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Eoin Walker

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Ep. 132: Eoin Walker — How to Love Yourself By Managing Stress and Doing Less

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My guest this week is paramedic and podcast host Eoin Walker. I really loved this conversation. Eoin has an incredible amount of wisdom to share from both his professional and his personal experience, especially around managing stress and taking care of ourselves. We talked about ways to care for our bodies, minds, and spirits, especially through times of high stress, like many of us are experiencing now. I got so much from this discussion, and I think you will, too.


14 Apr 2021

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Episode 19 - Dr Will Duffin and Eoin Walker – The World Extreme Medicine Episode


Eoin has worked as a Paramedic for 20 years in London and currently works for WEM and the International Red Cross. He is the Trauma Lead for WEM and a Pre-Hospital Mass Casualty Incident Management Paramedic. His expedition & educational endeavours have taken him to six of the seven continents and teaches pre-hospital trauma and expedition skills. Eoin has undertaken various global expeditions as an expedition medic. He currently works in Cairo, Egypt on various pre-hospital projects with stakeholders. Will is an expedition Doctor, thought leader in extreme medicine, leadership, human performance, adventure and travel. As the Joint Medical Director of World extreme Medicine, he spends his time recruiting and interviewing the most adventurous minds on earth – including mountaineers, astronauts, war surgeons and senior leaders. Will instructs on expedition and jungle medicine courses and is an academic tutor for the Masters Programme in Extreme Medicine at Exeter UniversityWorld Extreme Medicine podcast https://wemcast.podbean.com/http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/medicine/extrememedicinemsc/

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4 Feb 2021

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Eoin Walker and Matt Walton: A Junior Doctor on the Frontline: My Experience of COVID19


As the NHS continues to brace itself for the impact of coronavirus on both its resources and staff, we welcome Matt Walton, Junior Doctor, Filmmaker and WEM Conference Speaker, to discuss the psychological impacts of being on the frontline during this pandemic - the good, the bad and the harsh realities.  Alongside WEM Trauma Lead Eoin Walker, they discuss the unprecedented changes and the effects this is having on day-to-day practise - from wearing PPE on shift, to the challenges of de-briefing in time-pressured situations and the changing nature of triage and treatment. In addition to this, they consider the impact that the increased demand is having on individual and team morale, as the harsh reality hits that colleagues and friends will likely be affected by this virus. Matt counters this with the positives - considering the moments of incredible teamwork and learning, the shared grit and the inspirational courage shown by healthcare staff on a daily basis. As always, we love your feedback - please comment, like and follow!


25 Mar 2020

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Eoin Walker and Aldo Kane - An Interview with Aldo Kane


This week, it's the turn of Royal Marine turned safety expert for extreme, remote and hostile TV adventures (as well as starring in a few of his own), Aldo Kane. Aldo and Eoin share their experiences, discussing how lessons can be taken from their pre-hospital and military environments and applied during this time of isolation, the importance of a positive mindset, as well as considering how we can harness this time of enforced rest to achieve goals and improve ourselves.  Instagram: @aldokane WARNING: explicit language. 


23 Mar 2020

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Eoin Walker and Will Duffin - Coronavirus Part 2: COVID-19 Discussions. Perspectives, Protection and Positive Mindsets


Part 2 of our Coronavirus Special Update.  In this episode, Will and Eoin look in more depth at the the impact of coronavirus.  They kick off by discussing the basics of this pandemic, before considering the potential impact on healthcare services and the importance of self and community care during this time.  Eoin and Will also consider their expedition work - and how we can apply tips, tricks and lessons learnt from working in remote environments to the current pressures facing the NHS. 


17 Mar 2020