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: 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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Health Matters: Dexamethasone (17 June 2020)

Health Matters: Dexamethasone (17 June 2020)

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A potential breakthrough in the treatment for COVID-19? Dr Michelle explains the preliminary results of the RECOVERY trial and the promising news about dexamethasone.

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Health Matters: Mental Health 2 (10 June 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health 2 (10 June 2020)

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In the second in her series of Mental Health Matters shows, Dr Michelle talks about one of the most common mental illnesses, depression. She recommends watching Matthew Johnstone’s “I h...

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Health Matters:  Mental Health 1 (4 June 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health 1 (4 June 2020)

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Dr Michelle’s first in a series of shows around mental health. In this episode, she looks at the definitions of mental health and mental illness and some important statistics showing how comm...

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Health Matters: Ticks (27 May 2020)

Health Matters: Ticks (27 May 2020)

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Medical consultations for tick bites during January to April were more than double figures for the same period in 2018 and 2019. Dr Michelle explains possible reasons and reminds us about the impor...

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Health Matters: Not time to get complacent (19 May 2020)

Health Matters: Not time to get complacent (19 May 2020)

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We’re now into week 2 of return to school for many and the second phase of lockdown easing but Dr Michelle reminds us that we shouldn’t get complacent. She explains the 8 recommendation...

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