12 episodes

We host a family medicine podcast discussing health issues affecting every family. We are a married couple of family doctors practicing in the UK. We will give what we feel is a more accurate and balanced coverage of the health and medicine issues in the news and explain these issues in plain English!

We also work to debunk health myths we come across in the media and online. Join us on our journey

The Doctor Family Dr David Stokes and Dr Nina Stokes

    • Health & Fitness

We host a family medicine podcast discussing health issues affecting every family. We are a married couple of family doctors practicing in the UK. We will give what we feel is a more accurate and balanced coverage of the health and medicine issues in the news and explain these issues in plain English!

We also work to debunk health myths we come across in the media and online. Join us on our journey

    Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine and Covid in mink

    Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine and Covid in mink

    This episode discusses the new Pfizer covid vaccine, the difficulties of rolling out a mass vaccination plan at short notice and the outbreak of covid in Danish mink farms

    • 25 min
    A spoonful of sugar?

    A spoonful of sugar?

    We explore how to take medicine when it is unpleasant, and how swallowing tablets is a life skill - we give you the tricks to get the medicine go down!

    • 9 min
    COVID-19, the pandemic and depression

    COVID-19, the pandemic and depression

    In this episode we are lucky to be Joined By Dr Alison Chalu consultant Psychiatrist and we discuss, depression and anxiety and the effect of the pandemic and lockdown

    • 21 min
    Sepsis cast

    Sepsis cast

    In this podcast episode we hear first hand about sepsis, its recognition, how it is treated and the after effects of post sepsis syndrome.

    • 22 min
    The Cholesterolcast

    The Cholesterolcast

    In this episode we cover the good the bad and the ugly of cholesterol. What it is, what it does and how you can protect yourself from its bad effects.

    • 30 min
    COVID-19, the immune system and you

    COVID-19, the immune system and you

    COVID 19 appeared to have a lot of its effects damaging the body mediated by the actions of the immune system. In this episode we speak to Professor Babak Javid infectious disease consultant about some of the latest research into the COVID 19 virus.
    Vaccines, antibodies, the immune system and a bit of perspective and hope!

    • 30 min

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