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Mastering Intensive Care

Dec 18, 2019

To celebrate the 50 episode milestone, podcast host and intensivist Andrew Davies (yes that’s me) is in the spotlight.

Having started the show to learn perspectives that could help me, as well as you, to be better and more human healthcare professionals, I’ve published 49 episodes with some amazing guests. Based on...

Nov 17, 2019

Climate change is a conversation we need to be having in Intensive Care circles.

Right now.

If the environmental catastrophe that is unfolding around us continues unabated there may no longer even be Intensive Care Units.

The rising global temperatures, the melting ice, the extreme weather events, and their impact on...

Oct 24, 2019

Are you a good communicator?

Can you identify the skills of optimal communication?

Might you sometimes respond to emotion with facts?

Communication is perhaps the most important thing we do in healthcare, let alone in life. And to support our patients in understanding their ill health and their healthcare needs...

Sep 23, 2019

Have you visited any of your past patients or their families in their homes?

Would this be difficult?

What might you learn?

Medicine is mostly a series of stories of people’s lives. This is a privilege we often overlook. In Intensive Care we usually only have a glimpse into each life, an almost unrecognisable flash...

Aug 29, 2019

What do you do for your patients around their dying experience?

Do you celebrate their lives and support those left behind in grief?

Could you bring more humanity to your ICU?


Whilst you and your ICU colleagues likely act with kindness much of the time, I suspect listening to this podcast will have you wondering...