Case Notes (radio show)

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Case Notes is a weekly half-hour radio programme on topics in medicine. It is broadcast on BBC Radio 4. A different illness is covered from a variety of perspectives in each programme. Dr Mark Porter is the current presenter.


It looks at medicine in general and recent medical advances. The programme takes its name from case notes, another name for medical records, the formal documentation written by medics and paramedics.


Case Notes is broadcast on Tuesdays from 21.30 to 22.00. It is repeated on Wednesdays from 16.30 to 17.00. There is a podcast and a programme audio and transcript archive dating back to January 2004.


Dr Mark Porter is the current presenter, who took over from Dr Graham Easton, who left the programme to write for the BMJ; however, he presents the show when Mark Porter is unavailable.

See also[edit]

  • Check Up, a phone-in programme on Radio 4 dealing with individual ailments and remedies.
  • Inside Health - a Radio 4 programme discussing health matters.


  • Lavalie, John. "Case Notes." 21 July 2005. 29 July 2005 EpGuides

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