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Let’s Get This Party Started. Starting at St.Emlyn’s

It’s that time of year in the UK again, when the last strawberry at Wimbledon has been consumed, village fetes offer cream teas to a brass band accompaniment and children discard school uniforms for six

Are you feeling satisfied? The GMC survey and EM.

If you are a trainer or a trainee in the UK you will no doubt be familiar with the annual GMC survey. This national snapshot of training gives useful information on the state of training

St.Emlyn’s the podcast

If you’ve not found it yet then don’t forget to follow the St.Emlyn’s podcast. You can find us on iTunes here (please say something nice) and there are quite a few episodes already up on

Am I intimidating? Sarah Payne guest blogs at St.Emlyn’s

I had some surprising (and if I’m telling the truth, a bit upsetting) feedback recently. During their end of attachment debrief one of our F2s said that they found me ‘intimidating’. I’ve had isolated comments

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SMACC Gold: All Social Media, No Science?

It seems the whole medical world has gone all woolly and fluffy since Broadbeach was hit for six by #smaccGOLD. Everyone’s been so nice to each other, you can almost palpate the love. We’ve had

Self Experimentation in Medical Education – LA for ABGs

You are probably aware that many great scientific discoveries have been made when doctors decide to experiment on themselves. Self experimentation is sort of a tradition – take the famous discovery of Helicobacter pylori‘s role

SMACCGold EBM workshop with St.Emlyns and Critical Care Reviews

With just 9 weeks to go there is still time to register for the Evidence Based Medicine workshop on the Gold Coast. Rob Sweeney, Rick Body and myself will be taking a half day to

Cliff Mann on UK Emergency Medicine recruitment. St.Emlyn’s

This week has seen some real progress on the crisis in emergency medicine recruitment within the UK. Health Education England appears to be taking recruitment really seriously with a document released this week stating how

Attitude of Gratitude – Showing Some Love in the ED

There are many things I do which are stereotypically “British”: drinking tea, apologising instinctively (especially when it isn’t my fault), engaging in our national sport (queueing), becoming intensely irritated when other people fail to comply

Top tips for trainees…….from CEM

Just a quick one to point colleagues and potential EM docs towards a document from the College of Emergency Medicine. CEM7450-Top-tips-for-a-great-trainee-v5-(21.9.13) Authored by Tony Joy , Dafydd Hammond-Jones & Jamie Moran it’s a brief, but

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