Boggled Docs

Dr Nik Kendrew

Be prepared for patients consulting about current sizzling media issues. This is the podcast for GPs and the primary care team that uses medicine in the media as a springboard for you to know what you need to know. You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BoggledDocs. What are you watching, listening to or reading that you’d like to tell us about, good or bad? Why not send us a voice message to give us your view? By sending us a voice message you are agreeing for it to be used in a future episode of Boggled Docs. Thanks! https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs

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Episodes

It's A Wonderful Life?
22-12-2023
It's A Wonderful Life?
Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined by GP and illustrator, Dr Jamie Hynes. They discuss what we can learn from the film 'It's A Wonderful Life' and from his own RCGP video ' GPs A Wonderful Life'.  Amongst other things, they talk about what burnout can look like, cold contacts trying to get us to sell our stake in a partnership, and how continuity of care is lifesaving.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and what's on our radar...New Headlineshttps://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1847884/kidney-failure-red-flag-ammonia-smell-in-urinehttps://www.dailystar.co.uk/health/tell-tale-sign-dementia-people-31713410https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2023/dec/20/risk-of-penile-fractures-rises-at-christmas-doctors-findhttps://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1843465/mulled-wine-high-cholesterol-blood-pressure#https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15674304/Radarhttps://www.attitude.co.uk/life/majority-of-lgbtqia-people-avoid-holding-hands-in-public-out-of-fear-study-finds-454534/https://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/iv-vitamin-drip-combat-hangover-reviewhttps://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/what-to-do-if-you-fall-ill-over-christmas-and-new-yearhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0gzj4y9Gp’s A Wonderful Lifehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujqo2aizOaghttps://bjgp.org/content/69/682/e356#:~:text=Patient%20consultations%20with%20own%20GP,with%20the%20patient%27s%20own%20GP.https://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.j84https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/6/e021161https://www.bmj.com/content/318/7197/1515https://bjgp.org/content/72/715/e84Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Strictly Enhancing
15-12-2023
Strictly Enhancing
Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined by GP, broadcaster, author and ambassador lead at the National Academy for Social Prescribing,  Dr Radha Modgil. They discuss what we can learn from the BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing'.  Amongst other things, they talk about loneliness, grief and the power of music.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and what's on our radar.News Headlineshttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12844937/Mariella-Frostrup-cholesterol-busting-jab.htmlhttps://www.dailystar.co.uk/health/women-health-gynaecological-cancer-types-31623197https://www.bodyform.co.uk/break-taboos/discover/eve-appeal-bodyform/https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1845102/heart-disease-symptoms-night-sleephttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/nov/26/dementia-uk-music-projectsRadarAnastrozolehttps://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/health/a45778496/anastrazole-breast-cancer-post-menopause-women/Red Whale Primary Care Pod:https://www.gp-update.co.uk/podcastUltra Processed Foodshttps://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/body/diet-nutrition/a45822192/ultra-processed-foods/Loneliness helplineshttps://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/older-peoples-helplinesNorovirushttps://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/how-to-spot-the-signs-and-symptoms-of-norovirusStrictly Come Dancing & Social prescribinghttps://collegeofmedicine.org.uk/study-finds-dance-health-project-reduces-falls-in-the-elderly-by-up-to-58-per-cent/NASP- the national charity that champions social prescribinghttps://socialprescribingacademy.org.ukTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Contraception In Crisis? Davina To The Rescue?!
27-06-2023
Contraception In Crisis? Davina To The Rescue?!
Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined again by the Red Whale Women's Health team: Dr Lucy Cox and Dr Helen Barnes . They discuss 'Davina McCall's Pill Revolution' which was recently on Channel 4.  Amongst other things, they consider the side effects of hormonal contraception,  and also how it’s important to dig a bit deeper to think about the reason that someone might tell us that certain services aren’t available on the NHS- when they are!… There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and what's on our radar.Davina McCall's Pill Revolution:https://www.channel4.com/programmes/davina-mccalls-pill-revolutionBrook contraception advice;https://www.brook.org.uk/topics/contraception/RCOG statement on Davina McCall's 'Pill Revolution':https://www.rcog.org.uk/news/rcog-statement-on-davina-mccalls-pill-revolution/FSRH President features in Davina McCall's 'Pill Revolution':https://www.fsrh.org/news/fsrh-president-features-in-davina-mccalls-pill-revolution/FSRH response to new study on use of combined and progestogen-only hormonal contraception and breast cancer risk:https://www.fsrh.org/news/fsrh-response-to-new-study-on-use-of-combined-and-progestogen/FSRH CEU response to published study:Association of Hormonal Contraception with Depression:https://www.fsrh.org/documents/ceu-response-to-published-study-association-of-hormonal/association-of-hc-with-depression.pdf'You don't get to tell me that!' Naga Munchetty enraged at criticism of her painful memory:https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-news/1454623/naga-munchetty-coil-pain-health-Twitter-backlash-BBC-5-Live-news-latest-update/ampTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
When people don't know what to say- finding the right words in a heartbreaking situation
21-04-2023
When people don't know what to say- finding the right words in a heartbreaking situation
Send us a Text Message.This time Nik is joined by Zoë Williamson, the Bereavement Services Team Lead: Scotland for Child Bereavement UK. They discuss the heartbreaking, yet inspirational ITV documentary 'Jason & Clara: In Memory of Maudie' in which actor Jason Watkins and his wife Clara Francis tell the emotional story of their daughter Maudie, who died suddenly from sepsis aged just two and a half in the early hours of New Year’s Day 2011. Amongst other things, they discuss what support there is for parents and siblings who find themselves in this tragic situation. They also cover how we can talk to little ones about death, and how everyone has their own unique journey when it comes to grief .There's also the usual look at the news headlines and what's on our radar at the moment. News Headlineshttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/soup-and-shake-diet-can-reverse-diabetes-ttlnb7kkqhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-truth-about-gel-manicures-beauty-facts-2023-9pvlw8x6mhttps://www.bad.org.uk/dermatologists-reiterate-artificial-nails-warning-and-risk-of-at-home-kits/Child Bereavement UKhttps://www.childbereavementuk.orghttps://www.childbereavementuk.org/Pages/Events/Category/festivals?Take=21RadarEmergency Phone AlertsWomen’s health magazinehttps://www.womenshealthmag.com/uk/health/a43640679/sunday-national-alert-test-domestic-abuse/Asthma on This Morning :Dr Nighat Arifhttps://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/as-heat-and-humidity-begin-to-rise-heres-how-to-cope-with-asthmaDr Philippa Kaye on Instagram: why you need progesterone with oestrogen for HRT if you have a womb https://www.instagram.com/reel/CrJIuCaI4MK/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=Jason & Clara: In Memory of Maudiehttps://www.itv.com/presscentre/ep1weekweek-13-2023-sat-25-mar-fri-31-mar/jason-clara-memory-maudiehttps://www.itv.com/watch/jason-and-clara-in-memory-of-maudie/10a1660Sepsis Trusthttps://sepsistrust.orTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Inside Autistic Minds
07-04-2023
Inside Autistic Minds
Send us a Text Message.This week Cheshire GP Dr Ali Smith, who has an interest in autism joins Nik to talk about the recent BBC documentary series 'Inside Our Autistic Minds' with Chris Packham. They discuss how four autistic people created their own short films to reveal to their family and friends how they're truly feeling inside- what's really going on in their autistic minds. Amongst other things, they talk about lightbulb moments, masking and sensory overload.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and what's on our radar at the moment.RadarThis Morning breast self examination https://twitter.com/drcakeykate/status/1640599883093557255?s=46&t=k1KgCXhurFPqMW660HXmaAJoint BMS FSRH RCGP RCOG SfE and RCN Women’s Health Forum safety alert https://thebms.org.uk/2023/04/joint-bms-fsrh-rcgp-rcog-sfe-and-rcn-womens-health-forum-safety-alert/High doses of HRThttps://twitter.com/boggleddocs/status/1642442444477280258?s=46&t=k1KgCXhurFPqMW660HXmaARed Whale Pearl on HRT and requests to prescribe high doses by HRT clinicshttps://twitter.com/gp_update/status/1643931560675098624?s=46&t=k1KgCXhurFPqMW660HXmaAInside our autistic minds BBC iPlayerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p0bbnh47/inside-our-autistic-mindshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0bbnh47https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2637nQGtTK1D8YPkCSnlyDN/information-and-support-autismBBC morning live shared resources on autism including Ambitious about AutismAmbitious about Autism offers information for parents of children with autism and 16 to 25 year olds, including an on line forum.Phone: 020 8815 5444Visit the Ambitious about Autism websiteNational Autistic Society:https://www.autism.org.uk/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw27mhBhC9ARIsAIFsETE7TE3F1Hd80NOAkp1sdZdxdOucvSW6DcgVw7csaTYZfHb5_sowbgcaArq_EALw_wcBFern Brady ‘Strong Female Character’https://www.waterstones.com/book/strong-female-character/fern-brady/9781914240447Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Dopesick: how we've all been sucked in to the opiate crisis.
