Wellness - organisational

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

Wellness - organisational

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?

Professionalism and performance, Wellness - individual, Wellness - organisational

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

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

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