*First broadcast on December 2, 2021. In a Japanophiles interview, Peter Barakan meets Nicholas Rennick, an Australian doctor working at a Tokyo hospital. He started in April 2020, at the very beginning of the pandemic, and was immediately treating patients with COVID-19. Now, he performs various roles. Besides seeing patients, Rennick offers advice on improving service for foreigners, and gives English lessons to hospital staff. He talks about his inspiration for coming to Japan, and the challenges he has faced so far.
Nicholas Rennick, from Australia, works as a doctor in Tokyo
He helps other hospital staff improve their English abilities
In an interview with Peter Barakan, Rennick speaks about his experiences, and future plans