Joyful Doctor


Welcome to the Joyful Doctor Podcast!

The Joyful Doctor, Dr Caroline Walker, interviews a host of inspiring doctors from around the world.

Listen in for inspiration and amazing tips on how you can be more joyful - whether you work in medicine or not!

You'll hear stories of triumph and disaster, courage and vulnerability, despair and joy... with a healthy dose of realism and medical life experience thrown in - enjoy!

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COVID-19 - Coping with the harder truths and emotions throughout the crisis

In this episode Caroline talks with her good friend and colleague, GP and Humanistic Counsellor, Dr Nicky Kiernan (AKA Nicky Setter) about the range of normal emotions and worries we are facing through the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is bringing us face-to-face with some our the harder truths about life and death.

Show notes:

Recommended Book:

Staring at the Sun - Irvin Yalom

Quote from Sogyal Rinpoche, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

Contact Nicky via her website: or

Email: [email protected]