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Sep 16, 2019

The healthcare profession has a mixed history when it comes to messaging around alcohol. Nowadays, from a public health perspective, it is clear that overall it is not helpful for our physiology and well being.

How often do you have alcohol? How many units do you drink? How often do you have a binge? What are the age...


Sep 15, 2019

Formed five years ago, the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) in England are driving innovation and speeding up the process of implimenting and discovering improvement in institutions. This piece explains how that occured and what we can all learn from it.

Presented by Natasha Curran, pain medicine University...


Sep 11, 2019

This panel discussion tackles, amongst others, the following questions: How can knowledge and health innovation be moved from the theoretical world and turned into practice? How do we overcome ego in the profession? How do efficient systems improve the experience of staff as well as patients? How can...


Sep 10, 2019

Should prehabilitation be thought of also as "primary prevention" and used to avoid health problems occuring in the first place? If "exercise is real medicine" how do we change the culture so GPs are comfortable prescribing physical activity to patients? How can we get people to exercise more when the political mood...


Sep 7, 2019

"The predominant emotion was fear..."; this piece is essential listening for every TopMedTalk listener who really cares about the experience of their patients. Hear what it was like to participate in the pioneering, tailored exercise training programme, The Encourage Trial. Also, find out about "the Buddy Scheme" and...