24-03-2023
Dopesick: how we've all been sucked in to the opiate crisis.
Send us a Text Message.This week Nik is joined by Dr Caroline Greene who is a GP by background and lives in Cambridge. She's always had an interest in medical education, and has worked as a programme director supporting GP trainees. Now she spends most of her time working for Red Whale, developing their product and supporting their clinical team.They discuss the opiate crisis, how it originated across the pond and how it has impacted on the way we manage patients with chronic pain. They also talk about misbranding, misrepresenting data, and the destruction of relationships, careers, families and entire communities. Red Whale have kindly given us some of their chronic pain resources to share with you.There's also the usual look at the news headlines and in our new feature we see what's on our radar at the moment. News Headlineshttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11881541/Six-warning-signs-stomach-cancer-revealed.htmlhttps://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1748362/frontotemporal-dementia-symptomshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-64987074Dopesick on DisneyPlushttps://www.disneyplus.com/en-gb/series/dopesick/vaEHfF8OZHUPOn our radarhttps://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/body/health/a42460848/epilepsy/https://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/which-cough-medicines-have-been-withdrawn-from-sale-and-whyhttps://twitter.com/deeksj/status/1637866410616446979?s=46&t=k1KgCXhurFPqMW660HXmaAhttps://twitter.com/georgebellstarr/status/1637160554673451009?s=46&t=k1KgCXhurFPqMW660HXmaARed Whale resourcesChronic pain: communication skills and self-managementhttps://www.gp-update.co.uk/SM4/Mutable/Uploads/medialibrary/Chronic-pain-communication-skills-and-self-management_March-2023_final.pdfChronic pain: opiates and dependence-forming medicationshttps://www.gp-update.co.uk/SM4/Mutable/Uploads/medialibrary/Chronic-pain-and-dependence-forming-meTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Swimming Against The Tide
10-03-2023
Swimming Against The Tide
Send us a Text Message.For this episode, Nik is joined by Dr Hussain Al-Zubaidi, a GP based in Warwickshire with a very keen interest in lifestyle medicine. He's a lifestyle and physical activity champion for the RCGP, he's regularly on 'Steph's Packed Lunch' on Channel 4, he's also a Team GB AG Triathlete and  SWIM England clinical advisor. They talk about lifestyle medicine and physical activity and also the Netflix film " The Swimmers". Amongst other things, they discuss what drives someone to risk their life in an inflatable dinghy that isn’t fit for purpose; how a strong sense of self can help you, even in the gravest situations; and how a young woman from Syria fled her country and ended up competing in the Refugee Olympic Team.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and our new feature explores what's on our radar...UNICEF Earthquake appeal:https://www.unicef.org.uk/donate/syria-turkiye-earthquake/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgfuMmdbP_QIVwevtCh1itQJgEAAYASAAEgIyhPD_BwERed Cross Earthquake appeal:https://donate.redcross.org.uk/appeal/turkey-syria-earthquake-appeal?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgfuMmdbP_QIVwevtCh1itQJgEAAYAiAAEgLg-fD_BwERCGP Active Practice Charterhttps://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/mod/page/view.php?id=12583RCGP Physical Activity Hubhttps://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/mod/page/view.php?id=12610Resources from The Refugee Council:https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/get-support/services/therapeutic-wellbeing-resources/BMA Refugee and asylum seeker patient health toolkit: https://www.bma.org.uk/advice-and-support/ethics/refugees-overseas-visitors-and-vulnerable-migrants/refugee-and-asylum-seeker-patient-health-toolkitRCGPhttps://www.rcgp.org.uk/representing-you/policy-areas/asylum-seekersFull show notes: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1300702/12410927-swimming-against-the-tideTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Who Stole Christmas?
