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Information Sharing to Tackle Community Violence

This session describes the processes around Information Sharing to Tackle Community Violence. It also describes some of the responsibilities of emergency clinicians around confidentiality when looking after victims of violence.
This module describes the processes around Information Sharing to Tackle Community Violence. It also describes some of the responsibilities of emergency clinicians around confidentiality when looking after victims of violence.
This is the second blog in our public health series. Keep your eyes peeled for more public health goodness to follow in future blogs.
32-year-old presents to Resus with multiple stab wounds and breathlessness.
EM/PHEM resuscitation during an observer shift
An explosion has occurred at a nearby chemical plant and your emergency department is the nearest healthcare facility. Are you ready to handle this major incident?
Nikki Abela and Liz Herrieven have treated themselves to the RCEM PEM Conference in Manchester on 21/3/2023 – World Down Syndrome Day. Put on your #LotsOfSocks for the day and have a read to see what they learned.
Radiation can be subdivided into two categories - ionizing and non-ionizing, both of which have an effect on human tissue
A young man is brought to your ED by police. They suspect he has concealed drugs internally and want you to perform an intimate search and x-ray.
A 45-year-old female attended the ED after taking an intentional antifreeze overdose.
The unspoken disease of inflicted, non-accidental injury in children.
Where does PEM fit in with EM? Children make up about 25-30% of attendances to mixed EDs nationally, so all EM consultants must possess at least basic paediatric skills.
Do we always behave as we should?
This session outlines a standardised approach to providing care for a haemodynamically normal patient presenting following rape or sexual assault.
This session outlines a standardised approach to providing care for a haemodynamically normal patient presenting following rape or sexual assault.
Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.
Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.
A 20-year-old female was brought into the ED as a pre-alert call. She had been found unresponsive in her room at a psychiatric unit.
An interactive learning session covering the relevance of Inclusion Health to ED.
An interactive learning session covering the relevance of Inclusion Health to ED.
How will you manage the absconding patient?
How will you manage your absconding patient with suicidal intent who has gone ‘absent without leave’?
How will you manage the absconding patient?
Learn more about the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACS) and their role managing in domestic abuse.
You are working on a rapid response vehicle (RRV) as a part of a PHEM-rotation and attend a ‘red’ call: “3-year-old cardiac arrest. Unsupervised child fallen into outdoor pond. Not breathing. Not responsive”.
12% of ED attendances are related to domestic abuse. How will you identify & manage these cases?
12% of ED attendances are related to domestic abuse. ED physicians are in a unique position to identify these cases.
Handover of critical care patients carries significant potential risk. Misunderstanding, misinterpretation or omitted information can have significant adverse impact on patient outcome.
Handover of critical care patients carries significant potential risk. Misunderstanding, misinterpretation or omitted information can have significant adverse impact on patient outcome.
TERN Top Papers for September 2021. This month’s topic is cardiac arrest
A 21-year old male has been stabbed outside of a night-club.
This session will cover the principal modalities used in pre-hospital communication.
This session will cover the principal modalities used in pre-hospital communication
Chemical incidents usually happen following leaks, explosions or fires in industrial settings
This session covers the importance of, and methods of performing triage in mass casualty situations.
I was on a night shift, in a major trauma centre, still an ST3 at the time. We were actually having a nice night shift in not so cold weather. There was still a little flow of patients, we had some room in resus and our minors area was pretty empty. Some may even brave the "Q" word.
Last April saw the England Boxing National Amateur Championships held in Nottingham. As a member of the England Boxing Medical Committee I was invited to sit ringside for the tournament as the Ringside Doctor.
This session covers aspects of helicopter safety, in particular the dangers associated with working with rotary-winged aircraft.
This session covers the importance of, and methods of performing triage in mass casualty situations.
What will you do when called to attend a trauma call for a motorcyclist with a suspected pelvis problem?
The June 2019 podcast for the EMJ, we have CBRN incidents and Plight of the pelvic exam
This month we discuss measles and Major incident triage
This month we have a discussion on the Manchester Bombing | Scribes in the ED | TERN TIRED | PTX and haemothorax in the CT era | Horse Trauma | Roc Rocks - ED RSI with Rocuronium or Suxamethonium
March 2019 Podcast
The 2017 RCEM CPD conference was held in central London in April 2017. There was a great selection of speakers and we had the good fortune to capture a few interviews with some of the speakers
The weather turned sour this morning, but this did not dampen the conference mood.
So RCEM '15 in Manchester has been a sell out! So for those of you that weren't lucky enough to be here, here's what's been going on on Day 1!
In this article, we'll look at a typical major incident plan and what it contains
This podcast covers the Best Practice Guideline on Information Sharing to Prevent Community Violence, which can be found along with all the other guidelines on the main RCEM site.
So what is a major incident? Simply put, it is any incident that requires an extraordinary response from health services - ambulance services, primary care, community services and hospital Trusts
Struggling to find a resource on how to approach the IDU, check out this podcast