College of Emergency Medicine Conference Exeter: Day 3 round up

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Another great day in Exeter at the College scientific conference. Superbly organised by Adam Reuben and his colleagues with a fantastic, engaging, entertaining and accessible program. It has been a real triumph of a conference in a venue outside of the major conurbations. We can all learn from the organising teams enthusiasm, creativity and general […]

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College of Emergency Medicine Conference: Exeter 2014 Day 2

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Another great day in Exeter at the College academic conference. Many great presentations from great teachers and researchers. Here are some of the highlights from day 2. 1. A great talk from James Robson on rugby medicine. A great talk with fab videos on pitchside medicine. 2. Taj Hassan on the drive for improving quality […]

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CEM conference Exeter 2014 – day 1 videos

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Part of the St.Emlyn’s team (Rick and Simon) are down in Exeter at the annual scientific meeting of the College of Emergency Medicine. We are massively missing Nat, Iain, Alan and everyone else from the team (promise to meet up soon). The modern emergency physician #tweettastic #CEMExeter2014 pic.twitter.com/wpIHBvvrkq — CEM Exeter 2014 (@cemexeter2014) September 10, […]

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The Ignored Drug Scandal in Emergency Medicine

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About ten years ago Emergency Departments in the UK were in crisis. Patients were waiting hours on trolleys, some even dying in corridors. Something had to be done. With incredible serendipity around this time a large drug company (DOH Pharma) had devised a drug that it was thought could help. Developed in a small lab […]

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The Heart Under Stress – St. Emlyn’s at SMACC Gold

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  Chris Nickson (@precordialthump) is a genius in many ways. Not only does he organise arguably the best healthcare conference in the world right now, but he’s also a very clever chap when it comes to thinking of imaginative titles for speakers. Last year Chris invited me to talk at SMACC Gold. Now, it seems […]

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Ethical dilemmas in Emergency Medicine 4: The ethics of triage

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It’s been a while since we published our last ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ post at St. Emlyn’s. Hopefully you’ve already seen the other posts in this series but, if not, you should check out part 1, part 2 and part 3. This time let’s take a look at triage – something we do every day in the […]

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