20 Best UK Medical Podcasts of 2021

May 16, 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about uk medical? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best uk medical podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best UK Medical Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Instant Anatomy

  • Publisher: Dr Robert Whitaker
  • Total Episodes: 79

Podcasts to help the learning of human anatomy for doctors, medical students, nurses and anyone else who has an interest in human anatomy by Dr Robert Whitaker, Cambridge, UK

Scrubbed In

  • Publisher: Dr A.Rahyead and Dr A.Choudhury
  • Total Episodes: 112

Scrubbed In is a podcast by two junior doctors in the UK discussing everything from their journey from medical school to becoming doctors, Startups and life outside medicine! Tune in every week as they discuss new and exciting topics.

The UK MADE EASY Podcast

  • Publisher: UK Made Easy
  • Total Episodes: 34

The UK Made Easy podcast is the place where recently registered international medical graduates discuss their strategies for conquering PLAB 2 examination. Listen to highyield PLAB 2 content specifically designed to explore common challenges and proper interpersonal skills. If you are an international medical graduate and you aspire to work in the UK, you have come to the right place.

The Gut Loving Podcast: All about IBS & the low FODMAP diet

  • Publisher: Laura Tilt (MSc, Dietitian RD) and Huelya Akyuez (sezamee – gut loving food)
  • Total Episodes: 46

The Gut Loving Podcast is all about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the low FODMAP diet. The low FODMAP diet is a relatively new approach to effectively treat IBS symptoms and is scientifically backed up by a vast number of medical studies. The Gut Loving Podcast is hosted by Laura Tilt (an experienced Dietitian in the UK specialising in IBS and the low FODMAP diet) and Huelya Akyuez, patient and creator of project sezamee – gut loving food (video recipes and low FODMAP events) after living with IBS for over 20 years. Together, Laura and Huelya started The Gut Loving Podcast to help others with IBS get clear on the facts – and learn more about how to take control of their condition. Remember: Don’t start the low FODMAP diet without consulting your doctor or low FODMAP specialised dietitian first. The content of our podcast is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. ——- Contact us: [email protected], [email protected] Find a FODMAP dietitian in the UK: https://goo.gl/cYySjs ——- Our social media: Laura Tilt (MSc, Dietitian RD) website: https://www.lauratilt.com/ instagram: nutritilty facebook: /TiltNutrition twitter: @NutriTilty —– Huelya Akyuez (project sezamee – gut loving food) website: http://sezamee.com/ instagram: sezamee facebook: /sezameeUK twitter: @sezameeUK YouTube: sezamee – gut loving food (or simply ‘sezamee’) pinterest: sezamee


  • Publisher: Nasir Kharma
  • Total Episodes: 6

🙋🏻‍♂️ Welcome to the KharmaKast: a podcast where I just kick back, chill out and have a relaxed conversation with creators I admire. My name is Nasir Kharma, a Palestinian/Jordanian, born in Canada, raised in Greece, and living in the UK. I’m a medical student and YouTuber trying to connect with and learn from as many interesting people as I can convince to come on this 1 hour show with me. If you’ve found your way here, I hope you’ll stick around, and welcome to the show 😊

The Zero to Finals Medical Revision Podcast

  • Publisher: Thomas Watchman
  • Total Episodes: 332

Hello and welcome to the Zero to Finals podcast. My name is Dr Thomas Watchman. I am a GP in the UK and I love creating educational material for studying medicine. This podcast is designed to be a time-efficient revision tool to help you study for your medical exams. Each podcast leads on from the next and each season tackles a different area of medicine. The podcast supplements the material available on the www.zerotofinals.com website, in the Zero to Finals books and on the Zero to Finals YouTube channel. Whilst listening to a podcast you can follow along with written information and illustrations on the Zero to Finals website or books. You can also find Zero to Finals on instagram, Facebook and twitter. If you have any comments, suggestions or want to get in touch you can email me at [email protected] the show!

