18 episodes

The MedTalk Podcast brings together the editors of Med-Tech Innovation, Digital Health Age, European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer and Medical Plastics News. Expect a light-hearted take on the latest news in the medical technology, digital health and pharma industries.

The MedTalk Podcast The MedTalk Podcast

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The MedTalk Podcast brings together the editors of Med-Tech Innovation, Digital Health Age, European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer and Medical Plastics News. Expect a light-hearted take on the latest news in the medical technology, digital health and pharma industries.

    World Mental Health Day - Sir Norman Lamb

    World Mental Health Day - Sir Norman Lamb

    Ian Bolland and Reece Armstrong speak to former health minister Sir Norman Lamb about his recent appointment to XenZone and the availability of mental health services in the UK.

    Norman discusses why he feels so passionately about the provision of mental health in the UK and why young people especially can benefit from better mental healthcare.

    • 24 min
    Talking healthtech with Dr Ian Jackson

    Talking healthtech with Dr Ian Jackson

    Ian Bolland and Reece Armstrong speak to Dr Ian Jackson, medical director and clinical safety officer at Refero. They discuss Matthew Gould’s appointment at NHSX, the role of the organisation, digital technologies and investments in solutions in the NHS, and the recently announced plans for an NHS AI laboratory.

    • 25 min
    Nudging our way into healthcare

    Nudging our way into healthcare

    Dave nudges his way back into the podcast.

    This week the team sits down to discuss the current thinking around diabetes and how healthtech can help. Dave explains what nudge theory is and why everyone with a Fitbit is inadvertently being influenced by it.

    Finally Reece fails to say Sildenafil.

    Thanks to Dr Roger Henderson from Liva Healthcare for his contributions to the diabetes conversation.

    • 26 min
    The Future of Global Healthcare

    The Future of Global Healthcare

    Reece questions his testosterone levels, Ian gets political and Laura talks about poo.

    This episode sees the editors discuss a recent report on the future of global healthcare and the amazing technologies transforming the ways we take care of ourselves.

    The team also discuss a recently launched service at 'super fancy' pharmacy John Bell & Croyden, during which a medical scanning device is used to assess a person's health and wellbeing.

    • 40 min
    A day in the life of A&E

    A day in the life of A&E

    This episode sees the introduction of Medical Plastics News Editor Laura Hughes, who joins the team to discuss everything in life sciences. The team discuss pager technology in the NHS, how a smart toilet seat can monitor your heart rate, and play through an interactive video game showing what it's like to work through a day in A&E.

    • 21 min
    Against all odds: Talking IVF with Professor Simon Fishel

    Against all odds: Talking IVF with Professor Simon Fishel

    This episode features Professor Simon Fishel, a pioneer in the fields of IVF and embryology and who has just released a new book titled 'Breakthrough Babies'.

    Simon discusses the reasons behind his new book and talks about the ethical implications of IVF and why the technology has brought joy to so many families around the world.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

Drgandalf ,

Informative and engaging

Informative podcast on variety of med tech topics. Good style though would like to hear guest speakers particularly on primary care.

BossFan9876 ,

Love it

Keep up

PodcastGuy1002 ,

Much needed podcast for the life sciences industry!

FINALLY a podcast for pharma and medtech people! Keep up the good work, love it!

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