Category: Leadership

Tough Times in the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s

  Times are tough in the Emergency Department. Is your ED seeing an unprecedented number of patients lately? Do you feel like you are under excessive pressure because of this? Do you recently feel low

Brave African Discussions, EMSSA and the festival conference 2018. St.Emlyn’s

Here at St.Emlyn’s we are delighted and honored to spend time learning with our African colleagues in the #bad_EM team. If you’ve not met them yourself then you’ve missed out. They are an amazing team

St Emlyn’s in Review – October 2017

It’s great to be back podcasting again after what has been a busy few months, We’re sorry for the hiatus, but occasionally other stuff gets in the way! Here we review some of the amazing

Securing the Future of the ED workforce? St.Emlyn’s

Last week, at the RCEM Annual Scientific Conference, a document endorsed by all the big players in healthcare (in England at any rate) was released with a degree of fanfare. Those of us who work

101 Reflective Lessons from a Year with Sydney HEMS. Part Five: Leadership

      This post, detailing my reflections on clinical retrieval medicine, is the fifth in a series recording my reflections on the twelve months I spent working for Sydney HEMS in prehospital and retrieval

Mike Charlesworth and Lee Feddy: ‘Predatory publishers’ – time for a re-think?

Imagine that you are a foundation doctor (PGY 1-2), and you have written a case report during your general surgery rotation. Your supervisor has approved the manuscript and delegated the responsibility of submission to you.

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

Will Northern Ireland get the PHEM service that Dr John Hinds knew it needed?

Altruism: this is why we are here. The concern for the welfare for others: this is why we are here.   The belief that we can and will be better, that we can push harder,

Things that scare me: Ross Fisher at #smaccDUB and St.Emlyn’s

  This blog post explains the background to my talk in Dublin at the SMACC conference. This talk, entitled ‘Things that scare me’ is a waypoint on a journey that I’ve personally experienced. I believe


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