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Dragon Bytes Paediatric Podcast

English, Education, 1 seasons, 145 episodes, 2 days 18 hours 51 minutes
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Https://www.dragonbytespodcast.com Twitter: @dragon_bytes Home of Dragon Bytes paediatric podcast. A medical education podcast created in Wales. The podcasts are made by paediatricians and aimed at trainee paediatricians or anyone interested in child health. Our podcasts cover a range of themes. Join us to find out about clinical topics in paediatrics, get advice on exams and assessments if you’re a trainee paediatrician, get career advice, or just listen in to our chats with paediatricians about their areas of non-clinical interest. There’s a new main episode every Monday and on Thursdays you’ll get a bonus episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, aimed at healthcare students, where you’ll get a quick summary of common paediatric conditions. Remember this is for educational purposes only and any advice heard here is not meant to supersede national or local guidelines where you work. Founded by Dr Stacey Harris and Dr Assim Javaid.
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Progress+ Part 2

In this episode of Dragon Bytes we chat to Dr Cathryn Chadwick (Vice President for Training and Assessment, RCPCH) and Dr Emma Dyer (Chair of the Trainees Network, RCPCH), about the new Progress+ curriculum that is being brought into action later this year. Part 2 of 2.
04/07/202343 minutes 4 seconds
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Progress+ Part 1

In this episode of Dragon Bytes we chat to Dr Cathryn Chadwick (Vice President for Training and Assessment, RCPCH) and Dr Emma Dyer (Chair of the Trainees Network, RCPCH), about the new Progress+ curriculum that is being brought into action later this year. Part 1 of 2.
27/06/202333 minutes 22 seconds
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Dreamflight

This week our Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Zoe Johnson, are joined by two members of the Dreamflight charity, Dr Chris Course and Gillian Ticehirst, Together they discuss the Dreamflight charity and what healthcare professionals can do to help.
13/03/202345 minutes 55 seconds
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OOP - University Hospital of Wales Teaching Fellow

As part of our series exploring opportunities that trainees can take advantage of while going out of programme, Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) discusses the teaching fellowship available at the University Hospital of Wales with Dr Sian Williams (Paediatric Trainee, Wales).
06/02/202333 minutes 4 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Fragile X Syndrome

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Georgia Parry (former Cardiff University medical student, now qualified Doctor) speaks to Dr Emily Sloper (Clinical Genetics Registrar) about Fragile X Syndrome.
30/01/202315 minutes 4 seconds
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Rheumatology - Investigating Arthritis

This week our Dragon Bytes host, Dr Assim Javaid, is joined by Dr Dana Beasley (General Paediatrician, Morriston Hospital, Swansea) and Dr Nick Wilkinson (Consultant Paediatrician specialising in Rheumatology and Chronic Pain, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff). Together they discuss how ti investigate cases of suspected arthritis.
23/01/202327 minutes 9 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Brain Tumours

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Georgia Parry (former Cardiff University medical student, now qualified Doctor) speaks to Dr Blanche Lumb (Paediatric Trainee, Wales) about brain tumours.
16/01/202317 minutes 29 seconds
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OOPE - GOSH Simulation Fellow

As part of our series on out of programme experiences, Drgon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid chats to Dr Laura Potts, a Welsh paediatric trainee, about her year out as a simulation fellow at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London,
09/01/202319 minutes 25 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Abdominal Masses

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Georgia Parry (former Cardiff University medical student, now qualified Doctor) speaks to Dr Blanche Lumb (Paediatric Trainee, Wales) about abdominal masses.
02/01/202321 minutes 5 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Pneumonia

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Alex Richards (former Cardiff University medical student, now qualified Doctor) speaks to Dr Tommy Isaac about pneumonia.
05/12/202224 minutes 53 seconds
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Reflection - A Teaching Discussion

This episode is all about improving our clinical reflections. Dragon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid discusses a case of life-trheatening asthma with Dr Malcolm Gajraj (Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant, University Hospital of Wales). Dr Gajraj uses this as an opportunity to explore Dr Javaid's understanding of the situation, to give some teaching around the topic, and to help him think more deeply about his reflections in the future. Note - The case discussed in the podcast is entirely fictitious.
28/11/202224 minutes 16 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Appendicitis

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Emily Jenkinson (Swansea University Medical Student) speaks to Ms Carmen Francis (Surgical Trainee, Wales Deanery) about appendicitis.
21/11/202212 minutes 33 seconds
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Haematology - Neonatal Thrombocytopaenia Part 2

This week's episode is the second of a two-parter about neonatal thrombocytopenia. Dragon Bytes host, Dr Megha Jagga, discusses this topic with Dr Indu Thakar (Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, University Hospital of Wales). Part 2 of 2.
14/11/202220 minutes 6 seconds
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Haematology - Neonatal Thrombocytopaenia Part 1

This week's episode is the first of a two-parter about neonatal thrombocytopenia. Dragon Bytes host, Dr Megha Jagga, discusses this topic with Dr Indu Thakar (Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, University Hospital of Wales). Part 1 of 2.
07/11/202219 minutes 14 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Intussusception

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Emily Jenkinson (Swansea University Medical Student) speaks to Ms Carmen Francis (Surgical Trainee, Wales Deanery) about intussusception.
31/10/202213 minutes
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Rheumatology - Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Part 2

This week we continue our episode on juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Dragon Bytes host, Dr Assim Javaid, is joined by Dr Dana Beasley (General Paediatrician, Morriston Hospital, Swansea) and Dr Nick Wilkinson (Consultant Paediatrician specialising in Rheumatology and Chronic Pain, University Hospital of Wales) to discuss this topic. Part 2 of 2.
24/10/202230 minutes 54 seconds
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Rheumatology - Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Part 1

