medicine and will soon officially open a PS6m diagnostic hub.
Planned - or elective - operations such as knee or hip replacements could be put on the back burner if the NHS struggles to deal with the additional demands of a bad flu season, the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) said.
Alongside A&E, other services under review include acute medicine, orthopaedics, maternity and paediatrics.

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