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Best NHS Choices podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best NHS Choices podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Download the NHS Strength and flexibility podcasts and get your own personal trainer without the expense. Featuring Laura from the NHS Couch to 5k programme, these podcasts talk you through a series of equipment-free exercises to improve your strength and flexibility. Your goal is to work your way up to podcast 5 in five weeks, by doing each podcast three times a week. By week 5, you’ll be doing press-ups, squats and stretches with ease, feeling stronger, more flexible and full of energy. Fo ...
 
Take your running to the next level with these podcasts designed for graduates of the NHS Couch to 5K programme. Each podcast provides a structured run with music and coaching to develop your running technique, speed and stamina. The NHS Couch to 5K+ podcasts were produced with sports music experts AudioFuel, who specialise in making music to run to. For those who want to build some variety into their routine, another great podcast series to try is NHS Strength and flexibility.
 
This is a show for all those who love medicine but have grown weary of this vast boondoggle called the health care system. We produce an episode once a week and we regularly bring in guests that we put on the hot seat. We discuss current topics in medical science, policy, economics, and ethics, always with an eye toward safeguarding the doctor-patient relationship. We bring fresh, provocative insights that resonate with physicians in the trenches who are determined not to let their passion f ...
 
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Hordes of independent nurse practitioners are on the horizon. Many physicians are raising the alarm bell, but our guest views things differently. GUEST: John Mandrola, MD: Twitter and Website LINKS: Independent Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: A Doc's View (Medscape) RELATED EPISODES: Ep. 69 MD vs. NP: Patient Protection or Turf War? (…
 
In the new Unions21 podcast, James Morris, MD at global comms/PR firm Edelman, shares his thoughts on how unions can maximise political influence – a key concern given the General Election result. What he has to say could, depending on your own views, delight and alarm in equal measure. What are the issues that both unite us and have traction? How …
 
Geoffrey Rose published The Strategy of Preventive Medicine in 1992 and thus gave birth to the "Population Health" movement. This podcast episode critically examines Rose's influential ideas. LINKS: Geoffrey Rose The Strategy of Preventive Medicine (Amazon) Geoffrey Rose. Sick Individuals and Sick Population. Reprinted in the Bulletin of the World …
 
I had a very open and interesting chat with Naomi. I was expecting to talk Brexit, The Labour Party and The Lib Dem's etc but I got so much more! Geuinely one of the more rewarding conversations. If you want to check out my short film then please do:The Name - https://youtu.be/mi8VmpkQoisOr find it on my website: www.somedaysarediamonds.co.uk…
 
Our guest is Dr. Bob Gill, producer of the documentary The Great NHS Heist. We discuss what life in the NHS is like, how it differs from practice in the United States, and most importantly, Dr. Gill's fears of what is undermining the mission of the NHS - a hostile takeover by American corporate interests. GUEST: Dr. Bob Gill: Twitter LINKS: WATCH O…
 
Many physicians feel ambivalent about assisted suicide and neither endorse the practice nor outright condemn it. As a result, they also avoid discussing the topic altogether. Our guest is Dr. Adam Cifu, who kindly agreed to engage in a conversation on this difficult question. GUEST: Adam Cifu, MD: University of Chicago website and Twitter Books by …
 
Our guest is the highly successful and widely respected blogger who writes anonymously under the pen name “Skeptical Scalpel.” He is a former Chairman of Surgery at an academic institution and we conversed about the state of surgical education and its present-day challenges. GUEST: Twitter, blog, and author page at Physician's Weekly LINKS: Mass. G…
 
Should the medical school curriculum include health inequity, climate change, and gun control? Our guest is Professor Stanley Goldfarb, author of a recent and controversial op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on the politicization of medical education. GUEST: Stanley Goldfarb, MD: Professional website LINKS: "Take Two Aspirins and Call Me by My Pronou…
 
The Change Challenge is sometimes defined as knowing things have to be different but not how to make them so. Trade unions and other membership organisations often find the appetite for change in a “light bulb” moment usually accompanied by some kind of organisational crisis – the same point at which many are running for cover under well-worn secur…
 
Swapnil Hiremath, MD John Tucker, PhD As a follow-up to our podcast on the Ranbaxy Scandal, we are joined by medicinal chemist John Tucker, PhD and hypertension specialist Swapnil Hiremath, MD. Our distinguished guests share with us their perspectives and impressions on the unsettling question of generic drugs. GUESTS: John Tucker, PhD: Twitter Swa…
 
Dinesh Thakur Generic drugs represent 90% of the pharmaceutical market. Their use has been encouraged through decades of favorable legislation and subsidies, with authorities claiming they are as safe and effective as brand name drugs. Yet generic preparations tainted with impurities are being reported with increasing frequency. What should doctors…
 
