Tales from my stethoscope

TALES FROM MY STETHOSCOPE  |  Series , ±29 min episodes total time 2 hr 27 min  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
A truly South African podcast series where paramedics, trauma nurses and doctors can share their stories of what its like being on the forefront of emergency medicine in South Africa.
Some episodes may contain a trigger warning upfront - so if you are sensitive to trauma descriptions then perhaps give this episode a miss.

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The flying Scotsman - Tom Watson

As a 15 year old, Advanced Aviation Medicine specialist, Tom Watson was accidentally shot by his friend. This changed his life forever as he knew there had to be a better way.

5 episodes