23-12-2022
Who Stole Christmas?
Send us a Text Message.This week the podcast is being guest edited by the ST3s from Chesterfield and the Derbyshire Dales GP Speciality Training Programme. They have found some CPD in the most unlikely place: a Christmas movie that’s been a family favourite for years! Nik is joined by guests Dr Georgia Lavender and Dr Hannah Newton, both ST3's from the editing team.Amongst other things, they’ll be discussing social isolation and loneliness at Christmas, the mental health burden this winter, and even find time to refresh our memories about how cardiomyopathy might present.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the past week in daytime TV. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmashttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Dr-Seuss-Grinch-Stole-Christmas/dp/B00FYNM9OShttps://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/ https://www.ageuk.org.uk/get-involved/brighter/ https://www.nhs.uk/every-mind-matters/lifes-challenges/loneliness/#supporthttps://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/conditions/cardiomyopathyTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Hear My Voice...
02-09-2022
Hear My Voice...
Send us a Text Message.This time, Nik is joined by Dr Selina Flinders who is a GP in North East Derbyshire and also the safeguarding children lead for her practice. They talk about the BBC drama ‘My Name Is Leon’. Amongst other things, they discuss the challenges of picking up subtle problems in our short primary care consultations; how it’s important to see things from the child’s point of view, and the red flags to look out for as things unravel in the  home. There’s also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV. Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:        boggleddocs@gmail.comDog on a mop!! https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cg__QTYj4J6/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=Selina song choices:Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think) - Jools Holland and guests https://open.spotify.com/track/0xOD2mFBUkHmRXkWJoywbf?si=W75hmP-HSTatuGLjgCeKdw&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Aenjoy%2520youBorn of frustration - Jameshttps://open.spotify.com/track/0xOD2mFBUkHmRXkWJoywbf?si=W75hmP-HSTatuGLjgCeKdw&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Aenjoy%2520youHeadlineshttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/aug/29/statin-cholesterol-lowering-drug-does-not-commonly-cause-muscle-pain-researcher-sayhttps://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)01545-8/fulltext#cestitle150https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1656238/cancer-symptoms-signs-loss-of-bowel-control-bowel-cancerMy Name Is Leonhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00184brhttps://www.thefosteringnetwork.org.ukhttps://learning.nspcc.org.uk/media/1622/statistics-briefing-looked-after-children.pdfNICE  on Looked After Children https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng26/Free course on Adverse Childhood Experiences: https://www.fairhealth.org.uk/course/aces BoTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Roar Like A Lion
16-08-2022
Roar Like A Lion
Send us a Text Message.This week, Chesterfield GP, GP Trainer and training programme director Dr Naren Senthil Nathan is back to talk to Nik, this time about the multi award winning film 'Lion' starring Dev Patel,  Sunny Pawar and Nicole Kidman. Amongst other things, they discuss the decision to look for your biological parents if you’re adopted, how adverse childhood experiences can have far reaching consequences, and how a simple conversation in the coffee room at work can either alienate or embrace a colleague …There's also  the usual look at the week's medical news headlines, the week in daytime TV and your tweets...Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comNaren’s song choices:Don’t Stop Me Now - Queenhttps://open.spotify.com/track/5T8EDUDqKcs6OSOwEsfqG7?si=F_1viXtoSqOvZCpkpif_4A&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Adont%2520Never Give Up - Sia https://open.spotify.com/track/1ssmjAYSU5PbmsjLq5yrNH?si=S_CzldLVROmYQcjjxkxKuA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Adont%2520give%2520up%2520siaPrevious episode about Ubuntu:https://www.buzzsprout.com/1300702/8602088-how-ubuntu-are-you-a-35-minute-documentary-that-could-change-your-lifeHeadlineshttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/aug/11/rise-in-popularity-of-anal-sex-has-led-to-health-problems-for-womenhttps://www.bmj.com/company/newsroom/doctors-reluctance-to-discuss-anal-sex-is-letting-down-young-women/https://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/378/bmj.o1975.full.pdfhttps://www.brook.org.ukDaytime TVStoma Bearhttps://twitter.com/bbcbreakfast/status/1554407369139970048?s=21LionAvailable to stream on Netflix in the UK,Also to purchase on Amazon Prime video, Apple TV and Google Play movies and TV. Please check your local service providers wherever you are in the world. Barnardoshttps://www.barnardos.org.uk/Adoption UKhttps://www.adoptionuk.org/First4AdoptionTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
On Yer Bike!
