Bullying in the ED

Bullying is something that an unacceptably high number of healthcare workers will experience. Despite priding itself in being a friendly specialty with a flattened hierarchy, those working in emergenc…

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Burnout

Burnout is a specific term used to describe one aspect of mental health. Much research has been done on the mental health and wellbeing of emergency teams.…

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PHEM Trauma

Your receive a pre-alert call from the air ambulance team who are bringing a 32-year-old male who has sustained a single stab wound to the epigastrium whilst outside a pub…

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Acting like a Boss

So you are thinking of acting up? CONGRATULATIONS – it means the end of your training is in sight. According to the RCEM guidance, you would need to have passed FRCEM and be in the final year of…

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Fishing for Vandals

This morning I had a phone call from the police. He said that last night a man was filmed on CCTV smashing the windows of two police cars parked outside the local police station…

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