Pomegranate Health presents compelling stories about medicine and society: how doctors make difficult ethical and clinical decisions, how they can communicate with patients and how health delivery can be made more equitable. The podcast is produced by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians to inspire excellence in practice. You’ll hear from clinicians, researchers and advocates.


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Format: Podcast (audio)


Episode 75: Feeling Guilty- Medical Injury Part 2

Episode 74: Saying Sorry- Medical Injury Part 1

Episode 73: Communicating a Pandemic

Episode 72: Modelling a Pandemic—Congress 2021

Episode 71: Voluntary Assisted Dying—what have we learned?

Episode 70: Zeroing in on “the renal troponin”

Episode 69: Gendered Medicine- Funding and Research

Episode 68: Gendered Medicine- Pain

Episode 67: Boosting Public Health in the Indo-Pacific

Episode 66: Gendered Medicine 1- Heart Disease

Episode 65: A New Script for Global Public Health

Episode 64: Big Pharma and the People’s Vaccine

Episode 63: the WHO’s biggest test

Episode 62: Essential Ethics in Adolescent Health

Episode 61: Delirium Part 2- Prevention and Management

Episode 60: Delirium Part 1- Detection and Causes

Episode 59: Essential Ethics in Paediatrics

Episode 58: Billing Part 2—Compliance and the Free Market

Episode 57: The Art of Telehealth

Episode 56: Billing in Byzantium

Episode 55: Starting out in Private Practice

Episode 54: My Health Record in Practice

Episode 53: Marrabinya—a hand outstretched

Episode 52: Opioids Part 2- Regulation and Marketing

Episode 51: Getting off the Opioids- Part 1

Episode 50: Rural Medicine in NZ- Congress 2019

Episode 49: Training in the Bush Part 2—Remote WA

Episode 48: Training in the Bush Part 1—Country NSW

Episode 47: Complex Adolescent Transitions—Congress 2019

Episode 46: The First 1000 Days—Congress 2019

Episode 45: Medical Fitness to Drive

Episode 44: Cervical Screening–Less Is More

Episode 43: What’s in a Name? - Disruption Part 2

Episode 42: The Value Proposition- Disruption Part 1

Episode 41: Targeting Diabetes

Episode 40: Rebooting CPD Part 2—Feedback and Audit

Episode 39: Rebooting CPD Part 1—Origins

Episode 38: Making a Connection

Episode 37: Ethical Dilemmas—Congress 2018

Episode 36: Acute Coronary Syndrome Part 2—Secondary Prevention

Episode 35: Acute Coronary Syndrome Part 1—Diagnosis

Episode 34: Diagnostic Error Part 2—Systems

Episode 33: Early Days for Cannabis Therapy

Episode 32: Diagnostic Error Part 1—Cognitive Bias

Episode 31: Ngā Kaitiaki Hauora

Episode 30: Being Human Physician Wellbeing Depression Suicide Mental Health Issues Psychiatric Distress

Episode 29: Drug Interactions and Deprescribing Drug Interactions Deprescribing Prescription Drugs Polypharmacy

Episode 28: Transitions to Fellowship Trainee Fellowship Consultant Clinical Skills Mentor

Episode 27: Severe Asthma Asthma Severe Asthma Eosinophilic Asthma Allergic Asthma Non-Eosinophilic Asthma

Episode 26: Dealing with Uncertainty – Part 2 Functional Disorders Unexplained Syndromes Diagnosis Treatment

Episode 25: Dealing with Uncertainty – Part 1 Uncertain Patients Communication with Patients Honesty Faith Diagnosis and Treatment

Episode 24: Social Medicine – Themes from Congress 2017 Socioeconomic (SES) Factors Health and Well Being Health Resources Codes of Ethics Health Advocacy

Episode 23: Managing Autism in the ED Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Emergency Physician Emergency Department Distressed Patients Autistic Child

Episode 22: Transitions to Retirement Doctor’s Retirement Physician Retirement Physician Identity Physician Career

Episode 21: Genomics for the Generalist – Part 2Genome Sequencing Genome Screening Disease Risk Ethics Cancer Research

Episode 20: Genomics for the Generalist – Part 1 Modern genomics Gene tests Gene panels Genome sequencing Pharmacogenomics

Episode 19: Health, Disease and Death in the Early Colony Infectious diseases Measle outbreak Plague epidemic Mortality Influenza

Episode 18: Integrating Health and Social Care Health and social care Public health Health care Salutogenesis

Episode 17: Better Practice in Paeds EVOLVE Paediatrics and Child Health Children's health Paediatric presentations general paediatrics

Episode 16: Mind the (Gender) Gap Gender equity in medicine Gender pay gap Discrimination Maternity leave clinical leadership

Episode 15: Methamphetamine – Beyond the Hype Crystal Methamphetamine Ice Epidemic Addiction Speed Motivational Interviewing

Episode 14: Fever of Unknown Origin Pyrexia PUO Infectious Diseases Antibiotics Geriatric Patients

Episode 13: A Fresh Start for Disability Services National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Rehabilitation Permanent Disability Therapy Goals Disability Services

Episode 12: Perspectives on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Indigenous Health Intergenerational Trauma Life Expectancy Mortality Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Episode 11: Adolescent Health Adds Up Adolescent Youth Young People Young Adult Chronic Childhood Illness

Episode 10: Evolving Your Practice EVOLVE Low Value Care Harmful Medical Treatments Clinical Decision Making

Episode 9: The Gut Microbiome and IBD Gut Microbiome Inflammatory Bowel Disease Faecal Microbiota Gastrointestinal Transplantation Bacteria

Episode 8: Obesity Inside Out Obesity BMI Overweight Metabolic Weight Management

Episode 7: The Art of Supervision Supervision Constructive Criticism Active Supervision Advanced Trainee Feedback

Episode 6: Antibiotic Resistance – Are We All Doomed? Antibiotic Resistance Virus Infections Antimicrobials Bacteria

Episode 5: Physician, Heal Thyself K10 scale Physician health Psychological distress Stem cell transplantation Doctors health service Mental health

Episode 4: Stem Cell Therapies Today Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Bone marrow transplant Stem cell transplantation Religion Immune deficiencies Therapeutic intervention

Episode 3: Law at End-of-Life End of life decision making End of life treatment Common law Legal frameworks Death

Episode 2: Cultural Humility Death End of life care Family culture Religion Common law Legal frameworks

Episode 1: Recognising Death Death End of life care Communication skills End of life decision making Listening skills