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Be well and be a better critical care clinician. St.Emlyn’s

This blog supports a recent podcast with Iain Beardsell on well being for clinicians. Although this is not the sexy resus end of  critical care or emergency medicine, it’s really just as important. You can

Are you as good as you think you are? St.Emlyn’s at SMACC

With just one week to go before the much anticipated SMACC conference in Dublin the St.Emlyn’s team are prepping, packing and pontificating through our final presentations and plans for what looks to be a fantastic

Overconfidence in the ED

If you have ever worked as or with a doctor, you’ve probably encountered something called a multi-source feedback form, or a “360 appraisal”. It is part of the process for junior doctors to progress to

A Little Respect: Polarised Perspectives in the Emergency Department

The only assumption we, as healthcare professionals, should be making about one another in the workplace setting is that we are each aspiring to provide the very best care for our patients. Is mutual respect too

Self-Actualisation and Transcendence in Emergency Medicine. St.Emlyn’s. #RCEMCPD16

This week I’m talking at the RCEM conference in Leeds. It’s the CPD conference and so has a slightly different format to most ED conferences as there is a single track that runs for 3

The pursuit of mastery through deliberate practice. St.Emlyn’s. #RCEMCPD16

An earlier version of this article was published around the time of the Teaching Course in New York last year. This week I’m talking at the RCEM conference in Leeds and will be touching on

JC: Should we glue cannulas to patients? St.Emlyn’s

Use of glue cyanoacrylate to secure peripheral intravenous cannula. St.Emlyn’s. randomised controlled trial critical appraisal.

Tips on how to prepare and survive your night shifts

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

St.Emlyn's grief christmas

Grief at Christmas. Liz Crowe at St.Emlyn’s

Managing bad news in emergency medicine and critical care at Christmas. St.Emlyn’s on Grief at Christmas.

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