The Beat Podcast

We know how busy life can get for healthcare professionals, that’s why Nutricia has created The Beat podcast series that you can listen to in your own time and on your terms. In each 20 minute episode, we interview a different expert and do a deep dive into a subject to help support your daily practice.

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Episode 5 – Supporting maternal mental health

1 min read
1st Jul 2020

In this episode of The Beat podcast, Gill, an NHS midwife, interviews Sally Wilson, National Training Coordinator at Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP). Since developing postpartum psychosis in 2015, Sally has channelled her experiences into supporting others. During this 20 minute episode, listen to Sally’s story and find out how healthcare professionals can best support women’s mental health during the pregnancy and postnatal period.

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Episode 4 – COVID-19: Dietitians Q&A

1 min read
11th Jun 2020

In this episode of The Beat podcast, host Danni Bear, Principal Critical Care Dietitian & NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellow at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, is joined by her colleagues Liesl Wandrag, Principal Critical Care Dietitian at Guy’s, and Critical Care Dietitian, and Judith Merriweather from NHS Lothian to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the nutritional management of patients in the ICU and their ongoing care after they are discharged.

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Episode 3 – Supporting babies’ gut health and immune development

1 min read
4th Jun 2020

In the latest episode of The Beat podcast, our host Gill is joined remotely by Professor Glenn Gibson, Professor of Food Microbiology at University of Reading. His research focuses on the gut microbiome; its profound implications for health and disease and how it can be influenced by diet. Listen to Professor Glenn Gibson share his advice on how clinicians can best support babies' gut health and immune development.

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Episode 2 – COVID-19: a midwife’s view

1 min read
7th May 2020

Our host Gill is joined by a fellow midwife. Together they discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on midwives and the women and families in their care. They also share guidance to support midwives during the acute phase of the pandemic and for the weeks and months ahead.

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Episode 1 – How to support your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak with Prof. Neil Greenberg

1 min read
15th Apr 2020

Our host Gill, an NHS midwife talks to Professor Neil Greenberg about the psychological impact of COVID-19 on NHS healthcare workers. Neil is an academic psychiatrist based at King’s College London and is a specialist in occupational mental ill-health and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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