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Grief at Christmas. Liz Crowe at St.Emlyn’s

Managing bad news in emergency medicine and critical care at Christmas. St.Emlyn’s on Grief at Christmas.

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

Obi Wan’s Guide to Emergency Medicine. Rich Carden at St.Emlyn’s

Ok, so Obi Wan Kenobi, to my knowledge, never actually practiced emergency medicine, although he had some pretty awesome Jedi skills that would work a treat in the ED.  For those of you unfamiliar with

Stephen Covey and medical leadership part 2: Begin with the end in mind

Recently we published the first of a new series looking at the lessons we can learn in medicine from Stephen Covey’s legendary book ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’.  A lot of this is

Do you walk past? St.Emlyn’s

Growing up in an age where the England cricket team was routinely beaten by opponents Down Under I have always had a grudging respect for the Australian people. Their attitude to work, and play, seemed

Leadership pearls from Stephen Covey part 1: Be proactive

There are some books you read that change your life. In this new series at St. Emlyn’s I’m going to tell you about one that changed mine – and I think there’s a good chance

Who’s That Girl? Impostor Syndrome at #SMACCGold

I want to let you into a secret. I’m an impostor.   OK, that’s not quite true. I’m a 34-year-old (shock!) Emergency Medicine trainee with a penchant for karaoke and a passion for education, but

Do Emergency Physicians judge patients on race, sex, sexual orientation, weight, etc.? St. Emlyn’s

A few years back I picked up a book at the airport by a chap called Malcolm Gladwell, a rather famous writer it turns out and one familiar to many EPs who has produced some

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Sir Alex Ferguson and Emergency Medicine

This week Sir Alex Ferguson retired as the manager of Manchester United Football Club, after 26 highly successful years in charge.  Sir Alex has been an inspiration to me, in my life and my career.

How to cope when your registrar knows more than you do. St.Emlyn’s

A few years ago…… Resus. 2300 hours. A man in his 60s is brought to the ED looking pretty sick. He is normally fit and well but has had a cough for the last week,

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