In this episode, we chat with Dr Peter Feldschreiber, a dual-qualified barrister and physician. He takes us through his incredibly diverse career journey which has included research, medical school, anaesthetic training, general practice, big pharma, regulation and medical law. We discuss how medical education has changed, the transferable skills medics possess and how the underlying ethics of law differ from medicine. Host: Joshua Chambers Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter
In this episode, we chat with Dr Ahmed Hankir, an Academic Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at King's College London. We discuss what the day to day job of a psychiatrist involves and the importance of self-care. Dr Hankir also shares his personal experience of mental health issues and how this has motivated him to pursue the speciality and his work as the Wounded Healer (https://twitter.com/ahmedhankir), harnessing the power of the performing arts to challenge stigma. Host: Joshua Chambers Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter
In this episode, four FY1 doctors share their valuable experiences, including the reality of the day to day job and some top tips for those of you beginning FY1 a little earlier than expected. Guests: Dr Jessica Wise, Dr Edwin Li Ping, Dr Elgan Jones and Dr Catherine Acton Host: Joshua Chambers Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter
In this episode, we chat with Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation at NHS England and Consultant Urologist. We explore Professor Young's various roles within the NHS and some current examples of cutting edge innovation. Professor Young also discusses how the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme is helping to empower NHS staff to develop their own innovative solutions alongside their clinical work. If you're considering applying to the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Program, you can learn more here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/innovation/clinical-entrepreneur Host: Joshua Chambers Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter
In this episode, we chat with Dr Philip Wilkins, a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at UEA Medical School. We discuss the changing public perspective of palliative care, pathways to a career in the specialty and what the day to day job actually involves.