Rural Team Entry for SimWars

The most awesome conference ever, smaccGOLD is fast approaching. I was privileged to attend smacc2013 in Sydney last year and present at one of the sessions. It was truly humbling to be at such a friendly conference, with like-minded people – and although badged as a ‘critical care’ conference, there were attendees from ED, rural …

RERN Kit

This week MICA paramedic Rob Simpson put up contents of his prehospital kit for all to see – nice set up, with impressive slide out drawers for kit and even a gas-piston life to make shouldering a backpack that little bit easier. Seeing Rob’s colour-coded drug vials made me re-visit the contents of my own …

GP to chase…

OK, listen up. I have had a gutful of ‘GP to chase’ discharge summaries from our local centre of excellence tertiary hospital.¬†AMA guidelines are quite clear about this – if you order a test, you are responsible for the result including followup and patient management. It is not uncommon for patients to spend a week …