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United Kingdom

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@theBMA

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English


Episodes

The Road Less Travelled

9/12/2018
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In this episode, we hear from medical students who have taken untraditional routes into medicine, including a young man who spent his gap year working in a supermarket to support his family, a mum-of-two who left the corporate world for med school and a professional footballer who swapped the football strip for scrubs. To make sure you don't miss an episode, subscribe now and leave a star rating on Apple podcasts. Doctors' notes is all about the voices, views and experiences of UK doctors....

Duration:00:25:46

Working abroad

8/8/2018
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In this episode, we hear about an anaesthetist who restores the sight of a young boy in Mongolia, a junior doctor who provides life saving treatment in a South African village, and a GP recounts her experience of training in the UAE. To make sure you don't miss an episode, subscribe now and leave a star rating on Apple podcasts. Doctors' notes is all about the voices, views and experiences of UK doctors. To share your thoughts and find out more about the stories featured, visit...

Duration:00:18:33

Doctors with disabilities

6/13/2018
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In this episode, we hear from two doctors with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, who find a unique opportunity to connect with their patients. We also hear from a doctor with bipolar disorder and addiction issues, who decided to pursue her dreams and specialise in doctors’ wellbeing. To make sure you don't miss an episode, subscribe now and leave a star rating on Apple podcasts. Doctors' notes is all about the voices, views and experiences of UK doctors. To share your thoughts and find out more about...

Duration:00:20:54

Across generations

5/9/2018
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In episode 7, Across generations, we bring together a retired surgeon, who is also a member of the magic circle, and a medical student who has a passion for art, to reflect on how medicine has changed over the years. To make sure you don't miss an episode, subscribe now and leave a star rating on Apple podcasts. **Join the conversation** Doctors' notes is all about the voices, views and experiences of UK doctors. If you've got a story to tell, a suggestion for future episodes, or want to...

Duration:00:45:56

Head vs. heart

4/11/2018
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In episode 6, Head vs. Heart, doctors reflect on the intricacies of what drives their own decision making and those of others. Is it their hearts, or their heads and how do they come to terms with decisions outside of their control? Look out for episode 7, across generations. A medical student and retired doctor discuss their perspectives on life in the NHS. To make sure you don't miss an episode, subscribe now and leave a star rating on Apple podcasts. Join the conversation Doctors' notes...

Duration:00:10:57

New beginnings

3/7/2018
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In episode 5, New Beginnings, doctors reflect on their experiences of coming to work in the UK, from abroad. An Indian doctor arrives in Hull in 1977 and encounters a mixed reception. A doctor from Trinidad and Tobago finds a community of friends in Birmingham and a Spanish doctor arrives in 1989, with no intention of staying. Look out for episode 6 coming on 12 April – Head vs. Heart. This episode explores the ethical complexities of every day decisions made by doctors. To make sure you...

Duration:00:20:01

Behind bars

2/7/2018
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Welcome to episode 4 of doctors’ notes. The podcast that brings you stories from real doctors: for all doctors. This month’s episode is ‘behind bars’. A GP reflects on his experience with a holocaust survivor, a locum exceeds the 10-minute rule and a forensic examiner encounters a murder suspect. Special thanks to Mark Sandford-Wood, Alan Mitchell and Kieran Sharrock for telling their stories. Don’t forget to subscribe to hear more episodes of Doctors’ notes and leave us a star rating on...

Duration:00:17:32

Doing the right thing

1/11/2018
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This episode, we talk to the winners of the writing competition. They recount their experiences and reflect on the moral complexities of what is doing the right thing? The constant battle between ‘the job’, and being human. Look out for episode 4 – ‘behind bars’ coming on February 8th. To make sure you don’t miss an episode, subscribe now and leave a star rating on Apple Podcasts. **Join the conversation** Doctors' notes is all about the voices, views and experiences of UK doctors. If you've...

Duration:00:18:58

Doctors' notes - launching in 2018

11/9/2017
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Thank you for listening to the pilot of Doctors' notes. We will be officially launching the podcast in 2018. In the meantime make sure you've listened to episodes one and two, and subscribe so you'll not miss an episode. If you liked the podcast, please leave a star rating on Apple podcasts. #bmapodcast Music: Backed Vibes Clean by Kevin MacLeod

Duration:00:00:42

Giving back (part 2)

10/3/2017
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This episode, we continue with our theme of giving back. Standing in a queue behind a famous ENT (ear, nose and throat) surgeon, a community paediatrician asks a question that will lead her to invent something remarkable. Travelling along the Amazon river, a retired GP from England brings care to the people who need it most. This podcast is hosted by the British Medical Association. Doctors/storytellers: Tamsin Brown and Eileen Partington Music by: Backed Vibes Clean by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:17:23

Giving back

10/3/2017
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Doctors care for others selflessly – it’s a fundamental part of their job – but many go beyond their daily responsibilities. This episode’s theme is giving back. An aid worker travels to West Africa in the midst of the Ebola outbreak and is faced with cultural misunderstandings. A doctor flees his war-torn country but returns to care for the community close to his heart. And we ask junior doctors: what was your most terrifying moment at work? This podcast is hosted by the British Medical...

Duration:00:19:45