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The Business of Healthcare with Tara Humphrey

189 EpisodesProduced by Tara HumphreyWebsite

Tara Humphrey looks behind-the-scenes at the business side of healthcare by talking to NHS and private healthcare leaders. And, throughout this podcast, she also shares her own project management and leadership insights.Tara has an MBA in Healthcare Leadership and Management and Leadership. She is t… read more


#61: Student Doctor and Mental Health Advocate Tash the Medic

Tash the Medic is a Student Doctor and Mental Health Advocate with a huge social media following. At the start of lockdown she set up her social media accounts to document a day in the life of a student doctor and to talk about and breakdown the stigma around mental health. She now has over 6000 followers on Instagram.

Tash joins me this week to share her experiences of using social media to help others. How she has used it to share tips to get into a career in medicine, study tips and her experiences of depression ad anxiety. She shares honestly that it’s ok to not be ok and that you can recover from it.


“My Instagram platform gives me a really good way of breaking down those barriers I’ve set for myself and I try to portray a much more realistic life as a medical student.” Tash the Medic


This week on The Business of Healthcare:

  • How Tash built her following on social media.
  • Why Tash started on Instagram to start with.
  • The importance of talking about mental health.
  • How she is trying to breakdown the stigma around mental health.
  • Tash’s tips on how to get into a career in medicine.
  • How to deal with perfectionism.
  • How it’s ok to not be ok.


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