Radiotherapy – Stalking, preparing for sport, and sharing personal info with patients

Fun & informative show this week – Master Doyle looked at preparing for sporting events and the medical risks, Dr Eva Green explored the mental health effects of daylight savings, and Dr Capri dissected the pro’s and con’s of sharing personal information with patients. Our special guest was Rachael Bauser from WIRE (http://www.wire.org.au/) discussing stalking,…

See Media

Writs & Cures – 774ABC radio – Music copyright and the blood bank

Bill explores the ins and outs of music copyright with respect to the song – “Happy Birthday to You.” Plus our special guest is Jennifer Williams, the CEO of the Australian Blood Bank explaining everything about donating and receiving blood products… Hmmm, very interesting!   http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/local/melbourne/writsandcures/201509/r1480467_21716942.mp3

See Media

Radiotherapy – Yoga, VCE exam stress, mandatory reporting & aphantasia!!

Get out your mat & whack on your stretchy lycra clobber – It’s time for yoga! Joining us on Radiotherapy are Claire Nettley and Grant Blashki – the current and past presidents of Yoga Australia. We explore all aspects of yoga – as a wellness tool, a muskulo-skeletal therapy, and as a psychotherapy. Also, we’re…

See Media

Writs & Cures – 774ABC – Sir Gus Nossal & recruiting for psychiatry

World-renowned immunologist and advocate for global health Sir Gustav Nossal joins the show to talk science, where it’s heading, and the challenges to global health in the next decades. We also have a look at why psychiatry is not a popular choice for medical graduates. https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/studying-psychiatry-sir-gustav/id1023534464?i=350134201&mt=2  

See Media

Writs & Cures – 774ABC – treating addiction & class action litigation

Melbourne lawyer Peter Gordon is probably best known as the president of the Western Bulldogs football team, but on this show he chats about his career as a class action lawyer taking on big tobacco and asbestos companies. The team also chat about whether you can force someone to undergo treatment for addictions. https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/treating-addiction-class-action/id1023534464?i=349617281&mt=2

See Media

Radiotherapy – Organ donation, new medical courses and allergies.

Donate Life’s Australian medical director Dr Helen Opdam joins the team to kick off Organ Donation Week 2015 and Prof Geoff McColl, head of the Melbourne Medical School talks about training young docs as well as his work on the PBAC deciding which medications get into Australia. There’s also a bit of discussion on allergies. Dr’s…

See Media