Show: Health matters

by Michelle Wright
  • Tuesday at 6.40am - replayed throughout the week

A weekly show with Dr Michelle Wright. She's a British-trained General Practitioner and Director of First Aid training and Health Education company, HealthFirst. Michelle also works part-time as a doctor in the Staff Medical Service of the International Labour Organisation in Geneva. She practices lifestyle medicine and is a medical writer.

Visit HealthFirst to find out more about their many First Aid courses and seminars, including courses in CPR and the First Aid course for the Swiss Driver’s Licence.


Hear a new episode of Health Matters every Tuesday at 6.40am - replayed each day throughout the week. Check the complete WRS schedule


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Please note: Any advice and medical information provided during Health Matters shows is as accurate and as comprehensive as possible but it is only general advice and information. It should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions or as a substitute for the individual advice that listeners may receive from consulting their own doctor. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment. WRS or Dr Michelle Wright are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use of information contained in, or implied by, Health Matters shows.

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Health Matters: How the RNA vaccine works

Health Matters: How the RNA vaccine works

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Continuing her look at COVID-19 vaccination here in Switzerland, Dr Michelle takes a deeper dive to discuss the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna messenger RNA vaccines. Find out more on the Federal Offi...

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Health Matters: The Covid Vaccine (13 January 2021)

Health Matters: The Covid Vaccine (13 January 2021)

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COVID vaccination has begun in Switzerland bringing some light at the end of the tunnel as we start 2021! Dr Michelle explains the Swiss vaccination strategy in this Health Matters before taking a ...

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Health Matters: Goodbye to 2020 (December 15 2020)

Health Matters: Goodbye to 2020 (December 15 2020)

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Dr Michelle signs off for 2020 and encourages us to get out into nature to boost our mood and wellbeing during the Christmas break.

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Health Matters: Covid Day Of Action (10 Dec 2020)

Health Matters: Covid Day Of Action (10 Dec 2020)

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Is Coronavirus and the restrictions and measures put in place affecting you mentally and emotionally? The 10th December marks a nationwide day of action all over Switzerland, organized by the Feder...

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Health Matters: Are you getting enough vitamin D (2 December 2020)

Health Matters: Are you getting enough vitamin D (2 December 2020)

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Vitamin D: are you getting enough? Dr Michelle explains that we’re more at risk of becoming deficient in Vitamin D during the winter months and looks at the evidence for supplements to help p...

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Health Matters: Movember and Men's Mental Health (24 November 2020)

Health Matters: Movember and Men's Mental Health (24 November 2020)

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How are you wearing your mask this Movember? Dr Michelle chats to Movember Switzerland rep Scott Poynton about why men struggle to open up about their mental health and the ALEC framework for menta...

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