Category: Healthy Clinicians

Overconfidence in the ED

If you have ever worked as or with a doctor, you’ve probably encountered something called a multi-source feedback form, or a “360 appraisal”. It is part of the process for junior doctors to progress to

Time to Look Up? St.Emlyn’s

I am a big advocate of social media. Many of the best opportunities I have been given have been as a result of connections made online. I have learnt so much from Twitter, blog posts

Dancing in the purple rain: lessons for clinicians from Prince

This year has been a tough one for the loss of celebrities. We’ve lost some great people. It doesn’t seem two minutes since the world was mourning the great David Bowie and now we hear

A Little Respect: Polarised Perspectives in the Emergency Department

The only assumption we, as healthcare professionals, should be making about one another in the workplace setting is that we are each aspiring to provide the very best care for our patients. Is mutual respect too

Self-Actualisation and Transcendence in Emergency Medicine. St.Emlyn’s. #RCEMCPD16

This week I’m talking at the RCEM conference in Leeds. It’s the CPD conference and so has a slightly different format to most ED conferences as there is a single track that runs for 3

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

how to survive night shifts in emergency medicine. Janos Baombe at St.Emlyn’s

Be A Better Learner – Part Three at #TTCNYC15

  This is the third post in a three-part refashioning of my talk on being a better learner from The Teaching Course in New York. Find part one – Physician, Know Thyself – here, and part

Tips on how to look after your OWN mental health

  DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on no evidence whatsoever but are some pearls I have picked up during my relatively short career in emergency medicine. I however hope you will enjoy the read, give some thought

Get the Best from Your Rest – Sleep Hygiene at St Emlyn’s

Sleep is absolutely one of my favourite things in the world. It can also be one of the most elusive. Almost all ED docs, by necessity, work some sort of shift pattern. Given that pretty

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