All posts by Stevan Bruijns

Dr Stevan Bruijns is a South African/ British emergency physician (dual trained). His interests include quality improvement, emergency care development and research access in African low-resourced settings. He is honorary associate professor of emergency medicine with the University of Cape Town and the chief editor of the African Journal of Emergency Medicine. Stevan is a person of action and like for things he does to be useful to others. He has worked in a number of settings, including resource-rich and resource-poor ones. Stevan currently works at Yeovil District Hospital in Somerset, UK. He also serves on the Royal College of Emergency Medicine's Global Emergency Medicine committee.

Responsibly volunteering overseas

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well Ralph Waldo

About that I in team (and workplace relationships)

(and workplace relationships) Not a week goes by without a post on social media about wellness in the workplace. This is a good thing. Never before has there been such a focus on wellbeing. Even

Equality and global health

Equality and global health. What I learned from being a recovering racist…

Sad action I admit I cried during the movie Wonder Woman.  I found the scene where Diana helps to liberate the villagers quite overwhelming; I still do.  I cried not because it was particularly well

Codependency and the Emergency Clinician. St Emlyn’s

Editorial comment by Liz Crowe: Here at St Emlyn’s we are committed to developing and leading the way in terms of staff wellbeing.  If self-reflection and self-awareness are two essential elements in building wellbeing, then we

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