Podcasts

We tackle tough medical topics and welcome guests to talk about their work in the world of healthcare and beyond.

In our clinical episodes we discuss details of clinical cases including anatomy, physiology, management and pharmacology. In our interview episodes we talk to a lovely healthcare person doing something a little different in the world of healthcare.

Episode 10: Acute Kidney Injury

Episode 10: Acute Kidney Injury

January 20, 2021

Acute Kidney Injury - An abrupt decline in Kidney function and a very common problem with large associated mortality. We cover the causes, management and complications of AKI in our light-hearted and conversational style. 

 

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Episode 9: Mental Health at Medical School - Tash the Medic

Episode 9: Mental Health at Medical School - Tash the Medic

January 07, 2021

How does it feel to be sat across from a patient, discussing solutions to a problem that you yourself are also trying to solve? In episode 9 of our podcast, we talk to 4th year medical student Tash Binne well known for her candid conversations about mental health on Instagram as @tash_themedic. We discuss depression, burnout and the unrealistic expectations placed on both students and doctors.

 

 

Episode 8: Redefining what a medical student is - Journey 2 Med

Episode 8: Redefining what a medical student is - Journey 2 Med

January 07, 2021

What do you picture when somebody asks you to imagine a medical student? We talk to two medical students who might change your mind, as they defy the medical student stereotypes. We cover; stereotypes, diversity, imposter syndrome and having a life outside of studying.

  

Episode 7: COPD

Episode 7: COPD

January 03, 2021

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - A common chronic airways disease and source of much confusion for all who try and study it! ⁠ Join us for our discussion of a case where we learn about both acute exacerbations and the chronic management of COPD. Learn about types of respiratory failure, hypoxic and hypercapnic drives for respiration and criteria for long term oxygen therapy.

 

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Episode 6: Sepsis

Episode 6: Sepsis

January 03, 2021

Sepsis- A life threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host immune response to infection.⁠ ⁠Join us for our discussion of a case where we learn about the Sepsis 6, it's effects on all of the body organ systems and how we identify this dangerous condition. ⁠ ⁠

Check out @uksepsistrust for their amazing resources.

 

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Episode 5: The Climate Emergency in Health - The Climate GP

Episode 5: The Climate Emergency in Health - The Climate GP

September 28, 2020

Dr Tamsin Ellis , (The Climate GP) joins us to discuss the medical emergency you can’t call 999 for - climate change. So, how does climate change impact health care? What can Health Care Professionals & Medical Students do to help tackle this? How has Corona virus impacted NHS’s approach to sustainability? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this week’s episode!

 

Episode 4: Thyroid Disease

Episode 4: Thyroid Disease

January 03, 2021

In this episode we tackle diseases of the thyroid from Thyroid Storm to Myxoedema Crisis and everything in between. Jonas and Emily discuss a range of topics including; how thyroid hormones are made, how to interpret thyroid function tests and the complications of thyroid surgery. 

 

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Episode 3: Ischaemic Stroke

Episode 3: Ischaemic Stroke

September 28, 2020

In this episode graduate medical student Emily Kelly and Dr. Jonas Hayes discuss Ischaemic Stroke. The episode on the dreaded Bamford Stroke Classification, The Circle of Willis, acute management and secondary preventative measures.

 

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Episode 2: Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Episode 2: Diabetic Ketoacidosis

September 28, 2020

In this episode we discuss the common Diabetic Emergency - Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA). The episode covers the pathophysiology of the metabolic pathways involved in DKA as well as the presentation and management.

 

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