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Mastering Intensive Care

Nov 29, 2021

Whilst some people choose to run long distances, caring for patients in the ICU is not supposed to feel like an ultramarathon.

If you work in the complex, high stress, emotion-generating environment of an ICU, it might sometimes feel like you are the logistics organiser of an ultimate endurance event, but you...

Nov 22, 2021

Just like a surf beach shore, waves of COVID-19 keep crashing over the world’s Intensive Care Units. The waves have been unpredictable and pattern less, ravaging the ICUs and the people that work in them, often inconceivably.

In this second episode of the “Persevering Through A Pandemic” series, you’ll hear from...

Nov 15, 2021

Are you sick of COVID?

How have you coped in this pandemic?

And what’s it actually felt like to live and work throughout this last two years?


Concerned for the wellbeing of healthcare professionals in the hardest hit ICUs during the COVID-19 pandemic, I interviewed a group of clinicians previously featured on the...

Nov 10, 2021

I’m trying something different on Mastering Intensive Care.

Welcome to a special series named “Persevering Through A Pandemic”.

Aghast at the stories I’d heard from Intensive Care colleagues amid large COVID-19 surges I approached several previous podcast guests in countries that had been harder hit than...