David Balat A health policy of choice—not of constraints—is what we need, says our guest David Balat. He is currently the Director of the Right on Healthcare initiative with Texas Public Policy Foundation. He has a broad base of experience throughout the healthcare spectrum with special expertise in healthcare finance. He is a former Congressional …
 
George Dawson, MD, DFAPA As a medical discipline, psychiatry has often been the target of severe criticism, particularly in the last 50 to 60 years. Is the criticism valid or not? What is the outlook for the science of mental illness and the practice of psychiatry? Our guest today defends his chosen medical specialty. George Dawson, MD, DFAPA, is a…
 
Peter G. Klein, PhD Will the randomized control trial bring more clarity and certainty to economic science? Is “evidence-based economics” something to be hailed as a welcome innovation or should it be appraised with a more sober attitude? To examine this topic and discuss the relative place of randomized trials in economics and medicine we have as …
 
In the latest @unions21 podcast, @beckyunions21 and @simonsapper talk with @JohnForth and @MathiasA about union organising models - specifically why unions are in the grip of a #costdisease, what that means, how it can be detected and what can be done about it. This coincides with the publication of our new paper, downloadable from the Unions21 sit…
 
Amy Mecozzi Cho, MD Do hospital-based physicians benefit from being out-of-network? Are policy wonks who attack “surprise billing” fully aware of the relevant factors? In this second episode on this topic, Dr. Koka leads a conversation with our guest, Dr. Amy Cho, an emergency physician from Minnesota. Dr. Cho graduated from the University of Michi…
 
A. Cecile Janssens, PhD Has cardiovascular genetics come of age? Are “polygenic risk scores” ready to inform us in clinically meaningful ways? In the final analysis, who or what are epidemiological data informing? Our guest is A. Cecile Janssens, PhD, Professor of Translational Epidemiology at the Rollins school of Public Health at Emory university…
 
Daniel E. Choi, MD Are out-of-network physicians deliberately trying to price-gouge patients in need of emergency care? Will “surprise billing legislation” solve the problems of narrow networks in a socially responsible manner? In this episode, Dr. Koka leads a conversation with our guest, Dr. Daniel E. Choi, on the topic of surprise billing legisl…
 
Richard Menger, MD Can a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School hold on to free market principles? Evidently so! We talk health policy and economics with our guest Richard Menger, MD, MPA, a neurosurgeon serving as Chief of Complex Spine Surgery at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Menger completed medical school with honors at Georgetown Univer…
 
David Shlaes, MD, PhD Big Pharma is abandoning its R&D efforts for antibiotics. What are the regulatory, scientific, and economic factors responsible for this potentially dangerous trend? Our guest on this episode is Dr. David Shlaes. Dr. Shlaes is an infectious diseases specialist who trained was formerly professor of medicine at Case Western medi…
 
Niran Al-Agba, MD This past May, the governor of Alabama signed into law a piece of legislation that imposes great restrictions on abortion. Niran Al Agba recently wrote an op ed about that law and she returns to the show to discuss that op ed and, more generally, to share with us her position on abortion. We are very grateful for her willingness a…
 
Jay Kempton How do businesses purchase healthcare services for their employees? What are the factors that bear on their purchasing decisions? These important questions are rarely part of the policy conversation. Our guest on this episode is Jay Kempton, President and CEO of the Kempton group, helping employers obtain and administer health care bene…
 
Robert Graboyes, PhD According to our guest, American health care is stuck in a fortress mentality that stifles innovation, constrains medical advances, and yield low quality care. That fortress was erected more than 100 years ago but, in many ways, is being circumvented by creative actors who are seizing opportunities to make changes outside of th…
 
Dr. G. Keith Smith The Affordable Care Act was allegedly passed thanks to “the stupidity of the American voter.” The economist who made that claim—and who is also considered to be one of the architects of the law—has recently published a working paper that examines whether better informed patients make better healthcare decisions. He and his collea…
 
Joel Topf, MD President Trump’s July 10, 2019 Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health may represent a major turning point in regard to how patients with chronic kidney disease are treated. We have the pleasure of having as our guest Dr. Joel Topf. Dr. Topf is a nephrologist in private practice and a popular blogger and leader in medical…
 
John Chamberlain Hospital executives with a conscience may have a tough time navigating the corrupting waters of our healthcare system. Mr. John Chamberlain is a self-described “recovering” hospital CEO with over 35 years of experience as a hospital and physician practice executive. In this interview with Anish Koka, he relates how his attempts to …
 
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