Category: wellbeing

Colour of the wind

Fair warning: this is a difficult read. Many thanks to Janos Baombe, Liz Crowe and Cathy Wield for your wisdom and support in making this post a little less uncomfortable. Before you start This is

Understanding Fear and Anxiety around COVID-19: A St Emlyn’s Podcast.

Over the last few years there has, thankfully, been more of a realisation that we need to look after ourselves and each other. “Wellbeing” is the hot topic, yet I don’t think anyone could’ve imagined

Head Vs Heart: Opening the Box. St Emlyn’s

Ed- This blog post comes at an interesting and challenging time for us all. It was due to be given at #badEMfest in South Africa this week, but as we all know Covid-19 rather scuppered

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RCEM launches wellness compendium for Emergency Medicine. St Emlyn’s

Back in April 2018 the St Emlyn’s team developed and published ‘The Resuscitionist’s guide to Health and Wellbeing”. That represented the work of the team in addressing how we can look after ourselves and others

PTSD and me part 5: why did I break?

Working in healthcare and, or as first responders we are at risk of being exposed to abnormal events.  Events for which we have no frame of reference and which precipitate acute stress responses and present

June 2019 Podcast round up. St Emlyn’s

Here’s our regular podcast round up of the blog and podcast from June 2019. A really busy month for the team so not that many posts, but we hope that the lack of quantity is

JC: How events in emergency medicine impact doctors psychological well-being. St Emlyn’s

Ed – This blog by Laura Howard is based on her excellent work on the impact of events on emergency care clinicians. We hope that you read this alongside the other blogs and podcasts​1​ the

Wellbeing for the broken part 3, the Podcast. St Emlyn’s

We finish off the series with a podcast by Iain and Liz that brings together the themes of the first two blogs. You can review the previous blogs below. vb Iain and Liz

April 2019 round up podcast. St Emlyn’s

Here’s our regular monthly audio podcast round up of the best of the blog. Looks like I forgot to press go on this back at the beginning of May. So apologies for the late review.

Wellbeing for the broken. Part 2. St Emlyn’s

It is now several months after the event that I was so concerned had ‘broken’ me.  I am still at work.  I stayed at work.  I always felt I was safe to work, and maybe


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