Big Conversation Speaker Series

Watch the most recent episode of the Big Conversations speaker series

The Medway Innovation Institute is proud to provide episode seven of the Big Conversations Speaker Series. In this episode,  Simon Smith (Head of Organisational Development, Medway FT), Dr Farnaaz Sharief (Manage Your Mind Founder & ICP Medical Director) Dr Beth Tayler (Senior Clinical Psychologist, Medway FT), Dr Sonia Verma (Consultant anaesthetist at Medway FT) and Douglas Hamandishe (Broadcaster and Host, Centric Media) discuss Mental Health and Staff Wellbeing Post COVID.

TitleDescriptionLink
Episode 1 Big Conversations - Healthcare InnovationMichael Raynor, Managing Director with Deloitte LLP joins Elemental TV’s special guest host, Douglas Hamandishe to discuss healthcare innovation. Michael shares with us what healthcare innovation is, what are the frontiers and how might innovation change the delivery of healthcare.Watch Episode 1
Episode 2 Big Conversations - The Future of HealthIn this episode, Neal Batra, Catherine Skilton and Dr Vineta Bhalla, Deloitte, join special guest host, Douglas Hamandishe to discuss innovation and the future of health.Watch Episode 2
Episode 3 Big Conversations - Health of the economy post-COVIDIn this webinar, Ben Richardson and Scott Bentley, Carnall Farrar, join special guest host, Jack Tabner to discuss innovation and the health of the economy post-COVID.Watch Episode 3
Episode 4 Big Conversations - Embracing Differences: learning disabilities & autism in the workplaceIn this webinar, Miss Ginny Bowbrick, Dr Mary Doherty & Matt Clifton, join special guest host, Harvey McEnroe to discuss how we can better support our colleagues with learning disabilities and autismin the workplace.Watch Episode 4
Episode 5 Big Conversations - Why we need to talk about the menopause!In this episode, Annie Coleridge, Co-founder at Alva and Dr Katie Baker, Medical Director at Alva join special guest host, Miss Ginny Bowbrick, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Medway NHS Foundation Trust to discuss menopause.Watch Episode 5
Episode 6 Big Conversations - Being LGBTQ in the NHS!In this episode, Miss Ginny Bowbrick, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Medway NHS Foundation Trust talks to Martha Abernathy (CT Radiographer), Alister McClure (Head of Quality and Inclusion), Thomas Fentem (LGBTQ+ Staff Network Lead, KCHFT), Ffion Autumn (Library and Knowledge Services Manager) about being LGBTQ+ within the NHS.

We discussed how prejudice for all minority groups is still alive in the NHS and the use of pronouns, career progression, allies and being respectful when asking a question.
Watch Episode 6
Episode 7 Big Conversations - Mental Health and Staff Wellbeing post COVID In this episode, Simon Smith (Head of Organisational Development, Medway FT), Dr Farnaaz Sharief (Manage Your Mind Founder & ICP Medical Director)
Dr Beth Tayler (Senior Clinical Psychologist, Medway FT), Dr Sonia Verma (Consultant anaesthetist at Medway FT) and Douglas Hamandishe (Broadcaster and Host, Centric Media) discuss Mental Health and Staff Wellbeing Post COVID.
Watch Episode 7