This week our Dragon Bytes host, Dr Assim Javaid, is joined by Dr Dana Beasley (General Paediatrician, Morriston Hospital, Swansea) and Dr Nick Wilkinson (Consultant Paediatrician specialising in Rheumatology and Chronic Pain, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Together they discuss juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Part 1 of 2.
17/10/202225 minutes 19 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Head Injuries

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. In this episode of Dragon Bytes Basics, Alex Richards (Cardiff University Medical Student) speaks to Dr Tom Cromarty (Paediatric Emergency Medicine Trainee, University Hospital of Wales) about head injuries in children.
10/10/202227 minutes 3 seconds
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Pharmacology - Antibiotics in Neonates - Part 2

In this week's episode of Dragon Bytes, our hosts, Dr Sian Williams and Dr Assim Javaid, continue their discussion about neonatal pharmacology with paediatric pharmacist, Tom Wyllie (University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff). Part 2 of 2.
26/09/202227 minutes 6 seconds
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Pharmacology - Antibiotics in Neonates - Part 1

In this week's episode of Dragon Bytes, our hosts, Dr Sian Williams and Dr Assim Javaid, discuss neonatal pharmacology with paediatric pharmacist, Tom Wyllie (University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff). Part 1 of 2.
20/09/202227 minutes 8 seconds
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COVID-19 in Children - RCPCH and Health Policies

In the final part of our Covid in Children series, Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Assim Javaid, are joined by Dr Camilla Kingdon, the President of the RCPCH, and Dr David Tuthill, RCPCH Officer for Wales. Together they discuss how the RCPCH reacted to the evidence around COVID in children as it came to light, used the evidence to form policies then communicated those policies to the public.
12/07/202235 minutes 39 seconds
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COVID-19 in Children - Long COVID Part 2

This week we continue our new sub-series all about COVID-19 in children. This week Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Assim Javaid discusses long COVID with Dr Liz Whittaker (Consultant paediatric infectious diseases and lecturer in paediatric infection and immunity, St Mary's Hospital). Part 2 of 2.
04/07/202225 minutes 56 seconds
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COVID-19 in Children - Long COVID Part 1

This week we continue our new sub-series all about COVID-19 in children. This week Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Assim Javaid discusses long COVID with Dr Liz Whittaker (Consultant paediatric infectious diseases and lecturer in paediatric infection and immunity, St Mary's Hospital). Part 1 of 2.
09/05/202223 minutes 35 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Coeliac Disease Part 2

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about Coeliac Disease. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Emily Jenkinson, talks to Dr Buthaina Buzakuk, a paediatric registrar with a specialist interest in gastroenterology. Part 2 of 2.
05/05/202217 minutes 11 seconds
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COVID-19 in Children - PIMS TS

This week we continue our new sub-series all about COVID-19 in children. This week Dragon Bytes host Dr Tom Cromarty discusses PIMS TS (known as MIS-C in the USA) with Dr Jennifer Evans (General Paediatrician with a specialist interest in Infectious Disease, Noah's Ark Children's Hospital, Cardiff).
03/05/202240 minutes 11 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Coeliac Disease Part 1

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about Coeliac Disease. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Emily Jenkinson, talks to Dr Buthaina Buzakuk, a paediatric registrar with a specialist interest in gastroenterology. Part 1 of 2.
29/04/202212 minutes 1 second
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COVID-19 in Children - The Virus Part 2

This week we continue our new sub-series all about COVID-19 in children. In the first episode, Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Assim Javaid speak to Dr Alasdair Munro (Paediatric registrar and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in paediatric infectious disease at the University Hospital Southampton)about the virus and vaccines. Part 2 of 2.
25/04/202238 minutes 6 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Noonan Syndrome

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about Noonan Syndrome. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Cardiff University medical student, Georgia Parry, talks to Dr Emily Sloper, a registrar in clinical genetics.
21/04/202212 minutes 54 seconds
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COVID-19 in Children - The Virus Part 1

This week we kick off a new sub-series all about COVID-19 in children. In the first episode, Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Assim Javaid speak to Dr Alasdair Munro (Paediatric registrar and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in paediatric infectious disease at the University Hospital Southampton)about the virus and vaccines. Part 1 of 2.
18/04/202235 minutes 45 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Pyloric Stenosis

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about pyloric stenosis. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Emily Jenkinson, talks to Miss Carmen Francis, a surgical trainee in Wales.
14/04/202213 minutes 35 seconds
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OOP - Simulation Fellow - Bristol Children's Hospital

This week we kick off a new sub-series, "OOP! There It Is!", in which we discuss out of programme experiences with paediatric trainees who've taken some time out of training to persue areas of interest. In this first episode Dragon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid talks to Dr Laura Crosby, the current Simulation Fellow at Bristol Children's Hospital, all about her time doing this fellowship.
11/04/202229 minutes 42 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Developmental Milestones Part 4

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about developmental milestones. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Francis Beynon, talks to Dr Alice Knight, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 4 of 4.
07/04/202211 minutes 54 seconds
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Behind The Scenes - Head of School Part 2

We kick off a new sub-series this week with "Behind the Scenes", where we try to give trainees an understanding of all the goings on behind closed doors that lead to our training programme. In this first episode Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Rebecca Jones speak to Dr Geraint Morris, Head of School for Paediatrics, HEIW). Part 2 of 2. If you want to support Dragon Bytes, head to www.patreon.com/dragonbytes
04/04/202227 minutes 4 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Developmental Milestones Part 3

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about developmental milestones. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Francis Beynon, talks to Dr Alice Knight, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 3 of 4.
31/03/202214 minutes 30 seconds
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Behind The Scenes - Head of School Part 1

We kick off a new sub-series this week with "Behind the Scenes", where we try to give trainees an understanding of all the goings on behind closed doors that lead to our training programme. In this first episode Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Rebecca Jones speak to Dr Geraint Morris, Head of School for Paediatrics, HEIW). Part 1 of 2. If you want to support Dragon Bytes, head to www.patreon.com/dragonbytes
28/03/202227 minutes 38 seconds
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Reflective Models Part 2

