Recorded just before the end of Lockdown 2.0, the team bring you the slightly-rebranded Somewhere in Between. With Anthony's time as AiT Chair ending, will he still be hosting the podcast? There's only one way to find out...
More episodes from "RCGP Somewhere in Between"
26: The One with the Babies!
43:17Johannes chats to Chi, Elaine, Josh, Shila and Zoe, AiT and First5 parents who talk about their experience of juggling GP training with family life. Features guest appearances from several small children, as well as a very casually announced (but very exciting) piece of news from one of the team.
25: The One about Choosing GP
53:42The pod gets turned on its head as Meera and Johannes go from interviewers to interviewees. Foundation doctors Dr Emma Tonner (@emmatonnerr) and Dr Bex Clegg (@rebeccaclegg13) - who both hope to enter GP themselves - ask about the guys' journeys towards general practice and what their experience of training has been. Share personal stories and routes into GP, explain the opportunities building a portfolio career through training,, and chat about what a typical week in GP could look like. For more GP career stories, videos, and resources head to rcgp.org.uk/choosegp. All the detail about the application process can be found on the GPNRO website https://gprecruitment.hee.nhs.uk/Recruitment.
24: The One with the Handover
49:24The guys host a very public handover, as Adam Thomas and Sophie Lumley pass the AiT Co-Chair batons on to Julia Darko and Harry Williams. Adam and Sophie reflect on their time at the helm, while Julia and Harry discuss their priorities for the year ahead, as well as the merits of being partners in life as well as in work.
23: The One about Mental Health
45:56Anthony and Meera chat to Dr Stephanie Slater (Insta: @drstephanieslater), who gives an honest and engaging account of her own struggles with depression and anxiety during her GP training. You can find RCGP wellbeing resources at: https://www.rcgp.org.uk/training-exams/practice/gp-wellbeing. If your mental health is making everyday life more difficult than it ought to be, please take Stephanie's advice and speak to your GP. In a crisis or an emergency, or if you do not know where else to turn, you can also: Call 0330 123 1245 to speak to the BMA 24/7 helpline; Text NHSPH to 85258 to contact the Practitioner Health Programme; Call 116 223 to speak to the Samaritans.
22: The One about the First 100 Days
48:26Hatim and Johannes chat to two newly-qualified GPs, Dr Helena Lendrum and Dr Thuva Amuthan (@dramuthan), about their first 100 days post-CCT. Find out about RCGP mentoring at https://www.rcgp.org.uk/mentoring, and search 'GP SPIN' for a GP Salaried Portfolio Innovation Scheme near you.
21: The (Second) One with the AiT Co-Chairs
43:32AiT Co-Chairs Adam and Sophie drop by to give an update on how things are going within their roles and the AiT Advisory Network; unsurprisingly, exams dominate the conversation! To find out more about getting involved in the network, check out their video at https://youtu.be/tZw8mZG78Ik.
20: The One about Vaccines
48:25This episode - originally recorded in January - features Andrea Mazzella (@andmazzella) speaking about his fascinating work in the field of vaccine development. Features content from CNN.
19: The One with the New AiT Co-Chairs
36:35The team chat to Adam Thomas and Sophie Lumley - the newly-elected AiT Co-Chairs for 2020-21 - about their journey to election and what they plan to achieve in the post.
18: The One after Anthony's CCT
31:51Recorded just before the end of Lockdown 2.0, the team bring you the slightly-rebranded Somewhere in Between. With Anthony's time as AiT Chair ending, will he still be hosting the podcast? There's only one way to find out...
17: The One about the AiT Chair Elections
34:24This week, the host becomes the interviewee as the team question Anthony about his experience as AiT Chair, and why you should stand in the 2020 election. To find out more about the process and to nominate yourself, head to the election hub at cesvotes.com/rcgpait2020. Nominations are open until midday on Monday 19 October.