Category: Public Health

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine from SMACC Dublin

The Big Questions in Emergency Medicine. What’s our future? SMACC Dublin

I was thrilled to kick off the EM stream at SMACC Dublin this year with a presentation on the big questions, in other words the strategic future, ofEmergency Medicine. This was an idea we put

The BIG questions in EM. Part 1 – Demographics. St.Emlyn’s

The open door of the emergency department is both a blessing and curse. As emergency physicians we pride ourselves on the ability to see, assess, diagnose and (initially at least) manage whatever the world can

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

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

James Lind Alliance update. St.Emlyn’s

John Lind Alliance research priority partnership with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Setting the research agenda for the next 10 years in emergency medicine

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 to

James Lind and the RCEM needs you (and you, and you). St.Emlyn’s

You probably already know of James Lind as he is rather famous in medical research. If not then you will know his work. As a Scottish physician working with the Royal Navy he conducted the

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.

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Better Than Cure? Public Health in the ED at #RCEM15

Is public health a problem in the UK? Well, prior to this year’s general election, healthcare and the NHS were consistently top concern for voters. But the public are worried and confused – 5 of the

Taking a sexual history in ED

Emergency physicians often feel that taking a sexual history in EDs is something medical school and specialty training have not prepared them very well for. This comes as no surprise as it differs significantly from

How to prepare your ED for a MERS-CoV outbreak

Following a successful local collaborative Ebola campaign preparation last year, the team at Virchester ED have started preparing for the next outbreak of infectious disease that threatens our quiet shores: the Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

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