The Doctor Family

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Unlike in Mary Poppins, medicine doesn’t always taste nice! None the less medicine only works when it is taken! In this episode we explore how medicines are taken by mouth, why not all medicines are available as a liquid, and how to take unplea
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.At any one time, one in 10 of us will be depressed. Over a lifetime 1 in 5 w
In this podcast episode we hear first hand about sepsis, its recognition, how it is treated and the after effects of post sepsis syndrome.We interview Laura Williams, Sepsis survivor and podcaster.Check out her podcast here: https://podcasts.ap
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 farmsIt was recorded as a Facebook livestream but here is a better quality aud
In this Podcast, we met with Dr Kate Shipman, chemical pathologist and expert in the management of raised cholesterol and lipids.We cover what cholesterol is, what it does, the effects of excess cholesterol on the body and what you can do to pr
The research into the COVID 19 virus is proceeding at pace and new papers are coming out every day. The quality of the research varies greatly. In this episode, we discuss some of the latest theories especially around the immune response to the
In this episode we explore osteoarthritis with consultant orthopedic surgeon Mr Mark Latimer. We look at the causes of and treatments for osteoarthritis along with the need for more research into the subject. We cover the risk factors for devel
In this bonus episode, we review of the controversy over masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 - the pros, the cons and the ways to mitigate them - along with practical advise on their use.Paper on evidence for masks by Prof. Trisha Greenhalg
Blood clots are an often difficult to diagnose condition that can be fatal. In this episode we hear from a patient who had a DVT, explore the causes, diagnosis and treatment for blood clots and the importance of recognizing the symptoms of a bl
Cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis and care in general practice… and how continental plumbing and stamps could save lives……In this podcast I interview Dr Richard Roope, GP,  Clinical champion for cancer at the Royal College for General Pra
In this episode I interview Dr Tom Fardon, consultant respiratory physician at NHS Tayside, honorary reader at the University of Dundee. Regularly called on by the media to explain what is going on with the COVID pandemic, we take time to explo
Channel introduction covering the format of magazine style episodes and shorter, informative specific medical subject matter.Drs David and Nina are keen to hear from you about the medical subjects and conditions you are keen to learn more about
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