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The Art of War

Emergency medicine in the UK is frequently cited by the British media as being like a warzone, and with that in mind I delved back into one my favourite books. It certainly isn’t a modern

Studying for FCM (Fellow of Corridor Medicine) at St.Emlyn’s

(Ed – there are two parts to this post. The slightly tongue in cheek beginning and a more serious endpiece that addresses the very real and very dangerous issues of ED overcrowding. If you’re interested

Show Me The Money: Coding at St.Emlyn’s

Have you ever wondered how it is that your hospital gets paid for the work you do? Perhaps you think that this isn’t relevant to you? Well, in this podcast we discuss how hospitals in

The Ignored Drug Scandal in Emergency Medicine

About ten years ago Emergency Departments in the UK were in crisis. Patients were waiting hours on trolleys, some even dying in corridors. Something had to be done. With incredible serendipity around this time a

The Archers of the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s

It is a little known fact that to be successful as an emergency physician in the UK it is vital to take a three month rotation in Archery. Archery is a key skill for us

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

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On Pledging and Change at St Emlyn’s

You might not have heard of NHS Change Day but it needs you. Because – and let’s be honest here – the care that we deliver isn’t always as good as it could be. We

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

Teamwork in Resus: Just Like Football?

A few weeks ago I was reading the most excellent Resus Room Management blog.  It’s seriously awesome and you should check it out.  [I’ve decided that all this social media engagement has made me sound

NHS Change day, FOAM in action with Damian Roland

I am delighted to have another guest blogger at St.Emlyn’s. If you are FOAM +ve you will already know Damian who has done sterling work to promote learning through social media in Paediatric Emergency Medicine


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