The DFTB Podcast – Adverse Events after PED attendance

In this week’s DFTB podcast we talk to Dr Amy Plint, Faculty Medicine Research Chair in PEM at the University of Ottawa about adverse events following attendance in the paediatric emergency department. Dr Plint, who is a former chair of PERC, discusses her paper from BMJ Quality and Safety on the subject and highlights lessons…

Neonatal procedures: Elizabeth Osmond at DFTB19

Neonatal procedures can be broken down into two broad categories. There are those that are needed to stabilize the child in front of you (such as vascular access or intubation) and there are those with a more diagnostic intent (such as a lumbar puncture or SPA). Newborns are unpredictable so Beth Osmond asks us to…

Going the extra millimetre in neonatal care: Hazel Talbot at DFTB19

Hazel Talbot graduated from one of the countries leading medical schools just one year after Andrew Tagg. Whilst he has fled the NHS for warmer climes she has remained in the UK and works as a neonatologist for Embrace, the Yorkshire and Humber Infant and Children’s Transport service, part of Sheffield Children’s Hospital. She is also…