Hills Radio Program

 

Summit Health host a 30 minute “healthy hills” radio show on Hills Radio 88.9FM

 

Tune in at 9.30am on the first Thursday of the month to hear local GPs and other experts answer questions on a variety of health topics.

April 2019: Falls can happen to anyone, but as you grow older, a fall can lead to more serious injuries, even a stay in hospital. A program that aims to give people skills to reduce falls injuries and help prevent falls was discussed by Ruth, a physiotherapist from Country Health Connect, and Mal who took the course and gained great benefit from it. The phone numbers mentioned in the program are: My Aged Care – 1800 200 422 and Country Health Connect – 8393 1833. Listen here.

March 2019: Dr Cassie Gibbs updated us on the National Immunisation Program Schedule, and what vaccinations are available for people. Early childhood schedule changes have been made, including the new addition – Meningococcal vaccine. Listen here

February 2019: Dr Justin Alexander specialises in the surgery, treatment and recovery of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions. He explains why your shoulder may hurt at night, and why a person may consider shoulder replacement surgery. Listen here

January 2019: Exercise Scientist and Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Stephen Batemen, spoke about working with individuals who have conditions like diabetes, heart disease or arthritis and how physical activity can improve and help manage these conditions. Listen here

December 2018:  Dr Emma Manifold explores the topic of child and adolescent mental health problems and how GPs can help. Listen here

November 2018: Dr Boris Eskandari talks about skin health, sun exposure and answers commonly asked questions. Listen here

October 2018: Dr Andrew Kiu & Karen Woodcock discuss breast cancer and the importance of free breast screens. Listen here

September 2018: Assoc Prof Martin Jones & Janet Devlin discuss depression and anxiety. Listen here.

August 2018: Dr Heather Waterfall talks pregnancy and fertility.  Listen here

July 2018: Dr David Mills discusses weight and diabetes management.  Listen here

June 2018: Tim Bass of myPhysioSA discusses low back pain and how to treat it.  Listen here

May 2018: Dr Graham Wright talks about managing chronic pain and the problem with opioid medications. Listen here

April 2018: Dr David Mills and Dr Marianne Gillam answer Immunisation questions. Listen here

March 2018: Dr Skye Curlis discusses Women’s Health issues. Listen here

February 2018: Summit Health CEO, Kevin Wisdom-Hill, talks about the Summit Health Centre the healthy hills radio segment.  Listen here