5 Best Healthcare Podcasts on iTunes

The case for podcasts: it’s the modern, downloadable radio show, perfectly tailored to your interests. Everything we’re recommending is free, and found on iTunes. It’s perfect for your commute, amping you up for another busy day, and inspiring you in the evening. If you find running (or even walking) boring, try listening to one of the podcasts listed — for myself, it makes me forget I’m running and often, I’ve clocked in more miles faster than I ever expected in the end. Bonus: you’re going to sound really educated to any interviewer!

1. RNFM Radio

healthcare podcast

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If you’re a nurse, or work with nurses — give this a listen! Three nurses join forces for a revolutionary podcast formed to challenge the common understanding of what it means to be a nurse. Tune in for your weekly dose of nursing trends, news, and advice. This team of ultra-savvy nurses is resuscitating the brand of nursing and amplifying the collective voices of this amazing profession.

2. TedTalks Health

healthcare podcast

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From way-new medical breakthroughs to smart daily health habits, doctors and researchers share their discoveries about medicine and well-being onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading – if you’re hungry for more, we’ve also listed 5 of our favourite healthcare TED talks!

3. Red Hot Healthcare

healthcare podcast

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This show is a blend of a weekly summary of top news across the health sector, along with select interviews from healthcare leaders and HIT mavericks. Great for anyone interested in the healthcare sector with an entrepreneurial spirit, looking to innovate or move up in their career!

4. Radio Headspace

healthcare podcast

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Headspace is the revolutionary meditation app thousands of users swear by! Their podcast promises simply ‘inspiration for a healthier, happier life’ with listeners describing feeling ‘focused, aware, present and compassionate’ — I couldn’t describe it any better. Perhaps the best in life really is just simple.

5. No Meat Athlete Radio

healthcare podcast

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This is my personal favourite: Matt is the most genuine person, guiding you through the complex world of health with a steady hand. He approaches health in a holistic way, interviewing experts in many different fields: his latest episodes include discussions of food, yoga, libraries, tobacco and disability. Added bonus: Matt’s smooth voice makes you feel like all is right in the world, always.

What are some of your favourite podcasts? 

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