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Being Human – Exploring Humanity in Health Care

Dr Jane Lemaire By Dr Jane Lemaire Fore word For many years, Dr Jane Lemaire has been a trailblazer in the areas of doctor's health and wellbeing. Dr Lemaire is the epitome of generosity and an inspiration for her peers across the world. She lives the philosophy of providence to all of us who try… Continue reading Being Human – Exploring Humanity in Health Care

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Holding it together -the sticky tape (connection) and glue (belonging) of our Emergency Departments

By Jo Cole - Paediatric Emergency Physician Our emergency departments are often the 'sticky tape and glue' that hold our hospital acute services together through day and night. When other services’ lights are out and doors are closed, we are relied upon to be there – our lights are always burning and our doors are… Continue reading Holding it together -the sticky tape (connection) and glue (belonging) of our Emergency Departments

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The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Organisational Wellness

By Dr Sam Bendall and Dr Bethan Richards Dr Sam BendallDr Bethan Richards 1.     What do you think are the top 3 reasons to focus on staff wellbeing in our EDs and Health Services? 1. Firstly, Safety – for staff and patients. From day one in medical school, we are taught that patients must always come… Continue reading The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Organisational Wellness

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If it’s Not Yoga, then what is it?

Dr Charlotte Durand - Emergency Registrar Well, wasn't that a year! Though much of Australia has been spared the brunt of the COVID-related awfulness, plenty of our colleagues, particularly in Victoria, have been battling it out with rising cases, high workload and an omnipresent fear of falling ill themselves. As politicians and department heads have… Continue reading If it’s Not Yoga, then what is it?

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WRaP EM WRaP Up ACEM Winter Symposium – Te Wero – The Challenge

By Melanie Rule and Bethany Boulton If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that a career in Emergency Medicine is full of challenges. So, Te Wero, the challenge, was an apt theme for the ACEM Winter Symposium in Rotorua this week. Did our New Zealand brothers and sisters rise to the challenge? They… Continue reading WRaP EM WRaP Up ACEM Winter Symposium – Te Wero – The Challenge

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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)