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
for part 1 - click here! Strengths to leverage by Una Harrington Over the last two years at WRaP EM, we have spent many hours trying to distil down what are the key strengths we could leverage to help start wellness programmes in our EDs or perhaps gain momentum around a wellness agenda. There is… Continue reading Do you want to build a snowman? or perhaps, a wellness program? – part 2
for part 2 - click here! 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… Continue reading Do you want to build a snow man? or perhaps a wellness program? – part 1
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
The Silo effect by Una Harrington – Founder of WRaP EM Have you ever heard of Emergency Departments (EDs) being likened to silos? Places with tall walls and only one door in and out; places where we go about our core business feeling removed from the rest of the hospital; places with no direct connection… Continue reading Why I WRaP EM – Dr Una Harrington
by Melanie Rule This story begins with an email. I had always believed that much like a phone call at 3am, nothing good ever comes in an email. However the story of how this group, WRaP EM (Wellbeing, Resilience and Performance in Emergency Medicine) was formed, has changed that perception for me. Somewhere… Continue reading Getting started!!