Windrush Day

In this guest blog, to commemorate Windrush Day 2022, Dr David Chung, Co-Chair of RCEM’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, explores the background of and pays tribute to the Windrush generation. When I was a child, the name Windrush was not a thing. I was a West Indian, but our stories were not told. Today […]

Clean Air Day 2022

In this month’s blog, Chair of RCEM’s Environmental Special Interst Group, Dr Sandy Robertson, looks at the impact pollution has on the body to mark Clean Air Day 2022. Today is Clean Air Day, with this year’s message highlighting that air pollution dirties every organ in the body. We know that air pollution has a […]

RCEM Membership Survey 2021

In this blog, RCEM Vice President for Membership, Dr Carole Gavin looks at the feedback members gave us via our survey at the end of 2021, and the improvements we are making as a result. Thank you to all our members that responded to our membership feedback survey at the end of 2021. It was […]

The best and the worst of the NHS

In this month’s guest blog Dr Graham Johnson, Consultant Emergency and Paediatric Emergency Medicine at Royal Derby Hospital, discusses his family’s recent experience of receiving care. Last Thursday I had the pleasure of experiencing the very best of the NHS. My son had an elective orthopaedic procedure at the Robert Jones Agnes Hunt Hospital in […]

#ECACP Day 2021

We know how crucial ACPs are to Emergency Medicine, and we want to others to know it too which is why we want to celebrate you on Advanced Clinical Practitioner Day. As part of Advanced Practice Week 2021, on 12 November we’re sharing your thoughts on Advanced Practice, looking at who you are and what […]