05-08-2022
On Yer Bike!
Send us a Text Message.This week, GP, mentor and primary care legend Dr Steve Pratt is back! He talks to Nik about what it's like to have a proper sabbatical, using the adventures of Youtuber Ed Pratt ( no relation!) as a springboard for their discussion. His 1000km challenge on a tandem, cycling England's hilliest coastline has more in common with primary care than you might think! Amongst other things, they discuss the amazing feeling when you can see a problem as an opportunity; how some patients might express their separation anxiety if you are planning some time away; and how taking a proper break can lead to life changing decisions…There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV.Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comSteve’s song choice:Empty Chairs At Empty Tables - Eddie Redmayne https://open.spotify.com/track/4DhKyhfimIJU6k4gvme5wA?si=ANktKJyhRAO26YElOfet2w&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Aempty(Headlines and daytime TV in main show notes)Ed Pratt ‘1000km on a tandem bicycle! Ep.1. Cycling England’s hilliest coastline’https://youtu.be/GiuWTDC7OwATaking a sabbaticalhttps://www.nhs24.scot/data/uploads/PDF/Human_resources/NHS%2024%20Career%20Break%20Policy.pdfhttps://www.bmj.com/content/316/7127/s2-7127.abstracthttps://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/295/6599/644.full.pdfhttps://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2018/03/16/samantha-anthony-career-breaks-should-be-supported-not-feared/Boggled Docs song of the week:‘Right by your side’ by Betty Boo featuring David Grayhttps://open.spotify.com/track/5LYgFUzobPLoenrDO7pBL7?si=PxqlfkLAQtiImGtvFaVPqA&context=spotify%3Aartist%3A5hMCIlD2CIuOBcWPHuQXKJDISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.  Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Heartflutter
28-06-2022
Heartflutter
Send us a Text Message.This week Dr Ben Lovell is back! He's a twitter legend, author, associate professor of medical education and  consultant in acute internal medicine at UCLH, where he's also the postgraduate lead for acute medicine.  As it's Pride month, he talks to Nik about the Netflix drama 'Heartstopper' and the issues it deals with. Amongst other things they discuss coming out, the importance of role models and challenging stereotypes. There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV.Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comBen’s song choice: Ghost- Indigo Girls https://open.spotify.com/track/2MEeX1MIF33VUw15pTmBfR?si=E_1rM3j5RIiQkL0_xBAGXA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Aindigo%2520girls%2520Headlines https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1631369/cancer-symptoms-nausea-after-eating-stomach-cancer-signshttps://www.dailystar.co.uk/health/wearing-your-belt-tight-could-27319275https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1631321/cancer-hair-loss-early-higher-risk-later-lifehttps://www.annalsofoncology.org/article/S0923-7534(19)38396-6/pdfDaytime TVHeadacheshttps://thismorningitv.page.link/KYKzJfCr7QTtUgWs9Polio https://thismorningitv.page.link/RQnTz6snG9q7xXrr5MS https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1540253563103985664?s=12MS Society Video https://twitter.com/mssocietyuk/status/1540253141987467266?s=12Heartstopper - Netflixhttps://www.itgetsbetter.org.uk/https://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice/coming-out-0https://www.brook.org.uk/your-life/coming-out/https://comingoutstoriespodcast.com/Boggled docs song of the weekWhy Am I Like This? Orla Gartland Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
The Mind And Body Coach
11-06-2022
The Mind And Body Coach
