Rank #1: Season 2 I Episode 13: Want to stop smoking? Our Stop Smoking team is here to help.
Did you know you’re up to 4 times more likely to stop smoking for good if you use a combination of stop smoking treatment and receive support from one of our Stop Smoking Specialists?
Our stop smoking service is provided by specialist advisers who use a range of proven methods to help you quit smoking. They will support you to develop a tailored quit plan based on why you smoke and why you want to quit. They will give you accurate information and advice including details of NHS approved treatments to help you quit. They will also provide follow on support during the first few months of you stopping smoking.
Quitting smoking can make a huge improvement to your health, energy levels, life expectancy and protects your home and loved ones from harmful effects of tobacco smoke.
Jan 19 2021
Rank #2: Season 2 I Episode 12: Staff needed for major COVID-19 antibody study
As COVID-19 is a new disease we still have much to learn about how our immune system responds to it. We don’t know how long an antibody response lasts or whether having antibodies means you cannot be re-infected or transmit the virus to others. Trust staff are involved in a major national study which will help us answer some of these questions.
Jan 14 2021
Rank #3: Season 2 I Episode 11: Vaccine safety mini series
The first of the COVID-19 vaccines is already being rolled out to priority groups across Northern Ireland. Dr Tracey Boyce speaks to Southpod about how this may be the light at the end of the tunnel we’ve all been waiting for.
Dec 22 2020
Rank #4: Season 2 I Episode 10: COVID vaccine
Our very own Joe and Karen Walker – the Trust’s top peer vaccinators.
In this episode they tell us why they’ll be front of the queue for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dec 01 2020
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Rank #5: Season 2 I Episode 9: Vaccine Safety
With so much misinformation out there about vaccines it’s vital that we all have the facts about immunisation.
Dr Shilpa Shah speaks to Southpod to dispel some common vaccine myths.
Dec 01 2020
Rank #6: Season 2 I Episode 8: World Aids Day: A Personal Perspective
Figures from the PHA estimate that approximately 1130 people are living with HIV and receiving care in Northern Ireland. Mal is one of those people.
He shares his own story highlighting the progress that has been made, the need to continue education and awareness, and the role of healthcare professionals in championing change and challenging stigma.
Nov 27 2020
Rank #7: Season 2 I Episode 7: Lives vs livelihoods
Is it possible to recover the economy and still suppress the virus?
We speak to Ms Ana Paula Coutinho Rehse, Infection Prevention and Control Expert, WHO Regional Office for Europe to find out.
Nov 13 2020
Rank #8: Season 2 I Episode 6: COVID conversations
Superspreaders, ventilation, cleaning, social distancing, testing, PPE…
Global IPC expert discusses COVID-19 with the team leading the Trust’s response to the Pandemic.
Nov 09 2020
Rank #9: Season 2 I Episode 5: Why you should #ChooseOT?
As part of Occupational Therapy (OT) Week we spoke to some of our Children’s Occupational Therapists about how the service has evolved and diversified over the years and why you should think about a career in OT.
Nov 03 2020
Rank #10: Season 2 I Episode 4: How not to wear a face mask
Masks only work when we wear them properly.
In this episode we speak to Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Denise McDonagh who talks about some common mask mistakes and explains how wearing a face mask incorrectly can actually do more harm than good.
Oct 20 2020