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Andrew Freeland

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Duration: 1:01:47 | Added: 23 Aug 2021
Derek Hockaday interviews Andrew Freeland, ENT consultant and surgeon, 22 May 2014

Topics discussed include: (00:00:10) starting in Oxford as a senior house surgeon in 1968 in ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, colleagues work and training at Guys Hospital; (00:04:00) Ronald Macbeth and Gavin Livingstone, history of ENT at the Radcliffe Infirmary during second world war and thalidomide disaster; (00:09:34) why Freeland applied for Oxford role; (00:10:15) research year in Banting institute, Toronto and laryngeal cancer work; (00:14:48) clinical students and teaching ENT; (00:16:19) Bill Lund; (00:19:50) deafness and cochlea implants; (00:23:00) private practice alongside day work (00:24:35) nursing in Oxford hospitals; (00:26:06) evolution of handling wax in the ears and hearing aid clinic; (00:28:46) honorary lecturing and students; (00:30:01) importance of anaesthetists; (00:31:44) Oxford tracheostomy tube; (00:33:09) tonsils; (00:35:45) ENT department; (00:39:17) committees; (00:40:30) changes in ENT medicine throughout career; (00:44:49) change in relationships between consultants and administrators; (00:50:00) future of medicine; (00:53:13) NHS in Oxford; (00:55:04) ENT conditions more common due to ageing population; (01:00:53) deciding to study medicine. Note the following sections of audio are redacted: 00:01:22-00:01:37; 00:32:48-00:33:09; 00:38:27-00:39:16; 00:43:18-00:44:00; 00:54:48-00:54:52.

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