Ruin to Recovery: A Soldier’s Story

November 14, 2018

In this episode, we take a look at both sides of the story, as WEM Trauma Lead Eoin Walker shares the stage with Dan Richards, who lost his right arm following a road traffic collision in 2009. 

Dan describes the challenges he has faced and the obstacles he has overcome, but most importantly, how losing his arm was 'one of the best things' to happen to him. 

Mark Byers - ‘Chemical and Biological Terrorist Events in the UK’

November 7, 2018

In this episode, we revisit one of the most popular talks from WEM17, as Mark Byers discusses the rise of terrorist activity in the UK. 

Natalie Roberts - Cholera and Conflict: The Secret Mass Killer

October 31, 2018

In this episode, we revisit one of #WEM17's most popular talks. Natalie Roberts, Head of Emergency Operations for MSF France, explores her work in conflict zones and the joys of finding, and successfully treating, the 'silent killer' cholera. 

Karen O’Neill - Search and Rescue: Saving Lives at Sea

October 24, 2018

In this episode, Karen O'Neill details her role as part of the Save the Children migrant crisis. Listeners will discover the varied, and often difficult role that Karen undertook as part of the medical team onboard the rescue boat. 

Mark Beaumont and Laura Penhaul - Around the World in 80 Days.

October 17, 2018

In this episode, we revisit one of the highlights from #WEM17 - a truly fantastic talk from world record holder and long-distance cycling legend Mark Beaumont, and his expert physio Laura Penhaul, who was responsible for his mental and physical well-being during this amazing feat. 

Emily Mayhew - Life Beyond the Point of Wounding

October 10, 2018

In this episode, medical historian Emily Mayhew looks at how the First World War changed the face of pre-hospital care in Britain. 

All Things Risk - Interview with Mark Hannaford

October 3, 2018

Mark Hannaford founder of World Extreme Medicine, talkes to All Things Risk. Listeners will learn about the circumstances that encouraged Mark to create 'WEM', as well as his work in founding sister company 'Across the Divide'.  


Hamish de Bretton Gorden - Chemical Weapons: A New Norm?

September 19, 2018

In this episode, CBRN expert Hamish de Bretton Gordon discusses the use of chemical weapons. Listeners will be invited to consider the implications of their use.

Emily Farkas - Extreme Heart Surgery

September 5, 2018

In this episode, Emily Farkas talks about her work as a humanitarian surgeon. Listeners will learn about how she became involved with Cardiac Surgery and where her career has taken her since. 

The Hero Forge - Interview with Mark Hannaford

April 17, 2018

Mark Hannaford talks to The Hero Forge about our World Extreme Medicine Conference and where it all began.