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: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

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It's mental health awareness week in the UK and beyond, trying to help break down the stigma surrounding mental health. Dr Michelle speaks to Nurse Polly Pupulin about how you can help a person...

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Health Matters: WHO hearing App (8 May 2019)

Health Matters: WHO hearing App (8 May 2019)

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Worried about your hearing? Learn about an innovative App from WHO called "hearWHO" that allows you to do a simple self-screening test using your smartphone and some headphones.

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Health Matters: The role of the dental hygienist (30 April 2019)

Health Matters: The role of the dental hygienist (30 April 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinic Lausanne about ways to keep your dental costs down in Switzerland and the role of the hygienist. For more information about Dr Tho...

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Health Matters: Staying Alive App (24 April 2019)

Health Matters: Staying Alive App (24 April 2019)

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News of another free smartphone App in this week's Health Matters. It's called 'Staying Alive' and allows you to find the closest defibrillator to you – potentially anywhere in the world. Listen in...

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Health Matters:  Meningitis (16 April 2019)

Health Matters: Meningitis (16 April 2019)

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Meningitis is the topic for this episode of Health Matters. Dr Michelle explains the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Health Matters: Vacation Vaccines (9 April 2019)

Health Matters: Vacation Vaccines (9 April 2019)

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Whether you're planning your next holiday and need to know if any specific vaccines are needed or you just want to check your current vaccine status, https://www.myvaccines.ch can help. Dr Michelle...

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