The Encephalitis Podcast
Covid-19 and ‘Long Covid’

Covid-19 and ‘Long Covid’

August 17, 2020

Dr Jake Suett, an intensive care doctor, became ill with symptoms of COVID-19 early on in the pandemic.

He talks to Dr Ava Easton about his illness and the lasting effects of the infection that he is experiencing today, a term which has become known as 'Long Covid'.

The law and its role in a pandemic world

The law and its role in a pandemic world

August 7, 2020

Dr Ava Easton speaks to Anne Cassidy, a partner at Moore Barlow LLP, about her career as a medical doctor and lawyer, and the law and its role for encephalitis patients and how it operates in a pandemic world.

An interview with Dr Ava Easton, CEO of the Encephalitis Society

An interview with Dr Ava Easton, CEO of the Encephalitis Society

August 3, 2020

The shoe is on the other foot for Dr Ava Easton - the CEO of the Encephalitis Society - in this edition of our podcast. Our Ambassador Simon Hattenstone quizzes her on life before the charity, her career and also asks her some Desert Island Discs-style questions.

Working as a neurologist in the Covid-19 pandemic

Working as a neurologist in the Covid-19 pandemic

August 3, 2020

Dr Nicholas Davies, consultant neurologist and Chair of the Encephalitis Society's Scientific Advisory Panel, talks to Dr Ava Easton about his day-to-day life during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 and the search for a vaccine

Covid-19 and the search for a vaccine

July 29, 2020

Dr Ava Easton speaks to Professor Peter Hotez about Covid-19 and the search for a vaccine.

 

Professor Peter Hotez is Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine and a Professor at the Departments of Paediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, which have been at the forefront of both research and treatment of the Covid-19 infection.

Covid-19, mental health and wellbeing

Covid-19, mental health and wellbeing

July 29, 2020

Dr Ava Easton speaks to psychologists Dr Bonnie-Kate Dewar and Dr Jessica Fish about mental health and well being following the Covid19 outbreak.  (Recorded on April 28).

 

Covid-19 and neurological surveillance

Covid-19 and neurological surveillance

July 28, 2020

Neurologist Dr Benedict Michael talks to Dr Ava Easton about the newly created National Surveillance Programme on Neurological Complications of COVID19, CoroNerve.

Covid-19 and neurology

Covid-19 and neurology

July 27, 2020

A podcast looking at the potential neurological impact of Covid-19 with experts Dr Ava Easton and neurologist Dr Mark Ellul.

 

This podcast was recorded on April 14, 2020.

Covid-19 and encephalitis

Covid-19 and encephalitis

July 22, 2020

Professor Tom Solomon, Dr Lance Turtle and Dr Ava Easton answer your questions about Covid-19 and encephalitis.

Recorded: March 20, 2020.

 

 

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