Guest Info

Dr Umesh Prabhu is a senior member of the NHS UK and was one of the few South Asian doctors to be invited to the Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations. He has been recognized for his contributions to patient care in the UK. This episode was a global wake-up to some significant issues facing the BAME community in health services and a warning of what may happen if things do not change.

About the Show

Speaking up or against something can have significant risks, and our guest tomorrow did that. Concerned about the quality of care at the NHS, he lifted the lid on the circa 50,000 patients that are misdiagnosed yearly!

In this podcast episode, Rajan Nazran speaks with Dr Umesh Prabhu, a former Senior Consultant and Paediatrician in the NHS. Dr Prabhu fearlessly discusses the hidden truths behind closed hospital doors, the reality of Covid-19, and crucial information that can potentially save lives! Prepare to be enlightened and astonished by today’s thought-provoking podcast.

With immense experience and expertise, Dr Umesh Prabhu immerses us in the critical realm of patient safety. His remarkable work and unwavering determination to safeguard lives have left an indelible impact. In their conversation, he shares invaluable insights from his research. He provides a compelling account of how he tackles the challenges in ensuring patient safety

Dr Prabhu sheds light on the crucial factors that must be addressed, emphasising the importance of adhering to rules and regulations to protect patients. He explores the pressing issue of Covid preparation, offering valuable perspectives on mitigating risks and preventing medical errors that have tragically resulted in numerous deaths.

While it is undeniable that the NHS and its dedicated staff perform an incredible job throughout the United Kingdom, the lack of adequate funding and assessment has contributed to common mistakes and errors in misdiagnosis across the country. Considering the staggering number of approximately 243 million patients attended to annually by the NHS, even though the error rate remains relatively low, misdiagnoses can still have unfortunate and severe consequences.

Join us as we delve into the world of patient safety with Dr Umesh Prabhu, who provides unparalleled insights, highlights critical challenges, and offers valuable solutions to improve patient care. Together, let us strive for a healthcare system that prioritises safety, precision, and unwavering dedication to the well-being of every individual.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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