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Mar 1, 2020

Global health is something TopMedTalk listeners are naturally passionate about; here you can listen to the keynote address from the 42nd President of The United States, Bill Clinton, to the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit.

273,077 lives have been saved over the last 7 years with over 90,000 of those in...

Feb 16, 2020

Please do all you can to help share this a hugely important piece, both for practitioners and patients. Adverse outcomes can be avoided, stories like the one on this podcast are fuel in the engine of those who advocate true perioperative care.

If you want to help go to the Greater National Advocates website here:

Feb 9, 2020

What is POPS (Proactive care for Older People undergoing Surgery) and how have things gone since this service was introduced to Guy's and St Thomas's back in 2004? How does the team apply the techniques of this programme to the perioperative pathway of a patient? Would a service like this be useful at your practice?...

Feb 2, 2020

How do the insights of a 'medical linguistic anthropologist' impact upon our understanding of 'shared decision making'? How do patients make decisions about surgery? When, in the perioperative process, do they decide what is best for them?

Does patient autonomy actually even exist?

A bubble bursting conversation with a...

Jan 26, 2020

A discussion about consent, staying on the right side of the law, shared decision making and 'The Montgomery case' which has defined a Doctor's duty in these sorts of areas.

Presented by Monty Mythen with Desiree Chappell and their guests Hugh Montgomery, and Paul Sankey, Enable Law partner and Clinical Negligence...