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BIRD Patient and Public Engagement Podcasts

BIRD Patient and Public Engagement Podcasts

By Mel Brooke
Working to bring you research news and updates on rheumatic conditions, information events and the activities of our patient and public engagement programme.

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Scleroderma Information Podcasts: Episode 1 An Overview with Dr John Pauling
In this first episode of our podcast series about Scleroderma & Raynaud's, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Dr John Pauling, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) who explains about the various symptoms and diagnostic techniques for this condition. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. If you can please rate our podcasts on your listening platform.  We'd love to know your honest opinion about our podcasts (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk This podcast is supported by UCB who have no editorial control on the contents - thank you UCB. To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
47:46
March 18, 2021
Scleroderma Information Podcasts: Episode 2 Medications and Treatments with Dr John Pauling
In this second episode of our podcast series about Scleroderma & Raynaud's, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Dr John Pauling, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) who runs us through the medications and treatments available for Scleroderma & Raynaud's. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. If you can please rate our podcasts on your listening platform.  We'd love to know your honest opinion about our podcasts (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk This podcast is supported by UCB who have no editorial control on the contents - thank you UCB. To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
17:19
March 18, 2021
Scleroderma Information Podcasts: Episode 3 Support Resources and Research with Dr John Pauling
In this third episode of our podcast series about Scleroderma & Raynaud's, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) continues to talk with Dr John Pauling, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) about support and resources and asks him what research is currently saying about Systemic Scleroderma. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. If you can please rate our podcasts on your listening platform. We'd love to know your honest opinion about our podcasts (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk This podcast is supported by UCB who have no editorial control on the contents - thank you UCB. To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
13:24
March 18, 2021
Axial Spondyloarthritis Information Podcasts (1 of 5): An overview and meds with Dr Raj Sengupta
In this first episode of our podcast series about Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA), Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Dr Raj Sengupta, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) who explains about the various symptoms, diagnostic techniques and medications for this condition. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
44:07
November 29, 2020
Axial Spondyloarthritis Information Podcasts (2 of 5): The Importance of Staying Active with Snr Physiotherapist Vicky Baldy
In the second episode of our podcast series about Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA), Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) invites Vicky Baldy, Senior Physiotherapist at the RNHRD and Brownsword Therapies Centre (Bath) to talk about the importance of staying active and how exercise is a really useful self-management tool for people with axSpA. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
27:20
November 28, 2020
Axial Spondyloarthritis Information Podcasts (3 of 5): The online axSpA course and research news with Dr Elizabeth Reilly
In this third episode of our podcast series about Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA), Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Dr Elizabeth Reilly who shares some news about research projects she has been working on in 2020 and how the new virtual axSpA online course has been going.  Dr Elizabeth Reilly is a Clinical Research Fellow in Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) and School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath.    Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
26:46
November 28, 2020
Axial Spondyloarthritis Information Podcasts (4 of 5): Project Nightingale app with Rosie Barnett
In this fourth episode of our podcast series about Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA), Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Bath University researcher Rosie Barnett who talks about her work on Project Nightingale - an app developed to help people with axSpA self track symptoms and better manage their condition. For links mentioned in the podcast Rosies contact is rosiebarnett1@nhs.net  or twitter @RosieBarnett95  and the website link is Project Nightingale Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
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November 28, 2020
Axial Spondyloarthritis Information Podcasts (5 of 5): NASS Update with Dr Dale Webb
In the fifth and final episode of our podcast series about Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA), Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) invites Dr Dale Webb, Chief Executive of NASS (National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society)  to share an update on the good works and campaigns of NASS during 2020 and what exciting plans they have for 2021. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. For links mentioned in the podcast you can also visit: NASS (National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society)  We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
27:39
November 28, 2020
Young Adults Rheumatology Information Podcasts: Episode 1 - Transitioning from paediatric to adult rheumatology care
This podcast series is aimed at providing useful information to young adults.  In the first episode, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with two rheumatology experts about the process of transitioning from paediatric to adult rheumatology care and how a special clinic for young adults set up at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath helps with that process.  Dr Valerie Rogers is a Consultant in Paediatric Rheumatology and Child and Adolescent Chronic Pain at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children,  and Dr Sarah Tansley is a Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath  Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
28:15
November 5, 2020
Young Adults Rheumatology Information Podcasts: Episode 2 - All about the Young Adults Clinic
This is the second podcast in our series aimed at providing useful information to young adults.  In this episode, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Jan Ball who is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Rheumatology at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath. Jan gives us an insight into this special transition clinic mentioned in the first podcast in this series and talks us through the kinds of things that happen during appointments. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
33:01
November 4, 2020