This week Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Rebecca Jones are joined by Dr Pramodh Vallebheneni (paediatric consultant, Morriston Hospital and enthusiastic educationalist) to discuss some reflective models. The aim is to offer some examples for those unfamiliar with reflective models to help with their portfolio work. This week Gibbs. Part 2 of 2.
13/12/202136 minutes 19 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Developmental Milestones Part 2

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about developmental milestones. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Francis Beynon, talks to Dr Alice Knight, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 2.
09/12/202116 minutes 28 seconds
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Reflective Models Part 1

This week Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Rebecca Jones are joined by Dr Pramodh Vallebheneni (paediatric consultant, Morriston Hospital and enthusiastic educationalist) to discuss some reflective models. The aim is to offer some examples for those unfamiliar with reflective models to help with their portfolio work. This week Schön and Rolfe. Part 1 of 2.
06/12/202129 minutes 59 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Developmental Milestones Part 1

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about developmental milestones. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Francis Beynon, talks to Dr Alice Knight, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 1.
02/12/202117 minutes 5 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Leukaemia

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about leukaemia. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Cardiff University medical student, Georgia Parry, talks to Dr Blanche Lumb, a paediatric registrar in Wales.
25/11/202114 minutes 1 second
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Neonatal Jaundice Part 2

This week's episode is hosted by Dr Megha Jagga. She speaks to Dr Olayinka Kowobari (Consultant Neonatologist, Royal Stoke Hospital) all about neonatal jaundice. Part 2 of 2.
22/11/202130 minutes 51 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Croup

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about croup. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Francis Beynon, talks to Dr Blanche Lumb, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 1 of 2.
17/11/202120 minutes 38 seconds
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Neurodisability Grid Advice

This week we aim to help trainees aiming to apply for the neurodisability grid training programme. Dr Assim Javaid, Dragon Bytes Host, discusses the application and interview process with current neurodisability grid trainee, Dr Sophie Evans(North East Deanery).
15/11/202128 minutes 49 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Meningitis Part 2

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week we continue our discussion about meningitis and meningococcal disease. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Cardiff University medical student, Stephanie Windsor talks to Dr Megha Jagga, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 2 of 2.
12/11/202116 minutes 41 seconds
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Neonatal Jaundice Part 1

This week's episode is hosted by Dr Megha Jagga. She speaks to Dr Olayinka Kowobari (Consultant Neonatologist, Royal Stoke Hospital) all about neonatal jaundice. Part 1 of 2.
08/11/202131 minutes 3 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Meningitis Part 1

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about meningitis and meningococcal disease. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Cardiff University medical student, Stephanie Windsor talks to Dr Megha Jagga, a paediatric registrar in Wales. Part 1 of 2.
04/11/202115 minutes 49 seconds
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Immunology & Infectious Disease Grid Advice

This week we aim to help trainees aiming to apply for an immunology or infectious disease grid training programme. Dr Assim Javaid, Dragon Bytes Host, discusses the application and interview process with current Immunology Grid trainee Dr Ben Shillitoe (Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield).
01/11/202143 minutes 40 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Innocent Murmurs

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week we learn about innocent murmurs. Dragon Bytes Basics host, and Swansea University medical student, Francis Beynon talks to Dr Assim Javaid (Registrar in Paediatric Emergency Medicine) all about recognising innocent murmurs.
28/10/202113 minutes 29 seconds
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Academia - Study Types Part 2

This week we continue our episode on study types. Dragon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid is joined by Dr Mallinath Chakraborty (Consultant in Neonatology, University Hospital of Wales), a clinician who is actively involved in the field of research. They discuss how data from research is synthesized in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Part 2 of 2.
25/10/202124 minutes 38 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Trisomy 21 Part 2

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week we continue with the second half of the episode about Trisomy 21. Dragon Bytes Basics host Siena Hayes, a medical student from Cardiff University, is joined by Dr Francesca Norris, a registrar in community paediatrics, to give an introduction to the topic. Part 2 of 2.
21/10/202115 minutes 49 seconds
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Academia - Study Types Part 1

This week we start looking into academia and research. Dragon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid is joined by Dr Mallinath Chakraborty (Consultant in Neonatology, University Hospital of Wales), a clinician who is actively involved in the field of research. They discuss the different types of research studies used in healthcare research. Part 1 of 2.
18/10/202134 minutes 29 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Trisomy 21 Part 1

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. This week's episode is about Trisomy 21. Dragon Bytes Basics host Siena Hayes, a medical student from Cardiff University, is joined by Dr Francesca Norris, a registrar in community paediatrics, to give an introduction to the topic. Part 1 of 2.
14/10/202115 minutes 32 seconds
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Child Poverty Part 2

This week's episode of Dragon Bytes is the second part of our chat about child poverty. Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Rebecca Jones and Dr Tom Cromarty are joined by two paediatric consultants with an interest in this area, Dr Julie Ann Maney (Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children) and Dr Ian Sinha (Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, Alder Hey Hospital). Part 2 of 2.
11/10/202137 minutes 4 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Bronchiolitis Part 2

Dragon Bytes Basics - This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. We continue this week with Bronchiolitis. Alex Richards, one of the medical students in Cardiff University and a presenter for Dragon Bytes Basics, is joined by Dr Tommy Isaac, a paediatric registrar in Wales. They’re going to talk through some of the basics of Bronchiolitis together. Part 2 of 2.
07/10/202111 minutes 7 seconds
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Child Poverty Part 1

