Emergency Medicine in a changing world

Will we have a safer more responsive emergency care system when we come out the other side of Covid?  I have to believe we can, but it needs us to keep pushing. It is entirely possible that we will be in a third wave before the much-anticipated vaccine has any significant impact on our ability […]

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. A typical take  in medicine, paediatrics and O&G would include pneumonia, ?SAH, febrile convulsion, D&V, and early pregnancy bleeding. Nowadays, […]