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IFEM Award Nominations Open

IFEM Award Nominations Open

28 September 2022

Please note that all nominations must reach the IFEM Secretariat by 5pm on 9 December 2022.  Read more

Message from the President September 2022

Message from the President September 2022

27 September 2022

​​​​I talk to a lot of people in this job. Shared stories in our field of practice bring both highs and lows (more a... Read more

ED Crowding and Access Block Update

ED Crowding and Access Block Update

25 September 2022

Throughout the past two years the Emergency Department Crowding and Access Block report (written by a Taskforce withi... Read more

The life of older people in war torn Ukraine

The life of older people in war torn Ukraine

08 September 2022

Denys ShchetkovskyIreland On the 24th of February, Russia began a full scale war, invading Ukraine. Russian military... Read more

ED in the Home (EDITH)

ED in the Home (EDITH)

08 September 2022

Cliona Doyle, Ireland Our Emergency Department (ED) sees over 60,000 annual attendances with 49% of these are aged 6... Read more

Prehospital transfer support

Prehospital transfer support

06 September 2022

Will Jones (Business Analyst) and Jay Banerjee (Consultant in Geriatric Emergency Medicine) United Kingdom We have b... Read more

Fellowship in Syncope and Falls Related disorders

Fellowship in Syncope and Falls Related disorders

05 September 2022

Mustafa MehmoodIreland Was it a fall? Did the patient black out? Can I explain how the patient ended up with that de... Read more

The first European Geriatric Emergency Medicine Guidelines

The first European Geriatric Emergency Medicine Guidelines

01 September 2022

Bas de Groot Netherlands In 2021 the European Taskforce for Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) presented the first E... Read more

Emergency Department Crowding and Access Block in the COVID Era and Beyond

Emergency Department Crowding and Access Block in the COVID Era and Beyond

29 August 2022

Emergency Department (ED) crowding and access block represent potentially the greatest threats to the core mission o... Read more

ICEM2023 Call for Speakers

ICEM2023 Call for Speakers

28 August 2022

The 22nd International Conference on Emergency Medicine is an opportunity to collaborate and contribute to better he... Read more

Message from the President August 2022

Message from the President August 2022

26 August 2022

The pandemic has opened everyone’s eyes to the importance of ensuring that emergency departments have the right numb... Read more

NEW! IFEM Director of Academic Activities

NEW! IFEM Director of Academic Activities

20 August 2022

Professor Elizabeth DevosDirector of Academic Activities I am introducing myself both as a new member of the IFEM Bo... Read more