This week's episode of Dragon Bytes is about Child Poverty. Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Rebecca Jones and Dr Tom Cromarty are joined by two paediatric consultants with an interest in this area, Dr Julie Ann Maney (Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children) and Dr Ian Sinha (Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, Alder Hey Hospital). Part 1 of 2.
04/10/202133 minutes 18 seconds
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Dragon Bytes Basics - Bronchiolitis Part 1

Join us this week for the inaugural episode of dragon bytes basics! This subseries is aimed at teaching some basic paediatric concepts to healthcare students. Each week medical students from Wales will be joined by a paediatric doctor to discuss common paediatric conditions. These episodes are just introductions and aren’t meant to replace standard revision – remember there will be some regional variations in practice and practice will change as new evidence comes to light. However, this is paediatrics made easy to help listeners get their heads around some thing new. We kick off this week with Bronchiolitis. Alex Richards, one of the medical students in Cardiff and a presenter for Dragon Bytes Basics, is joined by Dr Tommy Isaac, a paediatric registrar in Wales. They’re going to talk through some of the basics of Bronchiolitis together. Part 1 of 2.
30/09/202113 minutes 38 seconds
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Reflective Practice - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Part 2

This week join Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Celyn Kenny as they discuss reflective practice with Dr Pramodh Vallebheneni (General Paediatric Consultant at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, and Education Lead for the School of Paediatrics in Wales). Dr Vallebhenini has spent a lot of time talking to medical students and paediatric trainees about their opinions on reflective practice. In the second part of the episode, Celyn, Assim and Pramodh discuss their thoughts and experiences of reflective practice. Part 2 of 2.
27/09/202125 minutes 37 seconds
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Reflective Practice - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Part 1

This week join Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Celyn Kenny as they discuss reflective practice with Dr Pramodh Vallebheneni (General Paediatric Consultant at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, and Education Lead for the School of Paediatrics in Wales). Dr Vallebhenini has spent a lot of time talking to medical students and paediatric trainees about their opinions on reflective practice. In this first part, he puts voice to their discontent in a brief, light-hearted debate. Part 1 of 2.
20/09/202117 minutes 13 seconds
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Supporting Young People in ED - Part 2

This week we're joined by youth support worker Kerry Franklin, who works for the charity 'No Limits'. She talks to Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Rebecca Jones about her work with the charity and the ways in which children and young people can need support when presenting to the emergency department. Part 2 of 2.
13/09/202132 minutes 38 seconds
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Supporting Young People in ED - Part 1

This week we're joined by youth support worker Kerry Franklin, who works for the charity 'No Limits'. She talks to Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Rebecca Jones about her work with the charity and the ways in which children and young people can need support when presenting to the emergency department. Part 1 of 2.
06/09/202126 minutes 41 seconds
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Conversation with Camilla Kingdon Part 2

This week, we are joined by the new President of the RCPCH, Dr Camilla Kingdon. She takes some time out of her busy schedule to speak to two of our hosts, Dr Stacey Harris and Dr Hannah Davies. Part 2 of 2.
28/06/202128 minutes 7 seconds
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Conversation with Camilla Kingdon Part 1

This week, we are joined by the new President of the RCPCH, Dr Camilla Kingdon. She takes some time out of her busy schedule to speak to two of our hosts, Dr Stacey Harris and Dr Hannah Davies. Part 1 of 2.
21/06/202127 minutes 54 seconds
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The Biopsychosocial Model Part 2

This week we continue our exploration of the biopsychosocial approach to healthcare. Dr Max Davie (Consultant Community Paediatrician) discusses this approach with Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Celyn and Dr Tom Cromarty. Part 2 of 2.
14/06/202130 minutes 4 seconds
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The Biopsychosocial Model Part 1

This week we explore the biopsychosocial approach to healthcare. Dr Max Davie (Consultant Community Paediatrician) discusses this approach with Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Celyn and Dr Tom Cromarty. Part 1 of 2.
07/06/202125 minutes 26 seconds
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Sustainable Healthcare Part 2

This week, we continue our chat about sustainable healthcare. Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Stacey Harris and Dr Tom Cromarty, speak to two healthcare professionals about the work their currently undertaking in this field; Dr Rosie Spooner (Paediatric Trainee, Severn Deanery) and Dr Amarantha Fennell-Wells (Dentistry Trainee, Wales). Part 2 of 2.
31/05/202129 minutes 11 seconds
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Sustainable Healthcare Part 1

This week, we broach the topic of sustainable healthcare. Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Stacey Harris and Dr Tom Cromarty, speak to two healthcare professionals about the work their currently undertaking in this field; Dr Rosie Spooner (Paediatric Trainee, Severn Deanery) and Dr Amarantha Fennell-Wells (Dentistry Trainee, Wales). Part 1 of 2.
24/05/202128 minutes 14 seconds
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Breastfeeding Part 2

This week our Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Stacey Harris, continue their discussion with Dr Vicky Thomas (Consultant Paediatrician, The Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyme) and Dr Ilana Levine (Paediatric Registrar, Thames Valley Deanery) about the science and evidence around breastfeeding. Part 2 of 2.
17/05/202141 minutes 44 seconds
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Breastfeeding Part 1

This week our Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Stacey Harris, are joined by Dr Vicky Thomas (Consultant Paediatrician, The Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyme) and Dr Ilana Levine (Paediatric Registrar, Thames Valley Deanery) to discuss the science and evidence around breastfeeding. Part 1 of 2.
10/05/202132 minutes 33 seconds
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Neonatology - Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy Part 2

This week Dr Celyn Kenny (Dragon Bytes host) and Dr Elisa Smit (Consultant Neonatologist, University Hospital of Wales) continue their discussion about hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Part 2 of 2.
03/05/202118 minutes 49 seconds
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Neonatology - Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy Part 1

This week Dr Celyn Kenny (Dragon Bytes host) is joined by Dr Elisa Smit (Consultant Neonatologist, University Hospital of Wales) to discuss hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Part 1 of 2.
26/04/202124 minutes 11 seconds
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Cardiology - Atrioventricular Septal Defects Part 2

