Point of care ultrasound (POCU) is becoming increasingly popular as an extension to clinical examination techniques. Specific POCU training pathways have been developed in specialties such as Emergency

Objectives: To ascertain the views of current Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) trainees on the strengths and weakness of the specialty, their training programmes, practical procedures

SAM Belfast

The latest SAM meeting was well attended with a number of high quality posters on display and a small but perfectly formed trainee session – thanks to those who attended. There were

Abstract Introduction: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare prion disease classically manifesting with rapidly progressive dementia, abnormal movements and typical electroencephalographic (EEG)

takeAIM update

Acute Medical registrars across the country have continued to drive the enthusiasm to Take AIM! Following the success of the first national takeAIM conference in Manchester in November,

takeAIM update

You will hopefully be aware that the first national takeAIM conference was run in Manchester on Saturday November 14th. It was attended by around 150 Foundation and Core trainees who had

Abstract The use of point of care ultrasound (POCU) is increasing across a number of specialties, becoming mandatory within some specialist training programmes (for example respiratory and emergency

The time has come to say goodbye and an incredibly big thankyou to Nerys who leaves her post as trainee rep after two years. Nerys’ enthusiasm and energy will be missed and we wish her well for her


Objectives: To ascertain current Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) trainees’ opinions on their training programme, practical procedures, specialist skills and AIM as

SAM Bristol

It was lovely to catch up with so many Acute Internal Medicine trainees at our spring meeting in Bristol and great to see such a positive response towards our specialty. I hope that many