Something for the weekend, Sir?


Super Furry Animals: really quite good music! In Virchester, it’s not uncommon for our Friday and Saturday night punters to arrive worse the wear for drink and/or drugs. Most EPs of any experience will be able to tell you stories of the opiate misuser who’s hit we have “effin’ ruined” in the course of saving […]

What I do on my holidays, by Alan Grayson, aged 37 and a half. St.Emlyn’s

Overhead Glastonbury Festival site (2002) (Chris Drake) / CC BY-SA 2.0

  The most amazing place in the world! Thanks to @TropicalEDdoc, @Lanafeld and @abc730 for the prompt for this.       [blackbirdpie url=""]   Drugs and music have always been a fairly potent combination. Unfortunate deaths, such as the above are thankfully rare, but do happen. Malignant hyperthermia and Serotonin syndrome are hard enough […]

Developing EM – ethical Emergency Medicine in Cuba. St.Emlyn’s


Lee Fineberg and Mark Newcombe are Emergency Physicians and Helicopter-Retrieval specialists from Australia, but more than that they seem to be a couple of top chaps who have devoted a great deal of time and energy into sharing emergency medicine around the world. Last year they organised the first Developing EM conference in Sydney aimed […]