This week Professor Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) completes his talk on atrioventricular septal defects, the last episode in this cardiology series about left-to-right shunts.
29/03/202114 minutes 39 seconds
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Cardiology - Atrioventricular Septal Defects Part 1

This week Professor Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) begins the final topic from his series on left-to-right shunts, this time about atrioventricular septal defects.
22/03/202127 minutes 41 seconds
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Team Soft Landing - The Project

In this last part of our chat with Team Soft Landing, a project aimed at aiding international medical graduate paediatric doctors to work and life in the UK, we focus on the details of the Soft Landing project, what they're aims are and how they plan to support international medical graduates. This weeks guests from Team Soft Landing are Dr Nadia Baasher, Dr Habab Hassan, Dr Jaspreet Sokhi and Dr Rashmi Mehta. The hosts from Dragon Bytes this week are Dr Tom Cromarty, Dr Megha Jagga and Dr Assim Javaid.
15/03/202136 minutes 10 seconds
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Team Soft Landing - Life Outside of Work

This week we continue our chat with Team Soft Landing, a project aimed at aiding international medical graduate paediatric doctors to work and life in the UK. Our discussion in this episode focusses on the impact the move to the UK has on the personal life of doctors who have moved here from abroad. This weeks guests from Team Soft Landing are Dr Nadia Baasher, Dr Habab Hassan, Dr Jaspreet Sokhi and Dr Rashmi Mehta. The hosts from Dragon Bytes this week are Dr Tom Cromarty, Dr Megha Jagga and Dr Assim Javaid.
08/03/202126 minutes 1 second
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Team Soft Landing - Adapting to Work in the UK

This week we're joined by the fantastic Team Soft Landing - A project set up by paediatricians aimed at supporting international medical graduates who have come to work in the UK. This episode we discuss adapting to working in the NHS and the differences from the systems in other countries. This weeks guests from Team Soft Landing are Dr Nadia Baasher, Dr Habab Hassan, Dr Jaspreet Sokhi and Dr Rashmi Mehta. The hosts from Dragon Bytes this week are Dr Tom Cromarty, Dr Megha Jagga and Dr Assim Javaid.
01/03/202139 minutes 26 seconds
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Cardiology - Patent Ductus Arteriosus Part 2

This week Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales)finishes his talk about patent ductus arteriousus.
22/02/202129 minutes 53 seconds
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Cardiology - Patent Ductus Arteriosus Part 1

This week Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) discusses patent ductus arteriosus as part of his left-to-right shunt series.
15/02/202127 minutes 46 seconds
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Cardiology - Ventricular Septal Defects Part 2

This week we have the second half of our chat with Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) about Ventricular Septal Defects.
09/02/202125 minutes 8 seconds
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Cardiology - Ventricular Septal Defects Part 1

This week Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) speaks to us about ventricular septal defects.
01/02/202135 minutes 16 seconds
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Cardiology - Atrial Septal Defects

We continue our series on left-to-right shunts this week. Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) talks us through atrial septal defects.
25/01/202134 minutes 31 seconds
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Cardiology - Vein of Galen Malformation

The first in our new series of cardiology podcasts on left-to-right shunts. In this episode Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) talks us through Vein of Galen Malformations.
18/01/202135 minutes
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Nephrology - Renal Osteodystrophy

Happy New Year everyone! We kick off 2021 with this new episode about renal osteodystrophy. Dr Stacey Harris (Dragon Bytes host) discusses this condition with Dr Raj Krishnan (Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, University Hospital of Wales).
11/01/202129 minutes 17 seconds
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Cardiology - Aortic Stenosis Part 2

The second half of our podcast series on aortic stenosis. Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) speaks to Professor Orhan Uzun (Consultant Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) about how to investigate and manage Aortic Stenosis.
14/12/202028 minutes 20 seconds
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Cardiology - Aortic Stenosis Part 1

Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) speaks to Professor Orhan Uzun (Consultant Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) about Aortic Stenosis.
07/12/202033 minutes 46 seconds
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RCPCH & Us

In a special episode this week we find out more about RCPCH and Us, a project from the RCPCH to improve engagement with children and young people. Assim speaks to Emma Hosking (Children and Young People Engagement and Participation Youth Worker) and Scott Russell (Youth Volunteer) all about RCPCH and Us. Head to our website www.dragonbytespodcast.com for a PDF with some useful resources.
29/11/202023 minutes 25 seconds
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Metabolic Grid Interview Advice

Dr Arubabha Ghosh (Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disease, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital) and Dr Richard Curnock (Metabolic Grid trainee, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital) talk us though interviewing for the Metabolic Grid programme.
23/11/202017 minutes 18 seconds
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Endocrine Grid Application and Interview Advice

This week Dr Alice Knight (Dragon Bytes host) talks to Dr Georgina Williams (Endocrine Grid trainee, Wales and Severn) about applying to and interviewing for the Endocrine Grid programme.
16/11/202030 minutes 10 seconds
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Community GRID interview Advice

Dr Lizzie Nickerson (Consultant Community Paediatrician, Nevill Hall Hospital), Dr Siwan Lloyd (Community Grid trainee, Wales) and Dr Emily Shand (Community Grid trainee, Wales) give us their advice on the Community Grid interview.
08/11/202020 minutes 14 seconds
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Neonatal GRID Interview Advice

Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) is joined by Dr Lucy Perkins (Neonatal Consultant, Singleton Hospital) and Dr Chris Course (Neonatal Grid trainee, Wales) to get some great advice and tips on interviewing for the Neonatal Grid programme.
02/11/202041 minutes 59 seconds
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Paediatric Emergency Medicine Grid Interview Advice

