Healthy living

Fitter Happier radio program – RTR FM

Tim Muirhead and Helen Mitchell with RTR FM's Jorja Keay.
Tim Muirhead and Helen Mitchell with RTR FM's Jorja Keay

WA Health has teamed up with independent, non-profit, community radio station, RTR 92.1FM (external site) to produce a weekly radio program that addresses topical health issues.

Taking its name from a Radiohead song, Fitter Happier airs weekly on Thursdays from 10.30am.

The show features experts from the WA health system, community organisations and consumers about a range of health related topics.

Listen to the podcasts:

2022

8 December Food safety for the holidays (MP3 10.9MB)

1 December Alcohol. Think Again. (MP3 10.9MB)

24 November International Day of People with Disability (MP3 10.3MB)

17 November Trans Awareness Week (MP3 10.2MB)

10 November World Diabetes Day (MP3 8.2MB)

3 November Sexual health and leavers (MP3 9.0MB)

27 October Movember and prostate cancer (MP3 10.9MB)

20 October Nutrition Week (MP3 13.1MB)

13 October Nitrous oxide canisters (MP3 5.6MB)

6 October Breast cancer awareness (MP3 6.7MB)

29 September Dengue fever (MP3 6.1MB)

15 September Injury Matters (MP3 5.3MB)

8 September R U OK Day (MP3 5.8MB)

1 September Women's mental health (MP3 3.7MB)

25 August Wear it Purple Day (MP3 4.5MB)

18 August Monkeypox (MP3 3.7MB)

11 August Vaping (MP3 2.5MB)

4 August Dental Health Week (MP3 14.7MB)

28 July DonateLife Week (MP3 5.9MB)

21 July Hepatitis (MP3 10.9MB)

14 July Mould and dampness (MP3 5.4MB)

7 July Cervical Cancer (MP3 4.8MB)

30 June Asbestos (MP3 7.8MB)

23 June Dry July (MP3 8.3MB)

16 June Burns Awareness Month (MP3 7MB)

9 June Free influenza vaccines (MP3 8.9MB)

2 June Kids and vaccines (MP3 3MB)

26 May Smoking and World No Tobacco Day (MP3 6.3MB)

19 May Aboriginal workforce at WA Health (MP3 16.5MB)

12 May IDAHOBIT (MP3 5.2MB)

5 May Ear health (MP3 4.8MB)

28 April Skin cancer (MP3 3.6MB)

21 April Alcohol and Your Health (MP3 3MB)

14 April Bone Health and Osteoporosis (MP3 3.5MB)

7 April Healthysexual – Syphilis (MP3 2.8MB)

31 March The Well Collaborative (MP3 4.2MB)

24 March Getting ready for COVID-19 (MP3 6.2MB)

17 March LiveLighter (MP3 2.9MB)

10 March Preparing for home birth (MP3 2.6MB)

3 March Child water safety (MP3 3.8MB)

24 February Heart health and research (MP3 4.2MB)

14 February Healthy at work and at home (MP3 3.3MB)

2021

9 Dec Kid safety over the holidays (MP3 3MB)

2 Dec Sun Smart (MP3 7MB)

25 Nov LGBTQI+ mental health (MP3 9MB)

19 Nov                    Leaver's week and sexual health (MP3 3.24MB)

11 Nov                    Maternal and perinatal health (MP3 3MB)

4 Nov Pride Month (MP3 2MB)

28 Oct Vaping (MP3 2MB)

21 Oct Water safety (MP3 2MB)

14 Oct Forensic biology (MP3 2MB)

7 Oct Mental Health Week (MP3 2MB)

30 Sep COVID-19 vaccination update (MP3 3MB)

23 Sep Seasonal allergies and kids (MP3 2MB)

16 Sep Sleep awareness (MP3 2MB)

2 Sep Tattoos piercings and other body art (MP3 2MB)

26 Aug Small wheeled devices safety (MP3 3MB)

