Professionalism and performance, Wellness - organisational

Why I WRaP EM – Dr Ashwini Amaratunga

  It was an interesting and somewhat enlightening experience to sit and try to really distil down Why I WRaP EM. My first challenge was to overcome my writing related imposter syndrome, and I can only hope that what I share will help or interest any of our readers. I think there are 3 main… Continue reading Why I WRaP EM – Dr Ashwini Amaratunga

Professionalism and performance

A story about Hope, Justice and Compassion: A parent’s experience in the health system

By Rachel Callander   Foreword by Shahina Braganza Many cities in Australia (including the Gold Coast where I live and work) have signed up with https://charterforcompassion.org/ over the past year.  There is no doubt that paying attention to Compassion in Healthcare enhances the experience not only for patients and their carers, but for healthcare staff. Indeed… Continue reading A story about Hope, Justice and Compassion: A parent’s experience in the health system

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

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

Professionalism and performance

Intellectual spoke – 17/03/2018

By Suneth Jayasekara - Emergency Physician What is intellectual wellness? The term “Intellectual wellness” recognises the contribution that being intellectually stimulated makes towards an individual’s state of wellbeing. As human beings, our intellect is our biggest strength. It is in our nature to enjoy intellectual stimulation, and is part of the reason for the success… Continue reading Intellectual spoke – 17/03/2018