Summer in Sligo – Locum Consultants in Emergency Medicine Required

If you are a qualified Consultant in Emergency Medicine (FRCEM, FACEM, or equivalent)and are interested in spending a summer of sunshine* and surf in the Northwest of Ireland, we have just the opportunity you are looking for.

*sunshine not guaranteed!

We need a Consultant eligible for Registration on the Specialist Register of the Irish Medical Council (, from early June 2017 to late September 2017.

Check out the rest of the website ( to find out more about the ED in Sligo, and about the activities in the surrounding area or follow us on Twitter (@emedsligo)

For further details on the post and how to apply contact, or

EM Team win inaugural World Sepsis Day SIM event at Sligo University Hospital

SIM Battle at SUH



In order to mark World Sepsis Day on September 13th, 4 teams of hospital clinicians battled it out on a Simulated Sepsis scenario.

The represented teams were:

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecologyobsgyn-team
  • Internal Medicinemedical-team
  • General Surgerysurgical-team
  • Emergency Medicineem-team-in-action

There was a panel of esteemed clinicians from other specialties to judge the event.judges judges-confer

Meadhbh, Sinead, and Emma in action

All teams did very well in what was a highly pressurised environment.

EM Team take the Honours

The Much-Coveted Prize

Congratulations to the winning team of Meadhbh, Emma, and Sinéad who won the coveted prize for the Emergency Department.the-winning-team em-team-recive-cup






Thanks to all involved especially the organizers who made it possible



Training in Bedside Cardiac Echo in the Critically Ill @ SUH

Apical4ChamberCROPThe Cardiac Investigations Department will run training sessions over the next six weeks aimed at ICU, EM, and Acute Medicine Consultants and Trainees

The six weeks of echo practical sessions will consist of:

5/9/2016: Week 1.” Knobology”, enter patient details, saving images etc. (On different echo machines, including portable vivid machines).
12/9/2016: Week 2. Apical Views, Ap4ch, AP2ch, Ap Long Axis, Ap5Ch – LV function.
19/9/2016: Week 3. Parasternal long axis, RV inflow, RV outflow – LV function.
26/9/2016: Week 4. Parasternal short axis images, apical, pap and AV level – LV function.
3/10/2016: Week 5. Suprasternal and Subcostal imaging, IVC, effusion assessment, aortic arch.

10/10/2016: Week 6. Basic valve assessment.
17/10/2016: Week 7. Assessment day

Location of echo practical sessions for weeks above: Cardiac Investigations Department, level 4, SUH.

Time: 1-1.30pm sharp.


Sligo University Hospital