Dr Michelle Wright
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DCH
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DCH
Dr Michelle is the Executive Director of HealthFirst. A British-trained General Practitioner (GP), she also works part-time as a doctor in the Staff Medical Service of the International Labour Organisation, Geneva and is well known for her regular radio show, Health Matters on World Radio Switzerland.
MBBS BSc(Hons) MRCS(Eng)
Dr Penny is a London-trained doctor with a specialist interest in Emergency Medicine. She works part-time in the Service de Médecine de Premiers Recours, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève. She is an experienced medical writer and mother of two girls. Dr Penny is one of the founders and Medical Directors of HealthFirst.
RN BSN EFRI
Christine is a US qualified nurse with particular experience in health promotion and stress reduction. She is a qualified massage therapist and yoga instructor and has been a School Nurse at the International School of Geneva since 2006. As a Senior Trainer for HealthFirst, she delivers courses in her native French and English.
RN BSc Midwifery (Hons), Dip TN
Polly is a British-trained nurse and midwife, who has worked for NGOs and Missions around the world. As a mother of four, she brings particular empathy to her roles as both HealthFirst Senior Trainer and Birth Preparation Class specialist.
Mags is a UK-qualified midwife, experienced in pre-natal education, deliveries and post-natal care. Having worked in adult and baby intensive care units, she is passionate about high standards of First Aid and resuscitation techniques. She is an experienced teacher of Sex and Relationship education and a professional singer in the Lake Geneva region.
RGN, ENB 136, 118, EFRI
Amanda is a British-trained nurse who has worked in England, Australia and Switzerland. She was a School Nurse and Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer at the International School of Zug and Luzern and is mother to four boys. Amanda brings her enthusiasm for healthy life choices to our Health Screening Assessments for employees all round Switzerland.
RN BSN EFRI CertEd
Alison trained as a registered nurse in the UK and USA. She has a special interest in Cardiac Care and in-hospital resuscitation training. She is a School Nurse at the International School of Basel, caring for students and staff. Having had 27 years of nursing experience, she brings patience and extensive knowledge to her First Aid Courses.
RCN ENB DipHE Inf.HMP
Cheryl was born in Geneva and trained as a Paediatric Nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. Working at the Petit Saconnex paediatric medical centre and previously at Hôpital de La Tour, she adds her unique bilingual knowledge of the Swiss medical system to her First Aid Training. As a parent of two active teenagers, she is passionate about the prevention of accidents and illnesses.
Olivia is the HealthFirst Administrator bringing her bilingual skills, organisational talents and marketing capability to her role, ensuring the smooth coordination of every First Aid Course. She is a Media and Communications Studies graduate and gained experience with Sky TV and MTV as well as the popular British hospital drama ‘Casualty’.
is the HealthFirst Administrative Assistant, coordinating in French and English with clients and trainers. She has worked in Paris and London organising and auditing in-house trainings, courseware development and translation within companies. Her excellent planning and execution skills facilitate the delivery of HealthFirst services and products.