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Posts from the ‘human-condition’ Category

Mandatory reporting : Doctor, report thyself

Tick tock

Ultimately, a lot of what we’re doing in EMS is ferrying people towards their deaths. In the literally-true-but-irrelevant sense, we’re all dying. But that’s not what I mean. Pre-hospital and Emergency workers spend a lot of time around people in their final hours and days, even though we don’t always think about it. It’s easy […]

via Tick tock — AmboFOAM

Surviving in Medicine

Danger, Breakdown ahead

This is the final post of three I’ve been writing about my breakdown at work. The other two, When the Plates Came Crashing Down and The Joy of a Broken Toy, covered how my breakdown felt and the process of getting back to work but this blog will cover how I felt leading up to […]

via Danger, Breakdown Ahead! — Broken Toy

Assisted dying: the difficult conversation we need to have

An Unexpected Letter and a Lesson About Xenophobia

The story behind the photo of a doctor crying

UK trainee anaesthetists under serious stress

Helping experts and expert teams perform under duress

“a male attendee stood up and announced the incidence of sexual harassment was not statistically significant”

The fallability of checklists

A Few Good Men I Want The Truth!

12. Bullying, Threats & Intimidation — patientsafe

If patient safety is to improve healthcare needs to change. The historical top down approach which has hindered improvement requires a transition into one where decisions are driven from the front line. Those corporations who’ve introduced front line driven frameworks (e.g. Toyota Production System – see here) provide the highest quality in the most efficient way to […]

via 12. Bullying, Threats & Intimidation — patientsafe

She doesnt want a Nespresso for Christmas

David Newman betrayed patients and emergency medicine