Send us a Text Message.This week, North London GP Partner and GP Trainer Dr Jess Harland joins Nik again to discuss the recent BBC documentary 'Joe Wicks: Facing My Childhood'.  They discuss the far reaching effects that the illness of a parent can have on a child- something that is very relevant to primary care clinicians, especially in light of the pandemic. There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the past week in daytime TV.Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comJess song choices:Harry Styles- As It Washttps://open.spotify.com/track/4LRPiXqCikLlN15c3yImP7?si=tQyQVO8UTgWs0xmewlECPQ&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Aas%2520it%2520wasOneRepublic- I Ain’t Worried https://open.spotify.com/track/73PAbYaVbnFG0tQ4aBfxeN?si=_VdOrX7fRHWGFhVP9XWSXg&context=spotify%3Aalbum%3A3tjIKRAPBy5Qu4z8F5HmBzHeadlines https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/health-news/18775162/dna-tests-at-gp-surgery-to-spot-cancer-risk/https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1623145/lung-cancer-symptoms-finger-clubbing-signshttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/jun/06/living-with-tourette-syndrome-tics-symptoms-skin-tearinghttps://www.thesun.co.uk/health/18704690/deborah-james-inspired-loo-roll-signs-bowel-cancer/Joe Wicks: Facing My Childhoodhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0c3qmzy/joe-wicks-facing-my-childhoodACEs:Video:https://youtu.be/0tyZnASq8aQhttps://www.youngminds.org.uk/https://www.themix.org.uk/https://ourtime.org.uk/Boggled Docs song of the week:Tobago and D’Lime- Jump In The Line https://open.spotify.com/track/1VC11olMGOQmLbam8FRpOF?si=BCCCiPMQQviVm6ks66RqcA&context=spotify%3Aalbum%3A0I02Py2xStavRaa5vG0KmSDISCLAIMER: The content iTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Can Red Pandas Help Start Difficult Conversations?
13-05-2022
Can Red Pandas Help Start Difficult Conversations?
Send us a Text Message.This week the podcast is being guest edited by the ST3s from Chesterfield and the Derbyshire Dales GP Speciality Training Programme.  Nik has a fantastic guest in GP ST3 Dr Nathan Gillick, and they discuss the Disney Pixar film 'Turning Red' and what we can learn from it. Amongst other things, they talk about neurodiversity- how a new diagnosis can be upsetting, and how compassion is so important to anyone who’s had a challenge to their self image.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the past week in daytime TV.Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comNathan’s song choicesDon’t Stop Me Now- Queenhttps://open.spotify.com/track/6e3y6sczcHWehxZo528OZ7?si=gOOb8Lj5Q2yCNlXIKcK5PA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Adon%25E2%2580%2599t%2520stopChopin: Nocturnes https://open.spotify.com/album/2aoSpTAjFaMvaZeruqnCVv?si=Jtv1z87cTM2uQ6pvBHXe_wTurning Redhttps://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/derbyshire/build-sound-minds/How to ADHDhttps://youtu.be/xMWtGozn5jUSome resources to help with patients who are, or who think that are autistic:ASC: https://psychology-tools.com/test/autism-spectrum-quotientA wider range of screening tools (with commentary):  https://embrace-autism.com/autism-tests/TV programme:  https://www.channel4.com/programmes/are-you-autisticWomen and girls with autism:Article: https://www.autism.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/what-is-autism/autistic-women-and-girlsScreening tool for women: https://tonyattwood.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/GQ-ASC-Adult-Women_.pdfTony Attwood – good mental health for women and girls with Autism https://youtu.be/-n6IWTRVGegWomen and Autism – what’s the difference? https://youtu.be/yKzWbDPisNkBoggled Docs song of the week:Gold Forever - For TomBy The Wantedhttps://open.spotify.com/trTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Focus Your Mind On The Menopause
06-05-2022
Focus Your Mind On The Menopause
