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:  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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Health Matters: Face Masks (7 May 2020)

Health Matters: Face Masks (7 May 2020)

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Dr Michelle discusses face masks: When should you wear one? What type of mask should you wear and what other things should you think about?    

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Health Matters: Should you get tested? (28 April 2020)

Health Matters: Should you get tested? (28 April 2020)

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COVID-19 – should I be tested before I return to work? Dr Michelle answers this and some other frequently asked questions about testing.

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Health Matters: Hay Fever or Covid-19? pt 2 (23 April 2020)

Health Matters: Hay Fever or Covid-19? pt 2 (23 April 2020)

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Dr Michelle discusses hay fever treatments and some resources to keep a check on circulating pollen counts in Switzerland. Visit www.pollenundallergie.ch or download the Pollen News App for iPhone ...

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