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Wellness - organisational

Wellness Week – Organisational Change in the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS)

I’ve had a strong interest in physician wellness for a few years now. I am a self-confessed groupie to the thought leaders on the subject and have been known to travel the globe to meet them and hear them speak. I am in awe of these ordinary physicians achieving extra-ordinary things for their fellow doctors.… Continue reading Wellness Week – Organisational Change in the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS)

Podcasts, Wellness - organisational

Wellness Week podcast 2 – Creating organisational change

    This is the 2nd podcast we have recorded for Wellness Week 2019. Dr Una Harrington talks to Dr Alex Markwell and Dr Melanie Rule about how we can approach creating change at an organisational level when it comes to Health care professionals wellbeing. They discuss some practical tips and lessons learned. Creating organisational… Continue reading Wellness Week podcast 2 – Creating organisational change

Trainee perspectives, Wellness - individual

“The Best ED in the World” – Forgive Me -By Dan Pitt

  Forgive me ACEM for I have sinned. It has been four hours since my patient arrived and a breach is inevitable. Oh, and I’ve never confessed before. But I need to now. I need to confess that I have been tempted by another. I have faced seduction by a calmer specialty. By the promise… Continue reading “The Best ED in the World” – Forgive Me -By Dan Pitt

Professionalism and performance, Wellness - organisational

A Recipe for the Perfect ED – by Simon Judkins

Over the last two years, I’ve had the great pleasure and privilege of visiting A LOT of Emergency Departments. I’ve also spent A LOT of time with ED Directors, trainees, FACEMs and other staff. While I still have a quite a few EDs on my President’s bucket-list, I reckon I’ve had a pretty good exposure… Continue reading A Recipe for the Perfect ED – by Simon Judkins

Wellness - organisational

The best ED in the world: it depends on your point of view. Or does it?

by Matt Klan What would make an ED the best in the world? If we set out to build one from scratch, what would it be like? I think it depends who you ask, because you’ll get different responses. Should you ask emergency staff? Those who would get to work in the best ED? Initially… Continue reading The best ED in the world: it depends on your point of view. Or does it?

Wellness - organisational

My “Perfect ED” – Making ED Great Again. by Melanie Rule

  I have had the pleasure of working in eight different Emergency Departments during my career and so far no two places have been the same. My training years allowed me to move around and experience the good, the bad and the many differing ways that Emergency Medicine can be practiced. However, when it finally… Continue reading My “Perfect ED” – Making ED Great Again. by Melanie Rule

Podcasts, Professionalism and performance

Podcast – Wellness and performance – an introduction to the relationship

Featuring Dr Una Harrington, Dr Melanie Rule and Dr Shahina Braganza This is the first of a number of podcasts that we have created in preparation for Wellness Week 2019, which starts on the 7th of April. We at WRaP EM have collaborated with ACEM, ACEP in the USA and multiple other countries worldwide to… Continue reading Podcast – Wellness and performance – an introduction to the relationship

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