Category: Morale

Five risks for training in Emergency Medicine. St.Emlyn’s

DISCLAIMER: the below tips are based on my conversations with trainers and trainees. It’s unashamebly anecdotal but I make few apologies for that. I’ve supported emergency medicine trainees from all around the world and a

Gender, conferences and careers in EM. St.Emlyn’s

This is the first of two blog posts from Ashley Voss-Liebig and Natalie May on a paper we recently published in the EMJ1. These two posts tell the story behind that paper, why we think

Futureproofing EM: Why your trainees deserve it (and your nation needs it). St.Emlyn’s

  I suspect all Deaneries (locality branches of Health Education England as they are now known) have their traditions and meetings. In the former NW post-graduate deanery we have ours. One of these is Calman

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

UK Emergency Medicine’s midlife crisis. St.Emlyn’s. #RCEMCPD16

UK Emergency medicine was arguably founded by a group of emergency physicians on the 12th October 1967 (this, amazingly, also happens to be Cliff Reid’s birthday). The first president was Maurice Ellis who envisaged a

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

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

#RCEM15. St.Emlyn’s preview

There are just a few days to go until the first (yes the very first) Royal College of Emergency Medicine conference right here at the home of St.Emlyns in Virchester (well Manchester to be precise).

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

Understanding grief with Liz Crowe: St. Emlyn’s

Liz Crowe and Iain Beardsell recently podcasted on grief in the ED. A tricky subject but one that will touch all of us at some point in our careers. The podcast has been really well

EM training in the East Midlands. St.Emlyn’s

I really like this video and whilst I slightly disagree about working in the Midlands (actually it’s great, but I want you to come to Virchester) this is a great description of the range of

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