Young Adults Rheumatology Information Podcasts: Episode 3 - The importance of Pregnancy Planning
This podcast series is aimed at providing useful information to young adults with rheumatic conditions.  In this third episode of the series, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with two experts about the importance of pregnancy planning and what kinds of conversations to have with your medical teams.  Dr Ellie Korendowych is a Consultant in Rheumatology at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath and Claire Park is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynacologist at the Royal United Hospital, Bath Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
43:41
November 3, 2020
Vasculitis - an overview with Dr Sarah Skeoch
In this first episode of our podcast series about Vasculitis, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Dr Sarah Skeoch, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) who explains about the various symptoms that can fall under this wide ranging condition that creates inflammation of blood vessels. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
20:53
October 2, 2020
Vasculitis medications with Dr John Pauling
In this second episode of our podcast series about Vasculitis, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Dr John Pauling, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) who explains about the range of medications that can be used for this condition which causes inflammation of the blood vessels. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
16:29
October 2, 2020
Vasculitis - the Giant Cell Arteritis clinic with Clinical Nurse Specialist Sarah Smith
In this third  episode of our podcast series about Vasculitis, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks with Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sarah Smith from the RNHRD (Bath) who talks about the new Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) clinic at the hospital, how she interacts and councils patients with their medications, symptom management and helps to support them with this particular variant of Vasculitis. GCA causes inflammation of those blood vessels which largely reside in the head and neck although other parts of the body can also be affected. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
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October 1, 2020
Osteoporosis: overview and medications with Dr Sarah Hardcastle
In this episode of our podcast series about Osteoporosis, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) asks Dr Sarah Hardcastle, Consultant Rheumatologist at the RNHRD (Bath) to tell us what is known about osteoporosis, how it is assessed and to talk about typical features such as hip, wrist and vertebral fractures, falls and other risks.  We also discuss what treatments exist and the lifestyle factors that can influence the condition. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
32:40
July 22, 2020
Osteoporosis: exercise and staying active with Sarah Legg
In this episode of our podcast series about Osteoporosis, Mel Brooke and Sarah Legg, Senior Physiotherapist Rheumatology at the  Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (Bath) talk about exercises such as strength training and balance, falls risks and what to avoid if you have had a vertebral fracture, and tips for staying active with Osteoporosis. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
32:41
July 22, 2020
Osteoporosis: referral pathways with Jackie Webb
In this episode of our podcast series about Osteoporosis, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks to Jackie Webb who is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Osteoporosis at the RUH, Bath.  Jackie walks us through the various ways someone can be referred to an Osteoporosis clinic and what you can expect at a visit.  Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme To find out more about BIRD and the PPE Programme visit:      The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases
33:16
July 22, 2020
Osteoporosis: patient experience chat with Gill
In this episode of our podcast series relating to Osteoporosis, Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director (BIRD) talks to Gill about her experience of having the condition, what led to her diagnosis and the kinds of treatments she has had prescribed.  Gill, who is also an ex-Nurse, has had an interesting journey that is not typical and just goes to show that OP can be quite invisible for some people.  Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. We need to know your honest opinion (and have promised our funders to learn from your feedback!) as we further develop our podcasts - please click here to complete our quick  e-survey Please note: All content for BIRD's PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. Please sign up to our mailing list if you would like to stay in touch and be notified about future podcasts via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme.
24:48
July 22, 2020
Myositis Information Podcast with Dr Sarah Tansley
In BIRDs very first information event podcast Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Programme Director,  talks to Dr Sarah Tansley about Myositis including the different sub-types of Myositis, symptoms, diagnosis, medications and management of the condition.  Dr Tansley is an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology with a special interest in Myositis research and part of the team of experts at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. As mentioned in the podcast, here are a few links to help you find more information: www.nhs.uk/conditions/myositis/ www.myositis.org.uk www.versusarthritis.org/about-arthritis/conditions/myositis/ We'd love to have your feedback as we further develop our podcasts - please complete this quick  e-survey via Myositis Feedback Please note: All content for BIRDs PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk. If you would like more information or  have any questions you can get in touch via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme.
25:41
March 26, 2020
Myositis Part 2: Keeping active with Jade Skeates
Following on from our first podcast about the rheumatic condition Myositis, Jade Skeates, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Rheumatology at the RNHRD, Bath talks to Mel Brooke, Patient and Public Engagement Director (BIRD) about ways of keeping active with Myositis. Did you know you can access all our information podcasts direct from BIRDs website?  Simply visit www.birdbath.org.uk/podcasts and scroll down the page to find the one you are looking for. More useful information about Myositis may be found here: www.nhs.uk/conditions/myositis/ www.myositis.org.uk www.versusarthritis.org/about-arthritis/conditions/myositis/ Please note: All content for BIRDs PPE podcasts are created for information purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or health provider with any questions you may have about your medical condition. Reliance on any information provided by BIRD or any of the expert podcast guests is solely at your own risk.  If you would like more information or  have any questions you can get in touch via admin@birdbath.org.uk The Patient and Public Engagement Programme is supported by a hands-off sponsorship from Eli Lilly and Company Limited who have no involvement in the development or running of the programme.
21:41
March 25, 2020