Podcast: How we can make healthcare more sustainable

The BMJ and Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare have teamed up to launch a podcast looking at how doctors can reduce “medical excess” that is potentially causing harm to patients and the planet.

Called The Recovery, the podcast was released in November last year with the aim of putting the overuse of medical interventions — like unnecessary tests, treatments and diagnoses — in the spotlight and starting conversations in workplaces about how to better utilise finite healthcare resources.

The six-episode podcast series is hosted