For some years now clinical teams in the UK have been changing the paradigm of acute illness management. When I was a young doctor all patients with a ‘serious’ illness would be admitted to hospital. A typical take in medicine, paediatrics and O&G would include pneumonia, ?SAH, febrile convulsion, D&V, and early pregnancy bleeding. Nowadays, […]
Guest post from RCEM Chief Executive, Gordon Miles. I joined the College in the autumn of 2010. A staff of 12 staff were my resources to help address the needs of 2,500 Members and Fellows. We had no property and rented some space from the Anaethetists. We rented space for our examinations and Study Days […]
Today our guest blog comes from Laura Howard and Susie Hewitt who look at how you can keep healthy and ensure your long term wellbeing. Celebrate RCEM 50 by looking after yourself and your team! Take this opportunity to make a commitment to your wellbeing; try out and embed evidence-based strategies, promote and maintain wellbeing […]
Today’s guest blog is a little different – a presentation from Dr Richard Fawcett on violence prevention and female genital mutilation. The full presentation is available here.
Today is World Mental Health Day so RCEM has chosen Mental Health as the theme of day two of our jubilee celebration week. Those of us working in Emergency Medicine are all too familiar with the effects that poor mental health have on our patients. EDs often struggle to provide good care and are hampered […]
Enjoy the first day of the RCEM 50 Celebrations Week At 0909 on 9th October join your EM Colleagues around the globe in teaching BLS to as many people as possible until 11am! Please do send us your photos, your stories and your videos or tweet, Instagram and Snapchat your BLS success. Join RCEM 50 […]