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Dr Marion Broderick on the 200 Voices podcast
200 Voices an RNLI podcast

‘It’s a huge responsibility’

Episode 46 - The Outer Limits: Dr Marion Broderick

The Aran Islands doctor on the challenges of saving lives in a remote place.

Retired GP Dr Marion Broderick has been the RNLI’s Lifeboat Medical Officer on Inis Mór for 40 years. Marion opens up about the dangers of transferring patients from the islands to the mainland in atrocious conditions, and highlights the lifeboat crew’s pivotal role in helping to guarantee patients’ safety come what may, night and day.