Tag Archives: acute medicine

More acute medicine and GIM training posts needed

More training posts in acute medicine have to be created if the ‘front door’ pressure on hospitals is going to be alleviated.

General medicine more important to hospitals

In medicine there is a move away from specialist working to more generalist roles treating acutely ill patients.

“Don’t break the acute medicine model on a whim”

By Dr Alistair Douglas, president of the Society for Acute Medicine

We welcome the address by the Secretary of State in yesterday’s speech at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hsopital focussing on patients who have complex health problems which often require expertise across multiple specialties and the importance of clearly identifying a named consultant responsible for each patient’s care.