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Wellness - individual

A flourishing team – by Tona Gillen

Can you remember a time when your working day felt like it was filled with boundless opportunities? Does your working day now feel repetitive and tedious?  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could somehow re-capture the exuberance, passion and meaning in our work in healthcare? Resilience has recently become a bit of a platitudinous word… Continue reading A flourishing team – by Tona Gillen

Living and working with chronic illness, Why I WRaP EM

Why I Wrap EM – Charley McNabb

Why I Wrap EM – A deeply personal perspective Eudaemonia – human flourishing, prosperity, happiness with satisfaction, wellbeing Over 10 years ago, I was a ‘new consultant’ negotiating that awkwardness of reconciling clinical identity and nonclinical identity within my personal style, within the workplace. I loved it as I worked in a great place with… Continue reading Why I Wrap EM – Charley McNabb

Living and working with chronic illness, Wellness - individual

I Am the One Percent – When the Doctor Becomes the (Infertile) Patient

By Melissa Parsons My fertility journey is not typical.  I have not spent years “trying”.  In fact, I have spent years trying NOT to get pregnant! My husband has two daughters – AND a vasectomy.  So getting pregnant was a known challenge.  Luckily, I like challenges.  We went to an infertility specialist, who told us… Continue reading I Am the One Percent – When the Doctor Becomes the (Infertile) Patient

Technology

Out of the Office – Why we should all take a technology holiday.

By Melanie Rule Technology is a wonderful thing. It helps us with so many aspects of our personal and professional lives. We have smart phones, ipads, laptops and fitbits, all of which provide us with instant access to our emails, friends, digital memories, heart rates and step counts. Almost all the information that exists in… Continue reading Out of the Office – Why we should all take a technology holiday.

Professionalism and performance, Wellness - organisational

ACEM ASM 2018 Thoughts and Reflections – The vibe

By Alex Markwell, Bethany Boulton & Melanie Rule We’re writing this from the airport lounge after an amazing week at Australasian College for Emergency Medicine’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 - On the Edge. Congratulations to the conference organisers who offered a balanced and well curated program of science, humanity and entertainment, which attracted more than… Continue reading ACEM ASM 2018 Thoughts and Reflections – The vibe