Unannounced Paediatric Trauma Drill

Paediatric Trauma Drill

Simulation training continues in the ED

This week we ran an unannounced simulated paediatric trauma case, with the Hospital Resuscitation Officer, the National Ambulance Service, the Emergency Department, the Nursing Office, Intensive Care Unit, and the Paediatric Department.

It was a great opportunity to run through

  • Paramedic to ED Handover, handover from NAS
  • Paediatric Resuscitation,
  • Trauma Management,
  • Head Injury Management,
  • Difficult Airway Management, prep for intubation
  • Pneumothorax management,
  • ED to ICU handover
  • Debriefing

Lots of lessons learned. Well done to all!

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continuing mgmt

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ED and ICU staff in training day with Rescue 118

Staff from ED and ICU were invited for an orientation and training day with the Irish Coastguard crew of Rescue 118 in Strandhill.rescue118The Irish Coastguard provides a fantastic service to the ED in Sligo. It has helped save dozens of lives over the past few years, not only in rescuing people in difficulty, but also in helping us transport very ill patients to specialist units in other hospitals. In particular, it has become an essential component of the STEMI protocol for our region.

crew in the chopper Kareem Conor Meadhbh Kareem patient Mohsin 118 Patient on board

 

 

July 2016 Vacancies in Emergency Medicine in Sligo

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The ED at Sligo University Hospital has a long history of employing motivated, hard-working doctors who are keen to experience work in a vibrant, challenging, and rapidly-evolving specialty.

The feedback from our former staff has been very positive. Our doctors enjoy the interesting case-mix of adult and paediatric cases, combined with close consultant supervision and support, and an excellent teaching program.

Many of our trainees have progressed to get places on the Higher Specialist Training programs in Emergency Medicine in Ireland, UK, Australia and New Zealand. We have a 100% record in our trainees passing the FCEM.

Our department is recognized for Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine, and Core Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine, Medicine, and General Practice.

If you are interested in applying for a post in our ED, check out the national recruitment website www.publicjobs.ie or contact us with informal enquiries ed.admin@hse.ie.

 

The Sligo University Hospital EM / Orthopaedics Rotation July 2016

The successful candidate will spend 3 months as an SHO in Emergency Medicine and 3 months as an SHO in Trauma/ Orthopaedics.

If in the initial 6 months the performance is satisfactory, there may be opportunities for the candidate to complete a further 3 months in EM, and 3 months Acute Medicine.

This six/ twelve month rotation will offer the candidate a good introduction to Emergency Medicine in Ireland, and should put him/her in good position to apply for a formalized training program.

Candidates must be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of Ireland (http://www.medicalcouncil.ie/)

For further information on how to apply, please contact ed.admin@hse.ie or mailto:martha.saba@hse.ie

SHO Posts Available July 2016

There are opportunities in July 2016 for  Senior House Officers in Emergency Medicine.

Our trainees have a good past record of getting places on the National Specialist Training Scheme in Emergency Medicine. The rota is European Working Time compliant.

The contracts available are for 6 or 12 months. The Medical Manpower Office can assist with seeking accommodation, schools, childcare etc.

For further details on the post and how to apply contact ed.admin@hse.ie, or mailto:martha.saba@hse.ie

Middle Grade Posts Available July 2016

There are opportunities in July 2016 for  Middle Grades in Emergency Medicine.

Our trainees have a good past record of getting places on the National Advanced Specialist Training Scheme in Emergency Medicine. The rota is European Working Time compliant with very few night shifts, and one-in-four weekends.

The contracts available are for 6 or 12 months. The Medical Manpower Office can assist with seeking accommodation, schools, childcare etc.

Candidates are expected to have a keen interest in gaining experience in Emergency Medicine at a Middle Grade level, with previous EM experience essential.

For further details on the post and how to apply contact ed.admin@hse.ie, or mailto:martha.saba@hse.ie

Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine Summer 2016

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 (http://www.medicalcouncil.ie/), from 4 June 2016 to 11th September 2016.

Check out the rest of the website (www.edsligo.ie) 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 ed.admin@hse.ie, or mailto:martha.saba@hse.ie

 

 

ED Nursing Posts available at Sligo Regional Hospital

 

Sligo University Hospital