Heads Up

  • Publisher: National Migraine Centre
  • Total Episodes: 33

Headache Specialists from the UK charity National Migraine Centre discuss everything migraine and headache related. This podcast is set up to help give support and advice to those suffering with this largely misunderstood condition. Throughout this podcast you will hear from guest speakers and experts in the medical field, as well as from migraineurs themselves sharing their experiences. Send us your questions or any comments to [email protected]. *** Heads Up artwork by Abi Stevens (www.abistevens.com)

Beauty Decoded: Let’s Talk Tweakments

  • Publisher: Allergan UK
  • Total Episodes: 5

A brand new podcast from Allergan UK, featuring celebrities, beauty journalists and world-renowned medical practitioners discussing the rise of the ‘tweakment”, patient safety, and everything in between. Produced & Funded by Allergan UK. UK-CSC-1950065 Date of Preparation Sep 2019

The Food Medic

  • Publisher: Dr. Hazel Wallace
  • Total Episodes: 55

Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

CMF podcasts

  • Publisher: Christian Medical Fellowship
  • Total Episodes: 166

The Christian Medical Fellowship’s weekly podcasts include teaching, news, feature interviews, and devotionals, aimed at Christians working in healthcare. Keep up to date with the work of CMF, hear Bible teaching relevant to you and your workplace, be inspired by those who have gone before you , and be encouraged by God’s care for you and your whole life. To find out more about CMF go to www.cmf.org.uk, or on Facebook, search for CMF UK.

The Panic Pod

  • Publisher: Joshua Fletcher
  • Total Episodes: 35

Joshua is the author of best-selling books on anxiety, a previous sufferer and a qualified psychotherapist. Co-hosted by Canadian singer, producer, and amateur linguist Ella Jean, The Panic Pod is a discussion-based podcast offering bite-sized practical advice on managing anxiety. It is also an opportunity to illuminate what medical and academic spheres know about anxiety to discuss it in a way that you can take to the pub. Joshua is a fully qualified Psychotherapist and runs a private counselling practice based in Manchester called The Panic Room. [email protected]

EBN podcast

  • Publisher: BMJ Group
  • Total Episodes: 130

Published quarterly, the purpose of Evidence-Based Nursing is to select from the health-related literature research studies and reviews that report important advances relevant to best nursing practice. The clinical relevance and rigour of the studies are assessed to identify research that is relevant to nursing. A commentary on chosen articles identifies the key findings and implications for clinical practice. The RCNi and the BMJ publish Evidence-Based Nursing under the editorship of Professor Alison Twycross from London South Bank University, UK. * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

Talking USMLE Podcast

  • Publisher: Paul Ciurysek & Stavros Vouyiouklis
  • Total Episodes: 71

Learn how we can help you get USMLE-ready & get into your dream Residency program by visiting https://usmle.onlineTalking USMLE is a podcast dedicated to helping medical students kick ass along their medical journey. From how to study in basic sciences to how to ace the USMLE’s to how to prepare for interviews, we cover it all. Podcast is run by Dr. Paul Ciurysek & Dr. Stavros Vouyiouklis.

Everyday Medicine for Physicians

  • Publisher: Emergency Medicine News
  • Total Episodes: 69

Ryan Stanton, MD, the creator of Everyday Medicine for Physicians, reviews the emergency medicine literature to report findings to make your practice easier. Each short podcast highlights the essentials you need to know. Dr. Stanton is the medical director of emergency medicine at UK Good Samaritan Hospital, an EP at UK Chandler Medical Center, and an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He is also the “Doc On-Call” for WTVQ TV, the president-elect of Kentucky ACEP, and a member of the Public-Media Relations Committee for national ACEP. His podcasts on Everyday Medicine for Physicians focus on health topics for patients.

Against the Grain

  • Publisher: Samir Kakodkar
  • Total Episodes: 31

Host: Samir Kakodkar, MD – specialist in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis Medical School: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency: Rush University Medical Center Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s and Colitis): Northwestern Memorial Hospital Practice Location 7900 N Milwaukee Ave Suite 19, Niles, IL 60714 For appointments: 847-318-9595 Contact: [email protected] YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSzuuqUFGgtcwpAbtL5b0xw Twitter: @KakodkarSamir

