Western Health Paediatric Sim Wars team at the Northern Hospital

Congratulations to our Sim team – “The Doggies” – Dr Heather Deane, Dr Lucy Selleck, Dr Taz Dissanayake and Dr James McFarlane, who battled their way through scenarios including neonatal arrest paediatric snakebite trauma to make it to the final, only narrowly being defeated by the Austin team! Great work!… Read more

Quidditch – August 2018

Purple Rain (back to front; L-R): Jason Kollios, Neill Aitken, David Swetman, Phil Naidoo Kesh Khullar, Kajal Patel, Scott Ilgoutz, Rebecca Lapsley, Gemma Philpott, An Le   Sunshine Squibs (back to front; L-R): Michael Coulton, Mike Gibbons (obscuro hex), Rahul Bhattacharjee, Elliot Adamson, Sam Law, Faraz Ahmad Jess Roberts, Rachel… Read more

Clip and Climb – July 2017

End of term registrar training jamboree – July 2017 Dr Liz Wyatt and Dr Mohsin Ejaz Sunshine co-DEMT Dr Terence Yuen Dr Mike Gibbons Dr Lucy Selleck Footscray co-DEMT Dr Karen Winter Read more

Simulation Olympics 2016

UPDATED 9/3/17 – See Dr Neil Long’s additional notes regarding the stations below On the 14th December ED Consultant Dr David Alexander and simulation registrar Dr Neil Long staged the annual simulation olympics with this year’s event  – “the Pentathlon” – featuring resuscitation stations such as “the swimmer”, “the runner”, “the fencer”,… Read more

Joseph Epstein

Some current registrars may not have had the privilege of working with the retiring Professor Joe Epstein, whose professional and personal legacy is deeply woven into the history of both Western Health and the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine. He was presented with a tribute book of anecdotes from family… Read more

Western Health ED visits Adult Retrieval Victoria

On the 6th of January 2016, as part of Wednesday training,  the registrars participated in a field trip to ARV, at its current location at Essendon Fields (co-located with Air Ambulance Victoria). The purpose of this teaching session was to highlight other aspects of the state’s critical care system. The visit included a guided… Read more