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 Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

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This week Dr Michelle explains about the Echo112 Medical ID App which allows us to securely store important medical information and an electronic donor card that can be accessed by medical personal...

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Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

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As more and more Cantons in Switzerland are making mask wearing compulsory in certain situations, Dr Michelle looks at fabric (or textile) masks and how to make sure yours is compliant. For more in...

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Health Matters: The Positive Effects of Gratitude (26 August 2020)

Health Matters: The Positive Effects of Gratitude (26 August 2020)

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La Rentrée Gratitude Challenge – Dr Michelle explains the positive effects of practising gratitude on our physical and mental health and has some suggestions of how to start practising gratitude in...

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Health Matters:  Basic Life Support during Covid-19 (9 July 2020)

Health Matters: Basic Life Support during Covid-19 (9 July 2020)

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Knowing how to give Basic Life Support can save a person’s life if their heart and breathing have stopped. Dr Michelle explains the important adaptations when giving Basic Life Support during the C...

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Health Matters: Depression (2 July 2020)

Health Matters: Depression (2 July 2020)

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Dr Michelle brings the next installment in her Mental Health Matters series, in this episode looking at treatment options for depression.

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Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

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Help to break the chains of transmission of COVID-19 by downloading the SwissCovid App from 25th June. Dr Michelle explains how the App works as a complement to conventional contact tracing.

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