33 episodes

'Word on Health', now entering its third decade, is the longest running weekly health report on independent local radio in the UK, reaching an estimated audience in excess of 2.8 million listeners.Written, presented and produced by the experienced professional broadcast team of Paul Pennington and Sebastien Agasse. www.wordonhealth.com Thanks to all our contributors and to you for listening.

Word On Health (Podcast‪)‬ Paul Pennington from Word On Health

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'Word on Health', now entering its third decade, is the longest running weekly health report on independent local radio in the UK, reaching an estimated audience in excess of 2.8 million listeners.Written, presented and produced by the experienced professional broadcast team of Paul Pennington and Sebastien Agasse. www.wordonhealth.com Thanks to all our contributors and to you for listening.

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    In this the 33rd edition of our podcast, Paul Pennington talks to Muscular Dystrophy UK about the 'increased numbers 'of people living with muscle wasting conditions. Carers UK discuss the work of unpaid carers and Paula Briggs, chair elect of the British Menopause Society talks to Paul about the menopause.     

    • 13 min
    Word On Health (Podcast)

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    In this edition, Paul Pennington looks at alarming new public research on bowel cancer symptoms, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists highlight the dangers of DVT to those of us travelling by long car, train and coach journey. We also feature reports on anaphylaxis, the rising tide of dementia cases and new guidelines on cancer and malnutrition.    

    • 15 min
    Word On Health (Podcast)

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    In this edition Paul Pennington talks to Julia Priestley from the British Thyroid Foundation, Dr Andy Whittamore from Asthma + Lung UK and Rozie Corbett from Endometriosis UK. 

    • 12 min
    Word On Health (Podcast)

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    In this the 30th edition of our podcast, Paul Pennington talks to Dr Stephen Cox from Cardiac Risk in the Young,  Claire Wright from the Meningitis Research Foundation and Julie Thompson from Guts UK.   

    • 13 min
    Word On Health (Podcast)

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    In this edition,  Paul Pennington talks to Michelle Vickers from the Head  & Neck Cancers Foundation, Dave Smithson from Anxiety UK, Cathy Yelf from the Macular Society and Sian Porter of the British Dietetic  Association. 

    • 12 min
    Word On Health (Podcast)

    Word On Health (Podcast)

    In this edition,  Paul Pennington talks to Consultant Dietician Anne Holdoway  about how to navigate the Christmas calories fest!  Alison Bowser author of 'The complete guide to acne and rosecea' talks about rosecea,  Meg Burgess from Prostate Cancer UK  joins Paul to talk about the disease.  NHSBT highlight the importance of giving blood this Christmas and  in the final interview of this edition, Paul speaks with Jenny Ward from the Lullaby Trust about SiDS (Sudden infant death syndrome).       

    • 14 min

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