All Wales School of Emergency Medicine
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Latest News & Events
HEIW was established on 1st October 2018. It is a special health authority within NHS Wales created by bringing together three key organisations for health - the Wales Deanery, NHS Wales’ Workforce Education and Development Services (WEDS), and the Wales Centre for...read more
Friday 12th October 2018, 0815 - 1715 Cochrane Building, UHW, Cardiff EM Doctors of all levels The All-Wales Airway Group (AWAG) is hosting their Emergency Medicine Airway Course this week in Cardiff. It is a one-day course open to all Emergency Medicine trainees of...read more
#EMTA18: Beyond the Breach. 27 - 28th November 2018 Mercure Hotel, Cardiff The EMTA conference is finally coming to Wales after several successful years touring the other capitals. Get your tickets (only £195 for both days), get your leave booked, and get ready for a...read more
Definition of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioural disorders. It further encompasses an understanding of the development of pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency medical systems and the skills necessary for this development.’ International Federation for Emergency Medicine, 1991