A Merry Covid Christmas

At a time of year where we normally gather our family around, the pandemic is bringing up some difficult decisions about how to keep our families safe whilst we mark the holiday. This is a Christmas Special Episode with a difference – Dr Amber joins us again to talk us through the Covid-19 guidelines at Christmas […]

From Ebola to Long Covid

When deployed to the ebola outbreak, Dr Janet Scott worked with patients experiencing long-term health problems after recovering from the virus. In the current global pandemic, we are also seeing many people suffering from a multitude of issues after recovering from coronavirus – known as Long Covid. Dr Janet Scott has been working to investigate […]

A GP in a Pandemic

Despite their role in community-focused medicine and their intimate knowledge of their patients, GPs were left behind during the COVID pandemic. Dr Amber Wheatley tells us about life in general practice during the coronavirus crisis and why this has been a downfall in tackling the virus for the UK’s most vulnerable patients.

Pregnant and in Social Isolation

Given the global pandemic and wide circulation of misinformation, experts will be joining the Inside the Petri Dish team (virtually – for socially distancing) to get to grips with COVID19. Yesterday, Boris Johnson announced the UK is on lockdown. This can be a scary thought for pregnant people or those with newborns. Tay speaks to Dr […]

Working on a Coronavirus Ward | Dr Harry Ferguson

Given the global pandemic and wide circulation of misinformation, experts will be joining the Inside the Petri Dish team (virtually – for socially distancing) to get to grips with COVID19. Alice speaks to a close friend, Dr Harry Ferguson, who is staffing a coronavirus ward in Wales, about what symptoms we should look out for, […]

Talk Dirty Science To Me | The Science of Sex

Tay, Vicki and Alice return to Cardiff Science Festival to host another live podcast, this time they tackle the science of sex. Joined by Sian Jones, from Scarleteen, Inside the Petri Dish examines everything from the misconceptions of sex to HPV and contraception. Join them for a less-than-serious chat about the down-belows.