Send us a Text Message.This week Nik is joined by the Red Whale Women's Health team: Dr Lucy Cox and Dr Helen Barnes . They discuss 'Davina McCall: Sex, Mind and the Menopause' which was recently on Channel 4, and the potential impact of a TV documentary trumpeting very early research as a breakthrough. They look at what we do know about  HRT and cognitive function,  clarify the British Menopause Society’s position,  and consider how HRT and testosterone, though very important, may not suit everyone. There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV.Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comOuttake from the Women’s Health course (someone gets a fit of the giggles):https://twitter.com/nikkendrew/status/1337328975878696961?s=21Lucy song choice:Cabaret - Liza Minnelli https://open.spotify.com/track/7AFy1aN1RQVgGOXzCtrK87?si=7SgLs0jcS9GeTkE7nPM-IA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Alife%2520is%2520a%2520cabaret%2520%2520Helen’s song choice:Tonight Belongs To You-  The cast of Netflix’s ‘The Prom’ https://open.spotify.com/track/2nGX74qdw2lLaNhBIC5ftf?si=IatTlYCdTFWqEgBcGgD_SA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Atonight%2520belongBMS comment on Channel 4 programme: Davina McCall: Sex, Myths and the Menopausehttps://thebms.org.uk/2022/05/bms-comment-on-channel-4-programme-davina-mccall-sex-myths-and-the-menopause/Red Whale menopause GEMS https://www.gp-update.co.uk/SM4/Mutable/Uploads/medialibrary/HRT-GEMS-May-2022.pdfRed Whale: Menopause, HRT and cognitionhttps://www.gp-update.co.uk/SM4/Mutable/Uploads/medialibrary/Menopause-HRT-and-cognition-May-2022.pdfUpcoming Red Whale Women’s health events: Menopause Course                                                       20 May 2022Women’s Health Course                                             29 June 2022Contraception and sexual health course           14 July 2022To book:https://www.gp-update.co.uk/webinarshttps://www.gp-update.co.uk/online-courses?tabFocus=tab1DISCLAIMER: TheTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Frozen (shoulder)
30-04-2022
Frozen (shoulder)
Send us a Text Message.This week, Nik is joined by East Lancashire GP and Red Whale presenter, Dr Mike Horsfield. They discuss the groundbreaking BBC show 'Your Body Uncovered with Kate Garraway' which uses cutting edge VR technology to allow patients to look inside their own bodies to see what's wrong with them. They focus on the debilitating condition of frozen shoulder, and consider its diagnosis and management. There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV.Twitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs#BDdoseEmail:       boggleddocs@gmail.comMike song choice:Bicycle Race- Queen https://open.spotify.com/track/5FYslb39kAXnPmxSsJyzC5?si=WTMsYvvzSrSSG_KXRF70yQ&context=spotify%3Asearch%3AbicycDaytime TVAsthma inhalers https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1516418484116328461?s=21Hay fever https://thismorningitv.page.link/WLzdLN6aRhd24HD99Health headlines https://thismorningitv.page.link/C6LQqLar4hX4NmvD6Davina McCall: Sex, Mind and the MenopauseDavina explores how menopause can affect the mind as well as the body, with memory loss and brain fog decimating women at work. And the latest on hormone therapy and women and testosterone. https://www.channel4.com/programmes/davina-mccall-sex-mind-and-the-menopauseYour Body Uncovered With Kate Garrawayhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00151j8/your-body-uncovered-with-kate-garraway-series-1-episode-1GPCPD on Frozen Shoulder ( if you have a subscription) :https://gpcpd.com/handbook/GP%20Update/Musculoskeletal%20Medicine/Frozen%20shoulderNICE CKS Frozen Shoulderhttps://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/shoulder-pain/management/frozen-shoulder/Lancet 2020 UK FROSThttps://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31965-6/fulltextBoggled Docs song of the week is‘It’s A Sin’ from Years and Years https://open.spotify.com/track/1CBD8aOExhsuPedP2P0wVi?si=8pEMt_sbRjyeVHlTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Are We In The Middle Of A Sleep Crisis?
