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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!

A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!


The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.
https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Radiotherapy Triple R

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 30 Ratings

The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!

A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!


The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.
https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

    Refugee Week, and Treating Mood Disorders

    Refugee Week, and Treating Mood Disorders

    Jana Favero, Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), discusses Refugee Week and the work of the ASRC; Dr Jordana Rockman, a Melbourne GP who specialises in mental health, talks about providing mental health services as a GP; and the team discuss mental health awareness and the treatment of mood disorders, and farewell Rainbow Doc from the show. With presenters Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, Miss Diagnosis, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

    • 52 min
    GenV and the Medical Treatment of Tharnicaa Murugappan

    GenV and the Medical Treatment of Tharnicaa Murugappan

    Professor Melissa Wake, a Pediatrician and Scientific Director at Generation Victoria (GenV), explores the scope of the GenV study into children's health currently taking place in Victoria; the team discuss the medical treatment of three-year-old asylum seeker Tharnicaa Murugappan; and Panel Beater canvasses a journal article that explores bias in medicine. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, and Dr Neo.  Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

    • 45 min
    Eye Health Special

    Eye Health Special

    Ian Wishart, CEO of the Fred Hollows Foundation, discusses the work of Fred Hollows and how the Foundation has continued his legacy of restoring sight; Dr Mark McCombe, a consultant ophthalmologist and retinal specialist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, talks about the treatment of eye disorders and disease; and patient Amber shares her experience of recovery from eye surgery. The team also discuss the impact of Kit, the Butterfly Foundations AI chatbot, and explore a study on how different words affect how kids interact with their parents. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr G-Spot. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

    • 51 min
    Homeless in a Pandemic

    Homeless in a Pandemic

    The team canvass a study exploring the effects of SSRI antidepressants on patients with COVID; New research into strategies to overcome procrastination; and the impact of COVID on the homeless. With presenters Dr Moto and Panel Beater.  Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

    • 46 min
    Perinatal Health, IDAHOBIT Day, and Trigger Warnings

    Perinatal Health, IDAHOBIT Day, and Trigger Warnings

    Bethany Hackshall, Organisational Programs Manager at perinatal health organisation Gidget Foundation Australia, canvasses programs that support the emotional wellbeing of expectant or new parents; Joe Ball, CEO of LGBTIQA+ support service Switchboard, discusses IDAHOBIT Day and recent funding for LGBTIQA+ health; Rainbow Doc explores the efficacy of trigger warnings; and the team discuss International Schizophrenia Awareness Week. With presenters Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, Rainbow Doc, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

    • 48 min
    Dr. Stephen Duckett on the 2021 Health Budget, and Indian COVID Crisis

    Dr. Stephen Duckett on the 2021 Health Budget, and Indian COVID Crisis

    Dr Stephen Duckett, health economist, former Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, and current Health and Aged Care Program Director at the Grattan Institute, discusses the federal health budget and its potential impacts on aged care and mental health; and the team unpack the ongoing coronavirus crisis in India, and explore the benefits of being a polymath. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, and Dr Neo. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

sellen2407 ,

Great station, great show!

We listen to this show from all over the universe - and we recommend you do to.

JanthoMarkem ,

Great!

Love this show. Have been listening for years. It's great to have access via podcast now.
But please tell RRR to fux how the titles display - all RRR podcasts are just listed as "RRR" - it's impossible to tell them apart in the search results unless you open one up.

Eueydee ,

Radtiotherapy

Great stuff from well qualifieds.

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