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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 William Osler and his legacy to medicine Professor David Cranston tells the story of William Osler's life and career. David Cranston 14 Jun 2017
2 Creative Commons When surgeons become patients: occupational health and wellbeing for doctors Dr Evie Kemp talks about the issues that can arise when surgeons become patients, and the importance of doctors maintaining their own health (mental and physical) and wellbeing. Evie Kemp 24 May 2017
3 Innovations in access surgery James Gilbert and Dr Simon Knight give an update on vascular access and some of the innovations that are going on in vascular access surgery. James Gilbert, Simon Knight 15 May 2017
4 The 100,000 Genomes Project Ms Jennifer Whitfield talks about the 100,000 Genomes Project, which aims to establish a new genomic medicine service through the NHS by sequencing the entire genomes of around 70,000 people with rare inherited diseases or cancer. Jennifer Whitfield 10 Apr 2017
5 Prostate artery embolisation in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia and beyond Dr Mark Little discusses his ongoing research into the role of prostate artery embolisation within the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Mark Little 10 Mar 2017
6 The mesentery: congenital and acquired disorders of a new organ The finding of the mesentery opens up a whole new area of science. The colorectal surgery team talk about the importance of the mesentery and the disorders associated with it. Pamela Sivathondan, Kalle Landerholm, Diederik Meylemans, Bruce George 24 Feb 2017
7 Creative Commons Human factors based investigation of serious surgical mishaps Professor Peter McCulloch and Dr Lauren Morgan talk about investigating serious surgical incidents and how human factors science can help us. Peter McCulloch, Lauren Morgan 13 Feb 2017
8 Creative Commons The challenge of aortic therapy: stimulus to break new paths Professor Sebastian Debus introduces the variety of projects in his Department of Vascular Medicine, discussing the challenge of aortic therapy and the search for new solutions. Sebastian Debus 13 Feb 2017
9 The impact of complications and errors on surgeons Mr Kevin Turner and Catherine Johnson talk about their national research study which aims to examine the nature of the impact that adverse events have on the professional and personal lives of surgeons. Kevin Turner, Catherine Johnson 31 Jan 2017
10 Creative Commons Non-technical skills for surgeons: a hard time for soft skills Professor George Youngson CBE discusses the non-technical skills (cognitive and social) that surgeons need in order to perform safely in the operating theatre. George Youngson 05 Sep 2016
11 Creative Commons Reflections on a retained swab Never Event in Churchill Theatres Dr Clare Dollery describes a retained swab Never Event that happened in the Churchill Hospital and reflects on how we respond and learn from it. Clare Dollery 09 Aug 2016