Category: Leadership

#ICEM22 Melbourne – Day 3

The day opened with a sobering plenary about climate change. During the morning concurrent, I attended the Disaster session. Practitioners from around the world shared experiences and lessons from disaster level events. This session was

Thinking pragmatically about capacity

Editor: This is a guest post by Simon Horne. It is likely one of the last posts from Virchester before the festive season properly commences. Take care and stay safe. Happy holidays everyone! Three jobs,

Leading yourself through COVID-19 pandemic

Lead yourself (through the COVID-19 pandemic). St Emlyn’s with Joke Van kerkhoven

Ed – We are delighted to publish a guest post from a great friend of St Emlyn’s, Joke from Belgium. She is one of a number of superb Belgian emergency clinicians that we have had

Moral Injury during COVID-19. St Emlyn’s

Ed – We have previously covered the concept of moral injury on the blog and podcast, largely in respect to the experience of managing patients with traumatic injury. In 2020 the concept has been used

Look at what they make you give

Ed – We received this post just as the extent of the Coronavirus pandemic was becoming clear and thought it best to delay publishing until life in our Emergency Departments was slightly more “normal”. The

JC: Improving patient flow. St Emlyn’s

Ed – it seems like everything is about Covid-19 at the moment and that’s understandable, but we should not forget other aspects of our work. Whilst patient flow may seem less important as we deal

Covid-19 Podcast from Italy with Roberto Cosentini. St Emlyn’s

Dr Roberto Cosentini is an old friend of St Emlyn’s who works in Bergamo, in Northern Italy. He is right at the heart of the recent Covid-19 outbreak. He kindly found an hour to record

Zero Point Survey St Emlyn's

New Zero Point Survey Video from Cliff Reid. St Emlyn’s

We’ve championed the Zero Point Survey (1,2,3,4) here on the blog and in all our simulation teaching in Virchester. If you’ve been following the blog you will hopefully be familiar with the STEPUP system of

Psychological performance in the resus room. Ashley Liebig at #stemlynsLIVE

This talk focuses on how we can optimise our psychological performance in critical care situations, the type of situations that Simon describes as Time Critical, Information light. The Audio is available below, or watch the

Podcast Round Up March 2019. St Emlyn’s

Here’s our regular monthly round up of the best of the blog from March 2019