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Wellness - individual

How I became a Better Doctor – My Personal Wellness plan

by Melanie Rule Wellness has become a key topic for discussion amongst the healthcare professions in recent years. It is heartening to see that after many years of silence, wellness of healthcare staff is being discussed on social media, conference programs, and every day in the workplace. It seems to have become a buzzword for… Continue reading How I became a Better Doctor – My Personal Wellness plan

Wellness - individual

Daring to lead in medicine (Part 1)

– Bethany Boulton and Charley McNabb She’s the Texan research professor whose TED talk “The Power of Vulnerability” went unexpectedly viral nearly a decade ago. Her other special interest, shame, generally precipitates an uncomfortable rising heat when mentioned in conversation. Furthermore, throughout her research over the last 20 years, she has found - and proven… Continue reading Daring to lead in medicine (Part 1)

Podcasts

Podcast – Effective reflective practice for performance optimisation

Featuring Jason Brooks, performance coach In this episode Una, Shahina and Ash interview Dr Jason Brooks of Phenomenal Docs about the role of effective reflective practice for performance optimisation, and how to approach it. They discuss strategies for reflection, which can be adopted even within the significant time constraints we all face in busy Emergency… Continue reading Podcast – Effective reflective practice for performance optimisation

Professionalism and performance

Lessons from the Stage by Khairil Musa

I was immensely flattered to be contacted by Una Harrington to share some thoughts about my journey in wellness as an Intensive Care Trainee, Dancer and Creative Lead of the Social Media and Critical Care (SMACC) conference. As with many things in my life memorable experiences happen mostly by accident and my foray into the… Continue reading Lessons from the Stage by Khairil Musa

Professionalism and performance, Wellness - individual

Incivility hurts

By Dr Ellen Meyns A new day at work.  A new term.  A new clinical year.  The department is buzzing with the nervous energy of a batch of fresh young doctors:  introductions, name badges, talks, tours, expectations.  First cannula, first morphine order, first plaster, first discharge summary.  Proud people will go home tonight and tell… Continue reading Incivility hurts

Podcasts, Uncategorized

Podcast – Bringing your best self to work – some practical tips for the days when bringing your “A game” seems impossible

In this episode Una and Shahina interview Dr Jason Brooks of Phenomenal Docs about the challenge of bringing your "A Game" to work everyday. They discuss some practical tips for the days when you feel like you can only bring your "C or D Game" in to work. Jason is a performance coach who has done… Continue reading Podcast – Bringing your best self to work – some practical tips for the days when bringing your “A game” seems impossible

Podcasts

Podcast – Teaching Performance Optimisation in the Healthcare setting – Some practical Tips

By Una Harrington, Shahina Braganza and Jason Brooks In this episode Una and Shahina interview Dr Jason Brooks of Phenomenal Docs about the challenges of teaching performance optimisation in a healthcare setting. Jason is a performance coach who has done extensive coaching and consulting with physicians and understands the performance challenges of the profession - and how… Continue reading Podcast – Teaching Performance Optimisation in the Healthcare setting – Some practical Tips