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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
Podcast episodes from September 2021


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Episode #39: "Patient Safety, Lifebox and WHO Surgical Checklist with Tom Weiser"

24 September 2021  | 
Episode #39: "Patient Safety, Lifebox and WHO Surgical Checklist with Tom Weiser"

On the back of the recent World Patient Safety day, Tom Weiser, Trauma and General Surgeon at Stanford joins the Let’s Talk Surgery Podcast to talk some of his landmark patient safety initiatives including developing the WHO Surgical Checklist, and Lifebox (www.lifebox.org). Extremely fascinating, charismatic and inspiring reflections of his journey and the impact of these patient safety initiatives as well as what the future holds. One top tip shared - “When you don’t know what to do, do what you know until you know what to do…”

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Orthopaedics episode"

20 September 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Orthopaedics episode"

Today we are joined by two orthopaedic surgeons and one budding orthopaedic surgeon to help us explore this unique specialty. Our guests share their passion for orthopaedics, from the varied spectrum of treatment options to the fundamental role of teamwork. The panel’s advice for trainees is to maintain your enthusiasm and demonstrate your commitment by going for the less obvious opportunities for professional development and clinical experience. Our medical student this episode leaves us with this heartening message, “do what you're interested in, do what you find interesting, exciting, and you'll end up in the right specialty at the end of it”.

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Episode #38: Expert Witness Training with Aidan Fitzgerald and Isabel Litherland

17 September 2021  | 
Episode #38: Expert Witness Training  with Aidan Fitzgerald and Isabel Litherland

With increasing calls for medical report writing and being an expert witness training to be mandated, Sesi and Greg are joined by Isabel Litherland (Solicitor from Bond Solon), and Aidan Fitzgerald, Consultant plastic surgeon and convenor of education at RCSED. We take a deep dive into all aspects of being an expert witness, tips and pitfalls as well as the upcoming introductory course on expert witness training. Worth a listen!

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Urology episode"

13 September 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Urology episode"

Welcome to another exciting instalment of our Surgical Crossroads series. Today we have Consultant Urologist Neil Fenn and Registrar Kamran Hag, joining our regular hosts, Gregory Ekatah, Sesi Hotonu and Sadie Khwaja to tell us about their chosen specialty of Urology.

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the General Surgery episode"

6 September 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the General Surgery episode"

Welcome to the Surgical Crossroads series with hosts Sesi Hotonu and Sadie Khwaja. This episode looks at General Surgery with another fantastic panel of guests.

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