The NHS are teaming up with Amazon to allow patients who cannot easily search for health advice online the ability to access this information through the voice assistant Alexa. This has already stirred up comments, with some commenting it will take patients away from having doctors appointments, even in the most serious circumstances, while others …

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Oxford’s on-demand ride sharing scheme, PickMeUp, is celebrating its first birthday this month and its a service that appears to be as popular now, than it was when it first started (perhaps even more popular than ever before). I was one of the early adopters of the service, having took my inaugural Pick Me Up …

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I began volunteering in 2006 with local hospital radio station, Radio Cherwell. In 2013, I joined national charity, the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) as a volunteer to give even more back and I still volunteer now, some thirteen years later. I love volunteering. In my roles at Radio Cherwell, I have been able to gain …

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I’ve been trying to get a full time job in the radio industry since I graduated in 2011 and while I continue to volunteer for two radio/media based charities, it turns out I didn’t have enough experience to get that ‘real world’ job I had been yearning for. This realisation came mid 2018, after I …

From Radio to Healthcare Read More »