Coping with COVID podcast

Coping with COVID podcast


Latest Episodes

37: Student & staff experiences: Shivani 
January 07, 2022

In this episode Helen is joined by Shivani, who graduated in Medicine in 2021. Shivani looks back on her experiences of 5th year, and how reflection and journaling unexpectedly helped her cope with lo

36: Student & staff experiences: Niamh 
December 16, 2021

Niamh graduated in Medicine in 2021 and was Wellbeing rep for LivPsych last year. Last Christmas, she wrote a blogpost about the “12 Days of Wellbeing”, including the Ultimate Boxing Day Sandwich: htt

35: Vaccination
November 25, 2021

Medical students have made a vital contribution to the COVID vaccination programme in Liverpool There have been lots of challenges along the way, but it has transformed many people’s lives and is chan

34. Student & staff experiences: Henry
November 05, 2021

After a break in podcast episodes, we’re back with a second series. Things are very different to when we were releasing podcast episodes before, but we are still “Coping with COVID” in various ways. -

33: Resilience resources
March 18, 2021

Helen discusses resilience with Dr Warren Donnellan. Warren talks about the ecological model of resilience and identifying the resources that can help us through challenging times. Here are links to the two papers that Warren refers to in the podcast:...

32: Student experiences: Etienne
February 19, 2021

In this episode, Helen is joined by Etienne, a third year diagnostic radiography student who has worked and been on placement in the NHS during COVID-19. We talked about how placements have been different during the pandemic,

31: Social connections and Zoom quizzes
December 21, 2020

In this episode, Helen talks to Danny Blair, a Lecturer in Radiotherapy at the University of Liverpool. They discuss the importance of social connections, how the Radiotherapy Department have been supporting students during COVID-19,

30: Going outside
December 15, 2020

In this episode, Helen is joined by Dr Dean Burnett, a neuroscientist and author. They talk about the effect on our mental wellbeing of spending time outdoors or with a view of nature, and the new appreciation many of us have for going outside after lo...

29: Arts, creativity, and wellbeing
December 03, 2020

Helen is joined by Professor Vicky Karkou, Director for the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing at Edge Hill University. Lots of us have been dancing, singing, painting, cooking, gardening, and doing craft projects during COVID-19.

28: Revisiting resilience: Chronicity and the four pillars of resilience
November 27, 2020

In this episode, Helen is joined by Professor Laurence Alison and Emily Alison, to revisit the topic of resilience (episode 2). We talk about the four pillars of resilience: health, purpose, joy and feedback,