Category: Compassion

PTSD and me part 3: EMDR therapy. St Emlyn’s

Editor’s note: This blog is third in a series from Rusty Carroll talking about his personal experiences of working in health care, the psychological sequelae and his recovery. This blog’s goal is to give some

St.Emlyn’s at #EuSEM18 – Day 3

Nearly at the end of what has been a fun and exciting conference with lots to learn and take home into our own practice. We’ve described much of this on our blogs reviewing Day 1

Equality and global health

Equality and global health. What I learned from being a recovering racist…

Sad action I admit I cried during the movie Wonder Woman.  I found the scene where Diana helps to liberate the villagers quite overwhelming; I still do.  I cried not because it was particularly well

Moral Injury in Emergency and Pre-hospital care. Esther Murray on St Emlyn’s podcast

This week we recorded a podcast inspired by a recent publication in the EMJ. Esther Murray aka @EM_Healthpsych is a psychologist working in London. You can listen the podcast by clicking on the link below.

Lessons Learned at #EMSA18

I’m on my way back to Sydney from Adelaide in South Australia, where this week I was honoured to be a keynote speaker at the fifth EMSA conference (#EMSA18) as well as speaking in a

Keep walking. PTSD and me part 2. St Emlyn’s

Editors introduction – Back in March Rusty Carroll, a great friend of the St Emlyn’s team blogged on the links between experience, mental health and the risks of acute stress reactions and PTSD amongst health

Forum theatre with Heidi Edmundson. St Emlyn’s

Preface At St Emlyn’s we are always fascinated to hear about new innovations to help us explore the broader aspects of excellence in emergency care. It’s not just about the knowledge and skills that we

Acute Psychiatric Emergencies in the ED. The APEx course.

This month we have a podcast on how we approach patients with mental health needs in the ED. It outlines the rationale and delivery of a change in how we manage some of the most

Codependency and the Emergency Clinician. St Emlyn’s

Editorial comment by Liz Crowe: Here at St Emlyn’s we are committed to developing and leading the way in terms of staff wellbeing.  If self-reflection and self-awareness are two essential elements in building wellbeing, then we

#badEMfest18 Day 3. St Emlyn’s

After a very relaxing Friday evening with live music, fireside chats and a wine tasting (from the wine farm of Lee Wallis, no less!), Saturday kicked off with workshops bright and early. Morning Workshops Critical

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