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Humans of Healthcare is a podcast show for University of Leeds students and senior staff in healthcare to talk about the challenges they have encountered and how they have dealt with them.

Humans of Healthcare Podcast University of Leeds

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    • 4.8 • 8 Ratings

Humans of Healthcare is a podcast show for University of Leeds students and senior staff in healthcare to talk about the challenges they have encountered and how they have dealt with them.

    034 - Bee MacPherson - The Menopause

    034 - Bee MacPherson - The Menopause

    In this episode, Amelia talks to Bee MacPherson who is the Programme Lead for Post Graduate Clinical Education and the Associate Director Student Support at the University of Leeds, about the menopause and the work going on at the university around the menopause.

    In this candid discussion about both the perimenopause and the menopause, they discuss what led to the work, the challenges, support available, research, and the guidance document that has been accepted university wide, amongst a number of other initiatives to raise awareness and build support about this often taboo topic.

    • 30 min
    033 - Bridgette Bewick - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    033 - Bridgette Bewick - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    In the episode, Florence speaks with Bridgette Bewick, Associate Professor in Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Education, about her work as the School of Medicine lead for equality, diversity and inclusion and well as being one of the universities academic leads for belonging.

    They discuss the work going on within the university around belonging, and the emerging compassionate curriculum and campus, as part of Curriculum Redefined, and how to get involved.

    They also touch on Bridgette's role as University of Leeds LGBT Role Model.

    • 42 min
    032 - Ben Hughes - Life as a Paediatric Registrar

    032 - Ben Hughes - Life as a Paediatric Registrar

    In this episode, Joe talks Ben Hughes, who is a paediatric registrar about his experiences working in children's medicine.

    He discusses the challenges of dealing with critically ill children and coping with situations involving infant death.

    • 35 min
    031 - Linda Gask - Reflections on Mental Health From a Retired Psychiatrist

    031 - Linda Gask - Reflections on Mental Health From a Retired Psychiatrist

    In this episode Amelia talks to Linda Gask, retired consultant psychiatrist, talks about what it was like to be a medical student, junior doctor and later a consultant psychiatrist whilst also dealing with her own mental health issues and those of other family members too.

    Linda also explores how she has turned to writing throughout her life, and she has written a couple of memoires “The Other Side of Silence” and “Finding True North”.

    • 22 min
    Arts for Wellbeing 004 - Sheena Hussain - Memories of a Poet

    Arts for Wellbeing 004 - Sheena Hussain - Memories of a Poet

    In this episode, Florence speaks to Sheena Hussain about her experience with thyroid cancer, and how writing poetry helped her through her recovery. She also discusses her work setting up Femles:CAN which is a support group for females who have been through cancer, after her experience of slipping through the net of cancer support.

    Details of Sheena's poetry and Females:CAN can be found at Sheena's website - https://poetrybysheenapoetrybyname.com/ or you can contact her directly at sheena4076@live.com.

    • 30 min
    030 - Jools E Symons - The Death Cafe

    030 - Jools E Symons - The Death Cafe

    In this episode Joe talks to Jools Symons, the Patient and Public Involvement Manager at the Leeds Institute of Medicine and Health, about her work with the Leeds University Death Café, and the history Death Cafés more globally.

    If you would like more information relating to the Death Café more broadly, or would like to find a Death Café near you visit - https://deathcafe.com/

    • 43 min

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