19 Aug Poo transplants (MP3 4MB)

12 Aug Wear it purple day (MP3 4MB)

5 Aug Emergency departments (MP3 4MB)

29 Jul Breastfeeding (MP3 3MB)

22 Jul Viral hepatitis (MP3 4MB)

15 Jul Diabetes Awareness Week (MP3 3MB)

8 Jul Community Child Health Program (MP3 2MB)

1 Jul COVID-19 vaccinations (MP3 3MB)

24 Jun Healthy options policy (MP3 3MB)

17 Jun Healthy Sexual (MP3 3MB)

10 Jun Voluntary assisted dying (MP3 3MB)

3 Jun  Burns awareness (MP3 3.4MB)

27 May Make Smoking History (MP3 2.2MB)

13 May  IDAHOBIT – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (MP3 3.9MB)

06 May Asbestos (MP3 3.6MB)

29 Apr Transition to practise forum (MP3 4.8MB)

22 Apr HealthySexual (MP3 3.8MB)

15 Apr My health in my hands (MP3 3.0MB)

08 Apr GradConnect – MH80 (MP3 2.5MB)

01 Apr LiveLighter - junk food (MP3 3.5MB)

25 Mar Self care (MP3 2.6MB)

18 Mar National Close the Gap Day (MP3 1.6MB)

11 Mar Type 1 Diabetes and kids (MP3 4.3MB)

04 Mar Cervical cancer (MP3 3.6MB)

25 Feb Mosquitoes (MP3 2.0MB)

18 Feb  Men and cancer (MP3 3.5MB)

11 Feb Food safety (MP3 3.7MB).

2019
2018

29-Nov 

22-Nov 

15-Nov 

8-Nov 

1-Nov 

25-Oct 

18-Oct 

11-Oct 

4-Oct 

27-Sep

20-Sep 

13-Sep 

6-Sep

30-Aug 

23-Aug 

16-Aug 

8-Aug 

1-Aug 

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3-May

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29-Mar

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8-Feb  

Disability health (MP3 3MB)

Skin cancer awareness (MP3 3.5MB)

Food safety (MP3 3.5MB)

School leavers and sexual health (MP3 4MB)

Cervical cancer (MP3 3.5MB)

Asthma (MP3 3MB)

Breast cancer awareness (MP3 4MB)

Mental health and alcohol and other drugs (MP3 2MB)

Sugary drinks (MP3 4MB)

Mould and dampness (MP3 4MB)

Hay fever and seasonal allergies (MP3 3MB)

R U Ok? Day (MP3 4.5MB)

HPV and meningococcal vaccines (MP3 4MB)

Men's health (MP3 4MB)

Cancer (MP3 8MB)

Sexual health update (MP3 6.5MB)

Dental health (MP3 3.5MB)

Graduate Program and workplace diversity (MP3 3MB)

World Hepatitis Day (MP3 3.91MB)

Organ donation (MP3 4.5MB)

Diabetes (MP3 3.5MB)

Going to hospital (MP3 3MB)

Burns (MP3 4MB)

Continence (MP3 8MB)

Men's mental health (MP3 7.5MB)

Travel health (MP3 4MB)

World No Tobacco Day (MP3 4MB)

Obesity prevention and tips for healthy living (MP3 4MB)

End of life care (MP3 4MB)

Support for parents: post-birth and parenting services (MP3 3MB)

WA Youth Health Policy (MP3 4MB)

Eating disorders (MP3 4MB)

LGBTI health (MP3 3MB)

Childhood injury prevention (MP3 4MB)

Tattoos, piercings and body art (MP3 4MB)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (MP3 4MB)

Women and sexually transmitted infections (MP3 3MB)

Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy legislation review (MP3 2.4MB)

Make Smoking History (MP3 2.5MB)

Alcohol and your health (MP3 3MB)

Eat Brighter (MP3 3MB)

Gonorrhoea and safe sex (MP3 3MB)

Immunisation update (MP3 3MB)

Last reviewed: 15-11-2022

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