SARD provide workforce management software to the healthcare sector. With our hosts Mariah Young and Joe Wilkinson, this podcast discusses about all the great innovation and rapid changes happening at SARD and throughout various industries.
Episode 032: Brian Jones, Director at Medical Workforce Solutions
In this episode, Brian Jones shares some of his vast experience in workforce management. He's the director of Medical Workforce Management and a consultant in Team Job Planning systems. Brian is currently working with the SARD tech team to develop our newest offering – Team Job Planning.
Episode 031: Alistair Cannon, Psychiatry CT2 Doctor
In this episode, we speak with Alistair Cannon who is a psychiatry CT2 doctor as well as a researcher of various health tech movements amongst other roles. He's an advocate for improving technology within the NHS which aligns with the ethos of Public Money Public Code.
Episode 030: Angela Barnes, Stand-up Comedian
On this episode, we are joined by comedian Angela Barnes, a regular on Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, The News Quiz. Kevin is joined by SARD’s Marketing Director Francesca to have a chat with their friend who will be hosting an upcoming charity quiz in support of Kent and Medway Medical School at the University of Kent in Canterbury. They touch on Angela's recent ADHD diagnosis and the implications it's had for her life. Follow Angela on Twitter @AngelaBarnes.
Angela Barnes Bio:
After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes threw caution to the wind and became a comedian. Winning several awards, she has starred in BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo and Hypothetical on Dave. Angela became a regular on The News Quiz as well as hosting. Angela recently was crowned Champion of Champions on the House of Games. Her upcoming show 'Hot Mess' will be presented at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022.
Episode 029: Dr Yusef Smith (Propane Fitness)
This episode features Dr Yusef Smith, an NHS doctor who ultimately decided to leave. Yusef caught our eye when he tweeted 12 reflections on his time within the NHS. He now is focused on his business, Propane Fitness, where he’s still making an impact on people’s health throughout the world. We discuss a variety of topics including open source; what changes within the NHS might coax Yusef back; and the best tools for a good poo!
Follow Yusef on Twitter @PropaneFitness.
Episode 028: Tony Yates, Digital Director, Livi
In this episode, we speak with 'Jack of all trades' Tony Yates, Digital Director of Livi, who has a wealth of experience creating new software and products for the NHS. Tony played a critical role in building NHS 111 and went on to found VIX.Digital. Tony is self-described as a computer lad who loves to use technology to fix people problems in healthcare. Follow Tony on Twitter @TonyYates.
Podcast 027: SARD Quizmas II
It's the time of year! SARD hosted a Christmas Quizmas II on Thursday 9 December with our resident Quiz Master, Christy Hinchliffe. We now share the quiz with all our listeners! So grab a drink, put your feet up and get those brain juices flowing - it's Quizmas time!
Let us know your score on Twitter @SARDJV and use #SARDQuizmas.