JC: Pain free PASTIES in the ED. St.Emlyn’s

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We are big fans of analgesia in Virchester. Pain is an important reason why patients come to the ED (though not the only reason see this), and managing pain should be an important priority for us and our patients. In general I think we have improved over the years. We have better systems for identifying […]

Understanding grief with Liz Crowe: St. Emlyn’s

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Liz Crowe and Iain Beardsell recently podcasted on grief in the ED. A tricky subject but one that will touch all of us at some point in our careers. The podcast has been really well received and I know that many people have contacted Liz directly with stories and experiences. It clearly tells us that […]

My top 5 reasons to attend #SMACC this year…


  So I am back from an amazing few days in Chicago where the most amazing medical conference of the world just took place at McCormick place in Chicago (USA). As a FOAM(ed) convert and avid Twitter user, I had been so far only a passive follower of this annual gathering of inspirational speakers but […]