22-04-2022
Are We In The Middle Of A Sleep Crisis?
Send us a Text Message.This week Nik is joined by Dr Ian Wood and Dr Dimitri Gavriloff. Ian is a GP in Windsor, clinical director at EMIS and UK clinical lead at Big Health. Dimitri is a senior clinical psychologist and sleep medicine specialist, he works at the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute at the University of Oxford, and he runs a non-respiratory sleep disorders service at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. They discuss the recent BBC documentary 'How To Sleep Well With Michael Mosley' and consider if we're in the middle of a sleep crisis and what treatments are available for our patients. There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV.Twitter:       @BoggledDocsInstagram: @BoggledDocsEmail:            boggleddocs@gmail.comIan song choice:Under Pressure - David Bowie and Queen https://open.spotify.com/track/5oidljiMjeJTWUGZ4TfFea?si=RxzcKYo0QqaOwLf5T94CoA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Aunder%2520pressureDimitri song choice:Rome wasn’t built in a day - Morcheeba https://open.spotify.com/track/6lsumzVFKP9SnfKcuGwqVp?si=_y7Kt5LJTBqmO2UXbYSE2A&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Arome%2520Horizon: How to Sleep Well with Michael Mosleyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0015y9l/horizon-2022-how-to-sleep-well-with-michael-mosleyNICE CKS Insomniahttps://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/insomnia/Sleep censushttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/10wh9mPTwTT740bz74MnY33/the-uk-sleep-censusThe Big Health NHS page with details of where Sleepio is available https://www.bighealth.com/nhs/ Sleepio https://www.bighealth.com/sleepio/ Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine (CPD modules available) Oxford Two-Day Masterclass in CBT for Insomnia (Runs three times per year) Dimitri also regularly offers training for clinicians (e.g. GP trainees, clinical psychology trainees, nurse practitioners etc) that he does through his private practice (www.sleepwelloxford.com). NationTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.
Never Forget Who She Was
14-04-2022
Never Forget Who She Was
Send us a Text Message.This week, Nik is joined again by Dr Lee David a GP and CBT therapist who works for NHS Practitioner Health.  They discuss the hard hitting and very moving Channel 4 documentary 'Nikki Grahame: Who Is She?' which is a tribute to the much-loved reality TV star who had a lifelong struggle with anorexia, which led to her untimely death in 2021. Amongst other things, they talk about how we can help patients and families affected by an eating disorder, when to refer a patient for help and what strategies we can use to help our patients whilst they are waiting for specialist input.There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV.Lee song choice:Take Care Of You - Ella Hendersonhttps://open.spotify.com/track/2kbyRDg6kl93XexpXSbZxw?si=MheTMHq8SaOQul04JvBkfA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3Atake%2520care%2520of%2520yiu10 Minutes to Better Mental Health: A Step-by-Step Guide for Teens Using CBT and Mindfulnesshttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Minutes-Better-Mental-Health-Step/dp/1787755568/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?crid=YIEI4R7EU6YX&keywords=lee+david+cbt&qid=1649885822&s=books&sprefix=lee+david%2Cstripbooks%2C85&sr=1-1Headlineshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-60989825Tweet from Beat:https://twitter.com/beated/status/1511633418769022978?s=21Beat : Advice for Eating Out with Calorie Labellinghttps://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/get-information-and-support/get-help-for-myself/advice-for-eating-out-with-calorie-labelling/Nikki Grahame: Who Is She?Beat helplines:https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/get-information-and-support/get-help-for-myself/i-need-support-now/helplines/SCOFF Questionnairehttp://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents/866/SCOFF%20Questionnaire.pdfNICE CKS on Eating Disordershttps://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/eating-disorders/https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/Resources/Looking-After-Yourself/Disordered-EatingBoggled DocTwitter: @BoggledDocs Instagram: @BoggledDocs #BDdose #BDRadarSend us a voice note: https://www.speakpipe.com/BoggledDocs Email: boggleddocs@gmail.comLinks:https://linktr.ee/BoggledDocs DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.