In the second part of our PEM Grid programme podcasts, Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) is given the low down by Dr Hannah Murch (PEM Consultant, University Hospital of Wales) and Dr Michael Fox (PEM grid trainee, Wales) on being interviewed for a PEM Grid post.
26/10/202023 minutes 38 seconds
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COVID Adapted Clinical Exam

COVID has changed everything! This week's episode is all about how the RCPCH are keeping clinical exams running in this new socially distanced environment. This week's hosts, Sophie Constantinou and Hannah Davies (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Leads for South Wales) discuss how the adapted clinical exam is going to run with Jennifer Craythorne (RCPCH Clinical Exam Lead) and Nick Schindler (RCPCH Examination, Assessment and START Trainee Representative). So, if you've got your exams coming up, or if you're interested in knowing what the changes are, listen in to this week's episode!
18/10/20201 hour 8 minutes 31 seconds
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Pharmacology Grid Interview Advice

In the second part of our Pharmacology Grid podcasts, we discuss interviewing for the Pharmacology Grid programme with Dr Dan Hawcutt (Paediatric Pharmacology Consultant, Alder Hey Hospital) and Dr James Moss (Pharmacology Grid trainee, Alder Hey Hospital).
11/10/202016 minutes 30 seconds
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Renal Grid Interview Advice

In the second part of our Renal Grid advice podcasts, Dr Rebecca Jones (Dragon Bytes host) talks to Dr Shouja Alam (Renal Grid trainee, West Midlands) and Dr Ash Gutpa (Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital) about interviewing for a Renal Grid post.
06/10/202030 minutes 1 second
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Kaizen E-portfolio Part 2

The second of the insightful interview with the Kaizen Kween Dr Laura Kelly (West Midlands RCPCH Trainee Representative and Kaizen expert). Loads of tips and tricks on how to improve your eportfolio here!
27/09/202033 minutes 59 seconds
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Oncology Grid Application and Interview Advice

This week Dragon Bytes host Dr Celyn Kenny speaks to Dr Maddi Adams (Oncology Consultant at the University Hospital of Wales) about applying to, and interviewing for, the neurology grid programme.
20/09/202028 minutes 59 seconds
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Neurology Grid Application and Interview Advice

This episode new Dragon Bytes host Dr Celyn Kenny speaks to Dr Gemma Howells (Neurology Grid Trainee, Wales) about applying to and interviewing for the Neurology Grid programme.
20/09/202025 minutes 16 seconds
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Renal Grid Application Advice

Dr Rebecca Jones (Dragon Bytes host) talks to Dr Shouja Alam (Renal Grid trainee, West Midlands) and Dr Ash Gutpa (Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital) about how to write your best paediatric renal Grid application.
13/09/202034 minutes 15 seconds
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Kaizen E-portfolio Part 1

Dr Stacey Harris (Dragon Bytes host) discusses getting the most out of your eportfolio with Dr Laura Kelly (West Midlands RCPCH Trainee Representative and Kaizen expert).
07/09/202031 minutes 43 seconds
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Metabolic Grid Application Advice

Dr Arubabha Ghosh (Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disease, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital) and Dr Richard Curnock (Metabolic Grid trainee, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital) talk us though what makes metabolic Grid training appealing and their advice on how to make the best application to metabolic Grid.
01/09/202029 minutes 21 seconds
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Palliative Care Grid Application and Interview Advice

Dr Hannah Davies, Dragon Bytes host, discusses applying and interviewing for a Palliative Care Grid post with Dr Lizzie Bendle (Palliative Care Consultant, Evalina Hospital)and Dr Tim Warlow (Palliative Care Grid trainee, Wales).
23/08/202040 minutes 55 seconds
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WORLDCUPS

In this episode Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid, Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Rebecca Jones chat to special guests Dr Jordan Evans (Paediatric Emergency Medicine grid trainee in Wales and Liaison Officer to the Cardiff University Paediatric Society) and Alex Richards (President of the Cardiff University Paediatric Society). They discuss the advantages of having paediatricians more directly involved in medical student paediatric societies and how these paediatricians can help medical students develop skills in research, quality improvement and medical educations and encourage more medical students to consider paediatrics as a future career option.
17/08/202034 minutes 37 seconds
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Respiratory Grid Application and Interview Advice

Dr Chris Grime (Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Alder Hey Hospital) and Dr Claire Edmondson (Respiratory Grid Trainee, University Hospital of Wales)discuss applying to and interviewing for a paediatric respiratory grid post with Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Tom Cromarty and Dr Alice Knight.
09/08/202041 minutes 18 seconds
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Pharmacology Grid Application Advice

Today we talk about applying for the Pharmacology Grid programme with key advice Dr Dan Hawcutt (Paediatric Pharmacology Consultant, Alder Hey Hospital) and Dr James Moss (Pharmacology Grid trainee, Alder Hey Hospital).
03/08/202037 minutes 20 seconds
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Community Grid Application Advice

Dr Lizzie Nickerson (Consultant Community Paediatrician, Nevill Hall Hospital), Dr Siwan Lloyd (Community Grid trainee, Wales) and Dr Emily Shand (Community Grid trainee, Wales) give us their advice on the community grid application.
27/07/202049 minutes 56 seconds
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Neurological Examination Quiz

Dr Sophie Constantinou (Clinical Exam Teaching Lead for Wales) helps you revise for the MRCPCH clinical exam with this quiz on signs that might be seen in a neurological examination.
19/07/202033 minutes 25 seconds
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Neonatal Grid Application Advice

Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) is joined by Dr Lucy Perkins (Neonatal Consultant, Singleton Hospital) and Dr Chris Course (Neonatal Grid trainee, Wales) to get some great advice and tips on applying for the neonatal grid programme.
12/07/202036 minutes 9 seconds
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Paediatric Emergency Medicine Grid Application Advice

Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) is given the low down by Dr Hannah Murch (PEM Consultant, University Hospital of Wales) and Dr Michael Fox (PEM grid trainee, Wales) on how to best go about applying for PEM GRID, resources to use and awesome top tips.
05/07/202028 minutes 41 seconds
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Welsh Language Health Promotion on TV

The brilliant Dr Celyn Kenny (Paediatric Trainee in Wales and guest doctor on Welsh Television Channel S4C) tells us her story about how she used her opportunities and passions to combine medicine and media, and how she promotes the health of children on the Welsh language TV show 'Prynhawn Da'(that translates as 'Good Afternoon' in English).
28/06/202030 minutes 54 seconds
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Cardiology - Transposition of the Great Arteries Part 4

Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiology Consultant, University Hospital of Wales) takes Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) through the management of transposition of the great arteries in the final part of our series on this topic.
21/06/202018 minutes 45 seconds
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Cardiology - Transposition of the Great Arteries Part 3

Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiology Consultant, University Hospital of Wales) takes Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) through the surgical options for the management of transposition of the great arteries in the third part of our series on this topic.
17/06/202021 minutes 5 seconds
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Cardiology - Transposition of the Great Arteries Part 2

Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiology Consultant, University Hospital of Wales) takes Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) through the management of transposition of the great arteries in the second part of our series on this topic.
07/06/202018 minutes 23 seconds
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Cardiology - Transposition of the Great Arteries Part 1

Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Foetal Cardiology Consultant, University Hospital of Wales) walks us through the basics of Transpositions of the Great Arteries.
31/05/202032 minutes 17 seconds
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Training in Paediatrics During COVID-19

Dr David Evans (Vice President for Training and Assessment) joins Dr Stacey Harris and Dr Hannah Davies to discuss the impact of COVID -19 on paediatric training, with advice on getting the most out of training opportunities if re-deployed, and changes to expectations of the RCPCH regarding progress through training.
24/05/202049 minutes 52 seconds
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Peripheral Neurological Examination for the MRCPCH Clinical Exam

Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales) takes us through her top tips for the upper and lower limb neurological examination with more top tips from paediatric neurology GRID trainee Dr Gemma Howells.
17/05/202024 minutes 33 seconds
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Cardiology - Tetralogy Of Fallot Part 2

The second in our talks with Professor Orhan Uzun (Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) about Tetralogy of Fallot, focussing this time on its management.
20/04/202028 minutes 53 seconds
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Realising Strengths

The Professional Support Unit from Health Education and Improvement Wales give us some practical tips in keeping resilient during the challenges of COVID
12/04/202017 minutes 6 seconds
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Cardiology - Tetralogy of Fallot Part 1

Professor Orhan Uzun (Fetal Cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales) walks us through the basics of Tetralogy of Fallot.
05/04/202027 minutes 21 seconds
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Cranial Nerve Examination for the MRCPCH Clinical Exam

Dr Sophie Constantinou, Clinical Exam teaching lead for Wales, walks us through her top tips for the cranial nerve examination for MRCPCH clinicals.
29/03/202020 minutes 54 seconds
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St David's Day Conference 2020 Field Report Part 4

The last of our interviews from the RCPCH St David's Day Conference 2020. Featuring interviews with Dr Max Davie (Health Improvement Officer, RCPCH), Dr Mike Farquhar (Sleep Consultant, Evelina Hospital) and Dr Tom Cromarty (RCPCH Trainee Rep for Wales).
23/03/202025 minutes 39 seconds
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St David's Day Conference 2020 Field Report Part 3

The third part of our field report from the RCPCH St David's Day Conference 2020. Featuring interviews with Aisling Beecher (Managing Editor of RCPCH's Milestones Magazine), Dr Matthew Snape (from the Oxford Vaccine Group)and Dr Jennifer Evans (General Paediatrician with an interest in Infectious Diseases.
15/03/202027 minutes 27 seconds
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St David's Day Conference 2020 Field Report Part 2

This is the second of our field reports from the RCPCH St David's Day Conference 2020. This episode includes an amazingly enlightening interview with Dr Chris van Tulleken (from CBBC's Operation Ouch) about the influence of the formula industry on medicine and what we can do as a professionals to stop this. This is followed by an interview with Dr Hannah Davies (PAFTA Lead, Wales) with an insight into behind the scenes of this years PAFTAs.
08/03/202023 minutes 30 seconds
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St David's Day Conference 2020 Field Report Part 1

Episode 1 of the field reports from the RCPCH St David's Day Conference 2020. Featuring exclusive interviews with David Tuthill (RCPCH officer for Wales and consultant paediatrician), Dr Frank Atherton (Chief medical officer), Dr Amy McNaughton (Public Health Wales) and Dr Ciaran Humphreys (Public Health Wales).
02/03/202029 minutes 35 seconds
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Professional Support Unit

This week we are joined by Leona Walsh (Manager for the Professional Support Unit in Wales), who talks us through what the PSU is and how it offers support to trainees in Wales.
23/02/202024 minutes 45 seconds
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Microbiology - The Culture of Microbiology

This week Dr Thomas Cromarty (Dragon Bytes host) and Dr Gavin Forbes (Consultant Paediatric Microbiologist, University Hospital of Wales) discuss the use of cultures in microbiology.
15/02/202036 minutes 41 seconds
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Abdominal Examination Quiz

Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales) takes us through a quiz based on the abdominal examination for the MRCPCH Clinical exam.
09/02/202030 minutes 28 seconds
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Inherited Metabolic Disease - Intellectual Disability

This week Dr Graham Shortland (Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disease, University Hospital of Wales) and Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host) discuss how inherited metabolic disease may present as intellectual disability.
01/02/202028 minutes 38 seconds
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Uncertainty

