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Ben Watts

12 Podcast Episodes

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ROKER RAPPORT PODCAST: Previewing Gillingham v Sunderland w/ the BBC's Gills commentator - Ben Watts!

Roker Rapport Podcast

Rich was joined down the line for our Xtra preview this week by BBC Radio Kent's Gills commentator - Ben Watts - for a quick chat about our upcoming fixture down at Priestfield on Saturday!You can listen for FREE on Acast, iTunes, Spotify, & YouTube - get stuck in. What's the crack?It's been a bit of a battle in recent meetings - how confident are Gillingham currently?Transfers - Have the new lads brought in by manager Steve Evans during the Summer window actually settled?Tactics and style of play - How are Gills setting up this season?How have players such as Gillingham Captain - Kyle Dempsey - and last season's top scorer - Vadaine Oliver - performed up to this point?Who do Gills fans see as the threat from Sunderland on Saturday - do we look a different outfit to previous years from the outside looking in?So... Is it likely to rain? Asking for a few friends... All this and more! Listen in! #SAFC #Gills #EFL #LeagueOneSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


14 Oct 2021

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The bleeding patient with Ben Watts

Pre-Hospital Care Podcast

In this conversation with Ben Watts we look at the sequential approach to arresting bleeding. We also examine the second/third generation haemostatic compounds (celox, quik-clot), pharmacological agents such as TXA, FFP, FDP, blood, cryoprecipitate. We also examine the utility of tourniquets (origins, usage and types), neck zones and wounds, Blunt injury and junctional wounds, Hypotensive management and Pain management modalities and preferential agents. Ben is a specialist retrieval practitioner/CCP working in Scotland and previously as a CCP in the Thames Valley and before this in South West of England. He also has an extensive history of expedition work in various international locations, I first met Ben whilst working for World Extreme Medicine as a fellow paramedic and he has been a contributor to both WEMcast and to the College of Paramedics podcast.  I hope you enjoy this wider ranging conversation as much as we did. 

1hr 30mins

27 Feb 2021

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Episode .4 Ben Watts

The Photorian

This weeks guest on The Photorian is Ben Watts.  Ben Watts was born In London, England in 1967 to a musical father and a costume designing mother. From an early age Ben's fascination with camera’s led to a career as one of the most sought after fashion and portrait photographers. Ben and I had a really interesting and insightful discussion about Ben's career and his love of photography. Ben is represented by Art Department. art-dept.com benwatts.com Insta: whatsupphoto

1hr 10mins

19 Feb 2021

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Ben Watts- 11/15/20

Resonate Life Church Sermons

Ben Watts and his team minister at Resonate Life Church.

15 Nov 2020

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Thames Valley Air Ambulance (TVAA) with Ben Watts and Iain Edgar

Pre-Hospital Care Podcast

In this wide ranging conversation with Critical Care Paramedic Ben Watts and ED Consultant Iain Edgar we look at an overview of the TVAA service in providing critical care to the community. We also look at how expedition and military domains that they both practice can be used within the pre-hospital critical care environment. Other aspects of the conversation includes: The patient target group and demographics of the service. Examine traditional vs emergent pre-hospital presentations that Iain and Ben have seen over their time in pre-hospital care. Interventions and decision-making and how these are approached within TVAA. Critical care training approaches, quality assurance and quality improvement within the service. Frontline staff engagement and how the service both encourage and incorporate them within the scheme. Innovations that the scheme has embedding and medium to long-term innovations that may improve the program Non-technical aspects of care Vs technical skills & utilisation rates Incremental gains when orchestrating flash teams Personal learnings over the last >2 years I hope you enjoy the last of these critical care service review sessions with two insightful friends and colleagues.


25 Aug 2020

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Episode 22: The human factor with Critical Care Paramedic Ben Watts

Restore with Eoin Walker

In this episode we look at how individuals perform under high stress circumstances. Today I'm speaking with Ben Watts a critical care Paramedic who frequently has to perform under various levels of stress and difficulty. We examine how to get the best out of yourself under this stress by limiting human factors. Ben defines human factors and then gives examples of how these can infringe on our clarity of thought and action. Most importantly how we can mitigate human factors to consistently rise to the challenge of the task in hand. Ben also looks at bias and heuristics and the integral relationship between these, we also examine the fragility of life and how to reframe life in a way that allows you to achieve balance and gratefulness. I hope you enjoy this wide ranging conversation with an interesting friend and colleague. 


9 Aug 2020

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Eoin Walker and Ben Watts: Continuous Improvement


In this episode, we welcome back Critical Care Paramedic Ben Watts to delve a little deeper into some of the ideas and concepts around continuous improvement.  Alongside WEM Trauma Lead Eoin Walker, Ben considers the significance of marginal gains and the 'power of the 1%' in developing performance, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.  The pair discuss the toolkit available to medics - both technical and non-technical, that can help us all become better clinicians - from the essentials of non-verbal communication, to the power of vulnerability loops in creating more honest debriefing, as well as the importance of humility as we strive to hit peak performance each day. They also consider our relationship with failure and how our perceptions of it should be adjusted - from a source of disappointment to a chance to learn more about how you can improve as both an individual and a team.


1 Apr 2020

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Ben Watts and Eoin Walker - Human Factors: leadership, listening and lessons learnt


In this episode, Eoin Walker welcomes Ben Watts, WEM Faculty and Critical Care Paramedic for Thames Valley Air Ambulance, to WEMcast.  They discuss the importance of human factors in day-to-day practise, but especially during the response to COVID-19 and what lessons can be learnt and applied from the pre-hospital world.  Communication is key here - Ben discusses the importance of good communication in improving team performance, good leadership and most crucially, patient care. 


20 Mar 2020

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Valley of Dry Bones (Ben Watts)

Resonate Life Church Sermons

Pastor Ben Watts shares on the valley of dry bones in Ezekiel 37.

14 Jul 2019

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#091: Ben Watts about how automation is helping wool growers on farm

Wool Academy with Elisabeth van Delden

IntroductionBen Watts is a wool grower based in Australia who is using automation technology to help him run is farm more efficiently and more effectively. Drones, RFID tags or automated scales all help Ben look after his sheep, the farm, ensure the health of his stock and improve is production and therefore his overall business. Ben explains in this episodes how the different technologies work and how they aid wool growers, sheep and consumers. As Ben saw so much success with the new types of technologies he also started his own consulting and training company, Bralca, to assist other wool growers achieve the same goals. Listen to the fascinating world of automation on farm.About Ben WattsBen has been working in the merino industry over the past 25 years, in this time ben has managed sheep farms for corporate business’ up until 2005 when he and his wife Fiona purchased their second farm and began to focus on utilizing automation. In this time Ben has developed commercial applications for a number of technologies to better utilize skilled labour by reducing repetitive tasks, providing meaningful live information and identifying individual animals within large commercial flocks. Traditionally data collection has been based on manual processes to collect mob based information. Utilising individual electronic ID, Ben uses remote data collection for live monitoring of animal body weights, matching ewes to lambs and recording animal treatments. In the past two years, Ben has incorporated the use of Drones to track stock, monitor water and measure pasture growth. This has provided a new level of automated monitoring to assist in management.


26 Jul 2018