Category: ED Management

Self-Rostering and Annualised Hours (or How to Keep Everyone Happy All of the Time). St.Emlyn’s

Introducing self-rostering and annualised hours  Over the last few years, in response to our ever-growing popularity with the public, the number of consultants at the St.Emlyn’s ED in Virchester has significantly grown. This, in turn

Developing a “Leadership Portfolio” in your ED. St.Emlyn’s

The majority of my “day job” is taken up with being the “Clinical Lead” for University Hospital Southampton Emergency Department (ED). This is one of those job roles in clinical management that is usually ranked

JC: The Impact of Rudeness on Medical Team Performance

I expect that some people will be offended by the image above. That’s the point though, images, attitudes, initial impressions are powerful drivers of how we feel and behave. What we as team members feel

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

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

When to withdraw resuscitation in the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s with Richard Taylor.

When can and should we withdraw from continuing resuscitation in the ED? The standby phone rings: Post cardiac arrest patient, approximately 50. Intubated, BP 80/40, GCS 3. ETA 5 minutes. You meet the crew in

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

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

Learning from the Paris Attacks with Dr Youri Yordanov. St.Emlyn’s

The emergency department response to the Paris Attacks on 13/11/15. Dr Youri Yordanov describes the amazing response to the major incident.

Roy Lilley at #RCEM15. St.Emlyn’s

It was an absolute delight to hear Roy Lilley at the recent RCEM Manchester conference. In Virchester he is a bit of a ‘legend’ as  he’s followed by many of us here in the department.

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


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