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Wellness - organisational

Do you want to build a snow man? or perhaps a wellness program?

By Una Harrington and Shahina Braganza Part 1 - Addressing the barriers, the sceptics and creating some boundaries This is not intended to be a recipe taken in toto to translate to other places, but perhaps act as a template around which to frame implementation of a departmental wellness program. Get your Directors and ‘leaders’… Continue reading Do you want to build a snow man? or perhaps a wellness program?

Professionalism and performance, Wellness - individual

Compassionate Conversations (CC) #DFTB18

By Una Harrington This morning, I had the pleasure of attending an insightful and inspiring workshop called ‘Compassionate Conversations’ with @FreerMary @SuprPowrBabies @RachelCallander What a session….. Looking forward to more #realtalk, #compassioninaction and #compassionrevolution So, here are 9 things I learned today……… What is compassion? A sensitivity to suffering in self and others with a… Continue reading Compassionate Conversations (CC) #DFTB18

Wellness - individual

WRaP EM podcast – mindfulness made practical with Craig Hassad

This is the first official WRaPEM podcast. It was recorded at a Mindfulness Train the Trainer course run by Associate Professor Dr Craig Hassad in Brisbane. Dr Shahina Braganza, Kate Jurd and Dr Ashwini Amaratunga sit down with him afterwards to summarise the pearls from the day. We go over what Mindfulness is and its potential… Continue reading WRaP EM podcast – mindfulness made practical with Craig Hassad

Wellness - individual

Why I WraP EM – Charley McNabb

  I have a chronic condition. It’s called imposter syndrome. The only tribe of medicine that has ever extended group membership to me is the eclectic emergency physicians. Even with that, confidence and self-belief are issues that I have had to work on especially during Fellowship training. I had great supervisors, great peers and fantastic… Continue reading Why I WraP EM – Charley McNabb

Wellness - individual

Ways to Wellness – Dr Mike Cameron

  This year there has been an explosion of interest in maintaining the wellness of ourselves and our colleagues in Emergency Medicine. That interest is long overdue. As many have identified, wellness is the result of many influences including individual actions, organisational issues and collegiate support. For what it is worth, here is what I… Continue reading Ways to Wellness – Dr Mike Cameron

Professionalism and performance, Wellness - individual, Wellness - organisational

Transitioning to digital excellence

Foreword by Una Harrington The transition to Digital Hospital is currently being rolled out across Australian Emergency Departments. Our North Americans colleagues have been discussing for some time how the transition to Digital Care can cause frustration, loss of control and may possibly be a contributing factor in Physician Burnout. We cannot be like ostriches… Continue reading Transitioning to digital excellence