In this podcast, Dr Dagan Lonsdale talks very frankly about the practicalities and realities of speaking out through the media on a controversial political topic whilst working as a doctor. This is highly recommended listening, particularly for anyone interested in the challenges of working with the media to get your views across to the public, and for those who want to know more about the dispute between the Department of Health and junior doctors regarding the terms of a new contract.
Dr Lonsdale is an experienced clinical pharmacologist and intensive care registrar who works in London, and he has been very vocal during the junior doctors contract dispute. He has appeared in numerous interviews, including alongside Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary.
This podcast was recorded on the 3rd of May 2016.