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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


18 episodes

Episode #16: "Patient Safety Series #2 - ‘Just Culture, not blame culture’ with Martin Bromiley"

19 February 2021  | 
Episode #16: "Patient Safety Series #2 - ‘Just Culture, not blame culture’ with Martin Bromiley"

The second instalment of the patient safety series - Out of the darkness of the death of his wife in 2005 came a number of positives – Martin has continued to advocate for patient safety to be at the forefront of all we do in health and social care around the world. The Clinical Human Factors Group, his journey through adversity and how we can aim for a ‘just culture rather than blame culture’ is also explored in this absolutely brilliant episode of the LTS podcast. One of the most passionate, honest and insightful conversations Greg and Sesi have had since the inception of the podcast!

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Episode #16: "Patient Safety Series #1 with Anna Paisley"

12 February 2021  | 
Episode #16: "Patient Safety Series #1 with Anna Paisley"

The first of 5 episodes in our patient safety series which looks to interview leading figures in patient safety work across RCSEd and the rest of the UK. Miss Anna Paisley, consultant Upper GI Surgeon and chair of the RCSED Patient Safety Group joins Greg and Sesi.

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Episode #15: "FST Series with Claire McNaught – RCSEd Honorary Secretary"

5 February 2021  | 
Episode #15: "FST Series with Claire McNaught – RCSEd Honorary Secretary"

In the final episode of the FST Trainer’s series, we sit down with Claire McNaught – RCSEd Honorary Secretary and Colorectal Surgeon to discuss her reflections on training.

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Episode #14: "FST Series with Mr James Tomlinson, Deputy Director of Faculty of Surgical Trainers"

29 January 2021  | 
Episode #14: "FST Series with Mr James Tomlinson, Deputy Director of Faculty of Surgical Trainers"

On this episode of the Let’s Talk Surgery Podcast FST Series, James Tomlinson joins Greg and Sesi for an exciting, brilliant and informative discussion on training, leadership, and the human side of surgery. Plus some good tips on books to read as well as sage words of wisdom.

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Episode #13: "Wellbeing Week Build Up"

26 January 2021  | 
Episode #13: "Wellbeing Week Build Up"

Ahead of the upcoming inaugural wellbeing week hosted and organised by the RCSED trainees’ committee, Kellie Bateman and Gillian Hardman join Greg and Sesi on the podcast to talk about the importance of wellbeing both during the COVID pandemic and as we move forward. They also build up to wellbeing week with the development, and some of the highlights of the week. Not to be missed!

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Episode #12: "FST Series with Chris Caddy"

22 January 2021  | 
Episode #12: "FST Series with Chris Caddy"

On the next episode of the Let’s Talk Surgery Faculty of Surgical Trainers Series, we welcome Chris Caddy, retired Consultant Plastic Surgery who shares his reflections of training from the views of being a trainer.

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Episode #11: "FST Series – Robin Paton"

15 January 2021  | 
Episode #11: "FST Series – Robin Paton"

Professor Robin Paton, consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon, joins Greg and Sesi to share his reflections of training from the perspective of a trainer. Important messages and lots of good humour.

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Episode #10: "Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) Series – David O’Regan"

8 January 2021  | 
Episode #10: "Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) Series – David O’Regan"

This week, we bring the first episode of a new FST series exploring training from the eyes of trainers. Fascinating insight into their training experiences as trainees and also as trainers. Mr. David O’Regan join us this on this episode.

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Episode #9: "A Christmas special with RCSEd Office Bearers"

18 December 2020  | 
Episode #9: "A Christmas special with RCSEd Office Bearers"

Ahead of the Christmas holiday season, we bring you a mini-Christmas quiz with the College Office Bearers as well as a Christmas message to Fellow, members, affiliates, and our audience. At the end of a tough 2020, we hope to bring some Christmas cheer and light-hearted round table podcast episode.

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Episode #8: "Concussion and Head Injury Awareness with Dr. Jonathan Hanson"

11 December 2020  | 
Episode #8: "Concussion and Head Injury Awareness with Dr. Jonathan Hanson"

Greg and Sesi are joined on the podcast by Dr. Jonathan Hanson, Consultant in Sports & Exercise Medicine, Team doctor for Glasgow Warriors Rugby team and member of the Scottish Government Medical Advisory Group on Sports Concussion. He talks about some of the short, medium and long effects of concussions, the work being done to tackle concussions and head injuries in sports and the general public. Giving the recent spotlight on this, one of his key messages is the need to be cautious and trat head injuries with respect as clinical questions continue over the long term implications.

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