Mondays with Melanie

Feed By: Melanie Westbrook
Summary: In this weekly programme Melanie talks to experts about various social issues that are either sensationalised in the media or are given very low exposure to the point that they are not given the attention they deserve. Originally broadcast on Trax FM in Port Pirie on Mondays and Thursdays the programmes are uploaded here after broadcast.
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Title: Cervical Screening
Author: Melanie Westbrook
Subtitle: Changes to the National Cervical Screening Programme on 1st December 2017
Summary: Melanie talks to Professor Ian Hammond, Certified Gynaecologic Oncologist who worked at the Western Australian Gynaecologic Cancer service. Professor Hammond is involved in the National Cervical Screening Programme and is involved in the drafting of new guidelines for the screening programme.
Published: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:55 AM
Duration: 25:08
Download: CPOD - Cervical Screening.mp3
Title: Elderly Suicide
Author: Melanie Westbook
Summary: This week Melanie looks at elderly suicide and she talks with Mr Alan Woodford, Executive Director of the Lifeline Research Foundation. Mr Woodward describes the worrying trend of elderly suicide and tells us what the signs are that a loved one or someone is not traveling well.
Published: Mon, 3 Apr 2017 6:34 PM
Duration: 17:06
Download: MythBusters - Elderly Suicide .mp3
Title: Ice
Author: Melanie Westbook
Summary: Today Melanie talks to Prof Nicole Lee about Ice in the community. Professor Lee discusses the way that ice use in Australia is presented in the media, and the implications of sensationalisation for good public policy preventing the drug's use and effects.
Published: Sat, 1 Apr 2017 10:18 AM
Duration: 14:37
Download: CPOD - Ice.mp3
Title: Childhood Obesity
Author: Melanie Westbrook
Summary: Today Melanie talks to Dr Timothy Olds, Professor of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia. Dr Olds talks about very surprising research findings into the trends of childhood obesity today.
Published: Sat, 1 Apr 2017 10:06 AM
Duration: 16:25
Download: CPOD - Childhood Obesity.mp3