Emergency Medicine Day is a global celebration of Emergency Medicine organised by EUSEM. This year is the fourth since its inception in 2018. It is an opportunity to bring together all those who work in Emergency Medicine and bring in policy and decision makers as well as the public to recognise Emergency Medicine and raise awareness.
Earth Day 2021: RCEM and the environment
April 2021 – Around the world people will be marking Earth Day on the 22 April and we thought it would be a good time to update you on what RCEM’s Environmental Specialist Interest Group (ESIG) has been doing.
Why I am proud to lead the fight for gender equity in Emergency Medicine
March 2021 – Nine years ago, I was told by a senior male consultant colleague that I could not be a good clinician, an academic and a mum. At the time, I was halfway through a PhD and I was a parent to three girls. I wondered if the same comment would ever have been made to a friend of mine, who was similarly training, researching, and having children at the hospital down the road.
“CLANGERS OF WELLBEING” DURING COVID TIMES
March 2021 – Lockdowns, social distancing and vaccinations have only just begun to curb this pandemic. This past year, wellbeing for many has suffered or fallen by the wayside. This is when we need nature’s 7 doctors to help and support our wellbeing which are:
What do RCEM committees do? Introducing the RCEM PHEM Professional Advisory Group
Jan 2021 – RCEM as an organisation has a challenging job making sure that we keep up with the breadth of activity within our speciality, so that our function as a College can be fulfilled. We have some 52 committees, all of which undertake valuable work. This service is undertaken by professional and lay members, unpaid and often unrecognised, supported by our College staff.
Resilience and EM: Does resilience arise from adversity?
Guest blog, December 2020 – Recently I climbed Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. This was my first ever climb to the summit which is 1085 metres high. I had no clue of the tough terrain when I geared up in excitement. It was an absolute adventure for a novice like me scaling on the steep rugged Pyg track, in adverse conditions with blustery weather, pouring rain and poor visibility.
Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC), a guest blog from Dr Cliff Mann, National Clinical Advisor, NHS E/I
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.
RCEM Presidential Election 2019 – meet the candidates
The RCEM Presidential Election 2019 is now open for voting to all Fellows. We are pleased to have three excellent candidates – Dr Carole Gavin, Dr Katherine Henderson and Dr Chris Moulton. Below each candidate sets out their manifesto and why you should vote for them. Carole Gavin I have been a consultant in Salford […]
Guest post: Modernising EM & the College
December 2018 – 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 too.
Guest blog – Keeping healthy and maintaining your wellbeing
13 October 2017 – 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.