Category: Compassion

How events in emergency medicine impact doctors psychological well-being. St Emlyn’s

Ed – This blog by Laura Howard is based on her excellent work on the impact of events on emergency care clinicians. We hope that you read this alongside the other blogs and podcasts​1​ the

Prolonged Field Care…in the ED. St Emlyn’s

The practice of military emergency medicine and civilian emergency medicine frequently overlap, often in a symbiotic relationship​1,2​. The hard-won lessons from the operational environment are often incorporated into civilian practice time and time again (triage,

April 2019 round up podcast. St Emlyn’s

Here’s our regular monthly audio podcast round up of the best of the blog. Looks like I forgot to press go on this back at the beginning of May. So apologies for the late review.

Wellbeing for the broken. Part 2. St Emlyn’s

It is now several months after the event that I was so concerned had ‘broken’ me.  I am still at work.  I stayed at work.  I always felt I was safe to work, and maybe

Wellbeing for the broken. Part 1. Liz Crowe for St Emlyn’s

Editors comment: This is the first of two blogs written by our friend and colleague Liz Crowe. They describe a very painful experience and series of events experienced by someone close to us, and someone

SMACC Day 3 PM

SMACC Day 3 Afternoon Sessions: St Emlyn’s

It’s the final SMACCdown here at Sydney, and we couldn’t be more sad. We’ve seen so many old friends, made so many new ones and had a chance to reconnect with colleagues and enhance our

Smacc Day 3: Morning sessions. St Emlyn’s

After a rather spectacular SMACC party involving the usual mix of dancing, music and Karaoke we are back at the ICC for day 3. Practitioners advocating for humanity. You’ve probably heard of Esther Choo through

Responsibly volunteering overseas

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well Ralph Waldo

New year resolutions and wellbeing. St Emlyn’s

I woke to this New Year to an email that said “do you want to be happier in 2019?” and I realised that one of the major factors influencing our wellbeing is that happiness is

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

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