11 episodes

The Geeky Medics Podcast aims to inspire and inform through discussions with some of the most fascinating individuals in the world of healthcare and education.

Host: Joshua Chambers
Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

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The Geeky Medics Podcast aims to inspire and inform through discussions with some of the most fascinating individuals in the world of healthcare and education.

Host: Joshua Chambers
Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    A Career as a Consultant Paramedic with Paul Gates

    A Career as a Consultant Paramedic with Paul Gates

    In this episode, we chat with Paul Gates a Consultant Paramedic and Deputy Clinical Director at the East of England Ambulance Service. We discuss the history of the paramedic profession and how the role has developed over time.

    • 35 min
    A Career in Nephrology with Dr Alison Armitage

    A Career in Nephrology with Dr Alison Armitage

    In this episode, we chat with Dr Alison Armitage, a Consultant Nephrologist at Southmead Hospital who specialises in general and transplant nephrology and the care of pregnant women with renal disease. We explore what nephrology is like as a career including the day to day work of a nephrologist. 

    • 30 min
    A Career in Medical Law with Dr Peter Feldschreiber

    A Career in Medical Law with Dr Peter Feldschreiber

    In this episode, we chat with Dr Peter Feldschreiber, a dual-qualified barrister and physician. He takes us through his incredibly diverse career journey which has included research, medical school, anaesthetic training, general practice, big pharma, regulation and medical law. We discuss how medical education has changed, the transferable skills medics possess and how the underlying ethics of law differ from medicine.

    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 43 min
    A Career in Psychiatry with Dr Ahmed Hankir

    A Career in Psychiatry with Dr Ahmed Hankir

    In this episode, we chat with Dr Ahmed Hankir, an Academic Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at King's College London. We discuss what the day to day job of a psychiatrist involves and the importance of self-care. Dr Hankir also shares his personal experience of mental health issues and how this has motivated him to pursue the speciality and his work as the Wounded Healer (https://twitter.com/ahmedhankir), harnessing the power of the performing arts to challenge stigma.

    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 36 min
    Life as an FY1

    Life as an FY1

    In this episode, four FY1 doctors share their valuable experiences, including the reality of the day to day job and some top tips for those of you beginning FY1 a little earlier than expected.

    Guests: Dr Jessica Wise, Dr Edwin Li Ping, Dr Elgan Jones and Dr Catherine Acton


    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 27 min
    Innovation in the NHS with Professor Tony Young

    Innovation in the NHS with Professor Tony Young

    In this episode, we chat with Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation at NHS England and Consultant Urologist. We explore Professor Young's various roles within the NHS and some current examples of cutting edge innovation. Professor Young also discusses how the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme is helping to empower NHS staff to develop their own innovative solutions alongside their clinical work. If you're considering applying to the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Program, you can learn more here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/innovation/clinical-entrepreneur

    Host: Joshua Chambers
    Producers: Alice Appleton & Lewis Potter

    • 31 min

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