A Doctor’s View

  • Publisher: Dr Polyvios
  • Total Episodes: 48

Ever wondered what a doctor really thinks of the latest health crazes, the anti-vax movement and vegan diets? Join Dr Polyvios, a doctor who discusses everyday topics in health, fitness and mental wellbeing including health issues that can affect all of us in today’s society. By teaming up with special guests and experts in their field, this podcast also provides an insight into medical life and its challenges including work related stress and burnout. All from a light-hearted but opinionated doctor’s perspective. Have a topic that you’d like to have discussed on the show? Visit us at: adoctorsview.uk Instagram: @adoctorsview Twitter: @DrPolyvios *Disclaimer* Please note that all opinions and the content of this Podcast represent those of the host and the show’s guests. The content of this podcast is for informational and/or entertainment purposes only and should not replace the medical advice given to you by your own GP/doctor. Please ensure you seek medical advice from your own doctor or healthcare professional if you have any concerns regarding your health or have any medical questions. Under no circumstances shall the Podcast’s host or guests be responsible for any damages arising from the use of the Podcast.

Pocket Coach

  • Publisher: Kieran Hedley
  • Total Episodes: 63

Kieran takes both a science and spiritual focus on mental health. As a student of Medical Neuroscience at Duke University, a student of a Dharma Monk, and a student of many successful mentors in the western world, Kieran has moved through his own anxiety and depression. This podcast is dedicated to breaking down how this is possible through his own teachings, as well as fascinating interviews with deeply experienced professionals of their fields from all backgrounds. Join us every Monday 9am (NZT) to upgrade your own understanding around mental health, wellbeing and human performance.

Rooks Health Podcast

  • Publisher: Farouk Bello
  • Total Episodes: 23

Rooks Heath Podcast, hosted by a qualified physiotherapist, health activist and blogger Farouk Bello. In this podcast, we are going to be debunking and explaining some common and controversial health myths and misconceptions. All the way from topics on stretching and supplements to health and racial inequalities in healthcare. We are going to be having conversations with doctors, physiotherapists, other medical professionals, health/wellness experts, athletes and lot more people that know the truths of health. They will be sharing advice, tips and truths based on facts and personal experiences. Find out more information, about each episode, health blogs and this podcast on www.rookshealth.com or on social media @Rookshealth #BLM

All Things Photonics

  • Publisher: Photonics Media
  • Total Episodes: 27

From space exploration and quantum optics, to biomedical imaging and defense, today’s top scientific minds are applying lasers, spectroscopy, microscopy, and more to deliver cutting-edge innovation to our evolving world. In each episode, Photonics Media News Editor Jake Saltzman hosts intimate conversations with those pushing the boundaries of human knowledge. Hear how 3D printed microscopes — and those developed for a fraction of the cost — offer our best hope for diagnosing disease in the developing world; how silicon photonics and biophotonics are invigorating advances in quantum computing and medical diagnostics, respectively; and how a series of femtosecond laser pulses and black metals can provide reliable access to clean water around the world. Notable guests include Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland; Columbia University Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering and 2021 OSA Vice President Michal Lipson; UCLA researcher Aydogan Ozcan; inventor of the Foldscope microscope Manu Prakash; 2021 SPIE President-Elect and founder of the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Duke researcher Adam Wax; and USC physicist Andrea Armani. All Things Photonics is produced by Photonics Media and airs biweekly, on Tuesdays. The podcast was a shortlisted finalist in two categories — Best Science & Medical Podcast and Best Technology Podcast — for The Publishers Podcast 2021 Awards. Season 1 of All Things Photonics received an Honorable Mention for excellence in engaging content from the 2020 Folio Eddie Awards.

A Word From Pastor Taiwo

  • Publisher: Pastor Taiwo Odukoya
  • Total Episodes: 580

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya is the senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Lagos, Nigeria – a church with a membership in excess of 8,000. He holds a degree in petroleum engineering and worked for 12 years with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) until his voluntary retirement in 1994 to concentrate on the ministry God has committed to him. Among his initiatives are: Discovery for Men, Discovery for Women, The Woman Leader, Home Affairs and Grace Springs Medical Centre. An accomplished author, he has to his credit over 300 publications, including books, articles and seminar papers. He was the husband of the legendary Pastor Bimbo (of blessed memory) and they had three lovely children – a boy and two girls. He is now married to Simangele Rosemary Zulu (popularly known as Pastor Nomthi) and they are blessed with two sons.

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