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RCSEd Podcast

Let's Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast

Let’s Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast brings you the latest news from the College, providing informative, educational and entertaining content covering a range of healthcare topics and hosting a variety of expert speakers from the RCSEd membership and beyond. If you'd like to ask a question of our hosts or submit a topic for discussion please contact us at comms@rcsed.ac.uk




Let's Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast


32 episodes

Episode #31: "Performance Project Series #1; Iya Whiteley"

18 June 2021  | 
Episode #31: "Performance Project Series #1; Iya Whiteley"

Ken and Steve kick off their performance project series with Iya Whiteley, Director of Centre for Space Medicine, UCL.

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Episode #30: "The Performance Project Series - Introduction"

11 June 2021  | 
Episode #30: "The Performance Project Series - Introduction"

RCSEd is pleased to partner with ‘Ken & Steve’ to bring the Performance Project Podcast series. Ken Walker and Professor Steve Yule will be hosting a series of podcast episodes talking to guests from a range of professions between health, psychology, space and others to discuss some of the challenges professionals face and how these can be overcome to maximise performance. Worth tuning in for! Greg and Sesi are joined by Ken and Steve to discuss the upcoming series and what to expect.

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Episode #29: "Vascular Surgery Roundtable VALS - John Houghton and Andrew Nickinson"

4 June 2021  | 
Episode #29: "Vascular Surgery Roundtable VALS - John Houghton and Andrew Nickinson"

Sesi, Greg and Paddy are joined by John and Andrew, vascular registrars, to discuss their innovative work and research projects around critical limb ischaemia and service redesign.

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Episode #28: "Introduction to the Vascular Surgery Series - Mr Patrick Coughlin"

21 May 2021  | 
Episode #28: "Introduction to the Vascular Surgery Series - Mr Patrick Coughlin"

In this episode, Greg and Sesi are joined by Patrick Coughlin, consultant vascular surgeon in Cambridge. They discuss the exciting upcoming vascular surgery series on the "Let's Talk Surgery" podcast where the latest in vascular research, practice, training and innovation will be explored.

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Episode #27: "Global Surgery Series 2: Miss Mhairi Collie, Global Citizen of the Year

14 May 2021  | 
Episode #27: "Global Surgery Series 2: Miss Mhairi Collie, Global Citizen of the Year

A consultant colorectal surgeon and a career dedicated to improving the lives of women with complex childbirth injuries, Mhairi Collie join Sesi and Greg to talk about her journey, the Uganda Childbirth Injury Fund and the recent prestigious award of Global Citizen of the Year. Selflessness, caring, compassion and the strive to make the world a better place for all!

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Episode 26: "Global Surgery Series 2 with Mr Phil Hammond

7 May 2021  | 
Episode 26: "Global Surgery Series 2 with Mr Phil Hammond

“Inspiring… Bravery… Self-less… Fun” Some of the reflections from Mr Philip Hammond, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon who joins Sesi and Greg on this episode of the podcast. Phil discusses his humanitarian missions as well as a brief stint with the Royal Navy. This is full of interesting insights and useful advice.

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Episode 25: "Leadership in Focus - Caroline Lamb"

26 April 2021  | 
Episode 25: "Leadership in Focus - Caroline Lamb"

Caroline Lamb is the current Chief Executive of NHS Scotland and the Director General of Health and Social Care within the Scottish Government. She joins Greg and Sesi to reflect on her leadership journey but also her experiences of leading through the pandemic in a number of portfolio areas within the Scottish Government. Passionate about leadership, empowering others, and inclusivity, Caroline also touches on the recent International Women’s Day and how we can ensure more women are afforded similar leadership opportunities.

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Episode 24: "Leadership in Focus - Tim Graham"

16 April 2021  | 
Episode 24: "Leadership in Focus - Tim Graham"

On this episode of the podcast, we meet Tim Graham, consultant cardiac surgeon who leads the Professional Standards Office at RCSED. He discusses his training journey, being a cardiac surgeon, his passions and candid reflections on leading through a crisis / difficult moments as well as gives us a flavour of the role of the professional standards office.

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Episode 23: "Leadership in Focus - Dr David Rosser"

9 April 2021  | 
Episode 23: "Leadership in Focus - Dr David Rosser"

In the second in our four-part leadership series focusing on leading through the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, Greg and Sesi sit down with Dr David Rosser, Chief Executive of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. As head of one of the largest hospital trusts in the UK, they discuss Dr Rosser's experiences of responding to the clinical challenges posed by pandemic, and the role of innovation in service provision and recovery of services.

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Episode 22: '‘Improving Safety Out of Hours’ campaign – Beth Lineham''

26 March 2021  | 
Episode 22: '‘Improving Safety Out of Hours’ campaign – Beth Lineham''

Following the recent publication of ‘Patient Safety: Improving Safety Out of Hours’ document, Greg and Sesi are joined by Beth Lineham, Orthopaedic Registrar and co-author of the report, to discuss some of the salient points identified in the survey. They discuss key issues highlighted and some examples of good practice noted in the survey.

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