83 episodes

Be prepared for patients consulting about current sizzling media issues. This is the podcast for GPs and the primary care team that uses medicine in the media as a springboard for you to know what you need to know. You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BoggledDocs. What are you watching, listening to or reading that you’d like to tell us about, good or bad? Why not send us a voice message to give us your view? By sending us a voice message you are agreeing for it to be used in a future episode of Boggled Docs. Thanks! https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs

Boggled Docs Dr Nik Kendrew

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 57 Ratings

Be prepared for patients consulting about current sizzling media issues. This is the podcast for GPs and the primary care team that uses medicine in the media as a springboard for you to know what you need to know. You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BoggledDocs. What are you watching, listening to or reading that you’d like to tell us about, good or bad? Why not send us a voice message to give us your view? By sending us a voice message you are agreeing for it to be used in a future episode of Boggled Docs. Thanks! https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs

    It's A Wonderful Life?

    It's A Wonderful Life?

    Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined by GP and illustrator, Dr Jamie Hynes. They discuss what we can learn from the film 'It's A Wonderful Life' and from his own RCGP video ' GPs A Wonderful Life'. Amongst other things, they talk about what burnout can look like, cold contacts trying to get us to sell our stake in a partnership, and how continuity of care is lifesaving.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and what's on our radar...New Headlineshttps://www....

    • 45 min
    Strictly Enhancing

    Strictly Enhancing

    Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined by GP, broadcaster, author and ambassador lead at the National Academy for Social Prescribing, Dr Radha Modgil. They discuss what we can learn from the BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Amongst other things, they talk about loneliness, grief and the power of music.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and what's on our radar.News Headlineshttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12844937/Mariella-Frostrup-cholestero...

    • 46 min
    Contraception In Crisis? Davina To The Rescue?!

    Contraception In Crisis? Davina To The Rescue?!

    Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined again by the Red Whale Women's Health team: Dr Lucy Cox and Dr Helen Barnes . They discuss 'Davina McCall's Pill Revolution' which was recently on Channel 4. Amongst other things, they consider the side effects of hormonal contraception, and also how it’s important to dig a bit deeper to think about the reason that someone might tell us that certain services aren’t available on the NHS- when they are!… There's also the usual look...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    When people don't know what to say- finding the right words in a heartbreaking situation

    When people don't know what to say- finding the right words in a heartbreaking situation

    Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined by Zoë Williamson, the Bereavement Services Team Lead: Scotland for Child Bereavement UK. They discuss the heartbreaking, yet inspirational ITV documentary 'Jason & Clara: In Memory of Maudie' in which actor Jason Watkins and his wife Clara Francis tell the emotional story of their daughter Maudie, who died suddenly from sepsis aged just two and a half in the early hours of New Year’s Day 2011. Amongst other things, they discuss what support ...

    • 51 min
    Inside Autistic Minds

    Inside Autistic Minds

    Send us a Text Message.This week Cheshire GP Dr Ali Smith, who has an interest in autism joins Nik to talk about the recent BBC documentary series 'Inside Our Autistic Minds' with Chris Packham. They discuss how four autistic people created their own short films to reveal to their family and friends how they're truly feeling inside- what's really going on in their autistic minds. Amongst other things, they talk about lightbulb moments, masking and sensory overload.There's also the usual look ...

    • 1 hr
    Dopesick: how we've all been sucked in to the opiate crisis.

    Dopesick: how we've all been sucked in to the opiate crisis.

    Send us a Text Message.This week Nik is joined by Dr Caroline Greene who is a GP by background and lives in Cambridge. She's always had an interest in medical education, and has worked as a programme director supporting GP trainees. Now she spends most of her time working for Red Whale, developing their product and supporting their clinical team.They discuss the opiate crisis, how it originated across the pond and how it has impacted on the way we manage patients with chronic pain. They also ...

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

C,,,, ,

Interesting and informative

So lovely to listen to news article reviews and such varied topics. Thank you

Frustrated_GP ,

Breath of fresh air

Refreshing and entertaining mixture of updates in medicine and current events and entertainment. Nik is a natural born presenter and a pleasure to listen to.

Auntie Verity ,

A boy called Christmas episode

Oh my …..I’m sobbing my heart out….. just listened to Boggle Docs on childhood bereavement….. what a wonderful person Clare is….. what a kind , empathetic interviewer you are Nik. Big hugs….. all I can say is we are all kids when someone dies and many adults could take a leaf out of this approach…. Could have done with a mascara warning 😬🤗

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