This week we discuss another reflection sent in anonymously by a paediatric trainee in Wales, which focuses on the difficulty of dealing with uncertainty in practice. Dragon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid is joined by Dr Yvette Cloete (Consultant General Paediatrician, Nevill Hall Hospital) and Lizzie Nickerson (Consultant Community Paediatrician, Nevill Hall Hospital) to discuss the issues raised by the reflection.
26/01/202042 minutes 3 seconds
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Abdominal Examination for the MRCPCH Clinical Exam

Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales) takes us through her tips for the abdominal examination as needed for the MRCPCH clinical examination.
20/01/202023 minutes 40 seconds
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Research in Paediatrics

Dr Kate Burke (Neonatal GRID trainee, Wales and Welsh Clinical Academic Track Fellow) discusses developing a career in research with Dragon Bytes host Dr Stacey Harris. Dr Kate Burke touches on how she got involved with research and a PhD, the highs of academia, the challenges she faced and the advice she has for paediatric trainees for developing their research skills.
13/01/202024 minutes 39 seconds
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Inherited Metabolic Disease - The Sick Child

Dr Graham Shortland (Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disease, University Hospital of Wales) talks to Dr Assim Javaid (Dragon Bytes host)about recognising metabolic disease and in the sick child.
05/01/202031 minutes 6 seconds
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Lets Reclaim Reflection

This week we have another discussion based around a reflection sent in by an anonymous paediatric trainee. This reflection focusses on the difficulties they had when delivering a teaching session but approaches this using Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats process. Join Dragon Bytes hosts Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Stacey Harris, as well as their guests Dr Pramodh Vallebhaneni (Education Lead, School of Paediatrics, Wales) and Marianne Jenkins (Advanced Nurse Practitioner, University Hospital of Wales) as they discuss the issues raised in this reflection.
15/12/201937 minutes 24 seconds
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Respiratory Examination Quiz

Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Written Exam Teaching Lead, Wales) keeps us on our toes with this respiratory quiz aimed at those sitting their MRCPCH Clinical exams.
08/12/201919 minutes 49 seconds
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Medical Education

This week our Dragon Bytes hosts, Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Stacey Harris, are joined by Dr Pramodh Vallebheneni (Education Lead, School of Paediatrics, Wales) and together discuss medical education.
01/12/201932 minutes 25 seconds
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Over the Wall

In this episode, an anonymous paediatric trainee in Wales has sent us their reflection on the joys of working with Over the Wall, a charity that organises residential activity camps for children with lifelong medical conditions in medically safe environment. This is followed by an illuminating discussion into topics raised by the reflection. Join Dr Gillian Body (General Paediatric Consultant, University Hospital of Wales), Dr Kate Burke (Neonatal GRID trainee, Wales) and Dr Stacey Harris (Dragon Bytes presenter) for this fantastic chat.
24/11/201938 minutes 53 seconds
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Neurology - Introduction to epilepsy and its mimics

In this episode, Assim speaks to Dr Anurag Saxena (Consultant Neurologist, University Hospital of Wales) about the various diagnoses that should be considered when investigating a seizure-like episode.
18/11/201935 minutes 24 seconds
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Respiratory Examination for the MRCPCH Clinical Exam

In this weeks episode, Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales)takes us her top tips for the respiratory examination as needed for the MRCPCH Clinical exam.
10/11/201923 minutes 49 seconds
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Inherited Metabolic Disease - Newborn Screening

This week, Dragon Bytes host Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Graham Shortland (Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disease, University Hospital of Wales) discuss newborn screening testing.
04/11/201930 minutes 19 seconds
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Careers in paediatrics - Field report

This week, Dragon Bytes host, Dr Assim Javaid presents his field report on a Careers in Paediatrics event at Royal Gwent Hospital Wales on Sat 19th October 2019.
27/10/201934 minutes 37 seconds
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Cardiovascular Examination Quiz

Test your knowledge of the cardiovascular examination for MRCPCH exam with this pub quiz courtesy of Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales).
21/10/201920 minutes 2 seconds
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Nephrology - Nephrotic Syndrome

Dr Stacey Harris chats with Dr Raj Krishnan (Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, University Hospital of Wales)about nephrotic syndrome.
13/10/201933 minutes 56 seconds
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Cardiovascular Examination for the MRCPCH Clinical Exam

This week Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales) walks us through her top tips for the cardiovascular examination as needed for the MRCPCH clinical examination.
07/10/201919 minutes 22 seconds
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How to Make Quality Improvement Projects Work for You

Dr Yvette Cloete (Consultant General Paediatrician, Nevil Hall Hospital), Sam Thornton (Quality Improvement Support Manager) and Louise Probert (Quality Improvement Support Manager)share with host Dr Stacey Harris lots of practical advice about how we can get going with quality improvement projects and how to get the most out of them. For more information on the episode and Dragon Bytes podcast please go to www.dragonbytespodcast.com
29/09/201932 minutes 32 seconds
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Changes to MRCPCH Clinical Exam

This week Dr Sophie Constantinou (MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead, Wales), Dr Sian Williams (a previous MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching Lead) and Dr Assim Javaid (MRCPCH Written Exam Teaching Lead, Wales) update us on the recent changes to MRCPCH clinical exam. For more information and links to resources please go to www.dragonbytespodcast.com.
22/09/201919 minutes 16 seconds
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Top tips for Paediatric Clinical Exams

This week Dr Sophie Constantinou, MRCPCH Clinical Exam teaching lead for Wales, discusses top tips for passing the clinical exams with Dr Assim Javaid and Dr Sian Williams.
15/09/201928 minutes 24 seconds
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Top Tips for Passing Written Exams

Welcome to Dragon Bytes! The new paediatric podcast aimed at paediatric trainees or anyone interested in child health. In our first episode, paediatric trainee doctors Assim Javaid and Stacey Harris discuss trainee's top tips for passing paediatric written exams.
08/09/201924 minutes 44 seconds