Blog & Podcasts

Beware of stinging Insects

Beware of stinging insects! Enjoy your al fresco summer dining safe in the knowledge of what to do if those bees or wasps attack. In this podcast, Dr Michelle explains all.

Echo112 – The lifesaving mobile phone app

Dr Michelle gives us an update on developments with the Echo112 Pocket Lifesaver mobile phone App. She also describes a new App launched by the same company: the Echo112 First Responder App. This new App helps to locate available First Responders in the vicinity and…

Pregnancy Care Part 4 by Midwife Polly Pupulin

Top Tips for Expectant Parents In this final part of the series on preparing for the birth of your new baby in Switzerland, midwife Polly Pupulin talks to Dr Michelle about her top tips for expectant parents. More details on Polly’s Birth Preparation classes in…

Pregnancy Care Part 3 by Midwife Polly Pupulin

The third in a series of 4 podcasts helping expectant parents get ready for their new arrival. This time, Dr Michelle discusses breast feeding with Midwife Polly Pupulin. For more information about International Lactation and Breastfeeding consultants: http://www.ilca.org/home For more information about the La Leche League: http://www.llli.org/…

Pregnancy Care Part 2 by Midwife Polly Pupulin

Part 2 in a series of 4 podcasts aimed at expectant parents, or those planning pregnancy, living in Switzerland. Dr Michelle Wright is joined by Midwife Polly Pupulin who shares her advice about how women can prepare for labour and birth. Find out more about…

Pregnancy Care Part 1 by Midwife Polly Pupulin

Dr Michelle Wright talks to Midwife Polly Pupulin for the first in a series of 4 podcasts aimed at expectant parents, or those planning pregnancy, living in Switzerland.  This podcast looks at the healthcare system for pregnant women in Switzerland – how does it work?…

5000 People Trained By HealthFirst

5000 People Trained By HealthFirst!

Thank you! Merci! Danke! Grazie! We are delighted to celebrate that 5000 of you have now been trained in First Aid or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) by HealthFirst. Dr Michelle, Dr Penny and our team of nurses and midwives thank you for your enthusiasm and loyalty….

Teddy with Head Injury

What Is Concussion?

Mild head injuries are common, especially in children and during contact sports.  They can occur when the head is hit by a moving object (e.g. a ball, car or fist) or when the head hits a stationary surface at speed (e.g. the ground, a wall…