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Mabel's back in fashion after 'retro' name revival. A poll by parenting site Netmums.com has found that 40% of couples now opt for old-fashioned baby names. Baroness Hayter questions why there are no women on the Public Health England Advisory Board. How the Breast Radiation Injury Rehabilitation Service hopes to help women who had radio therapy for breast cancer BEFORE 1990 - and may have suffered injuries as a result of their treatment - improve their lives.
Suzette Jordan - an Indian rape survivor - has become one of the first women in the country to go public about her experience. She tell Jenni Murray why she decided to come forward. And Florence Knight chef at a Venetian Restaurant in London prepares a perfect recipe for the summer: a Warm Salad of Chargrilled Courgette, Pecorino and Honey.

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Thu 4 Jul 2013 10:00

Baroness Hayter on Public Health England

More women than men are likely to use health services over a lifetime which is why one peer is concerned about the lack of women on the board of one of the government’s newest health agencies. Public Health England was launched in April with the mission to protect the nation’s health and wellbeing, and tackle health inequalities in society. Labour’s Baroness Hayter joins Jenni to talk about why she’s raising the issue in the House of Lords.

Historical breast cancer radiotherapy injuries

Modern breast radiotherapy treatment is highly advanced making the risk of damage and injury very small. But, for a significant number of women and some men who had treatment before 1990 they are living with conditions caused by their initial treatment. Jenni talks to two women about how the Breast Radiation Injury Rehabilitation Service (BRIRS)  has helped them improve their lives, and to Marianna Shiafkou a Breast Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist and Professor Candy McCabe the service lead for the specialist Complex Regional Pain Syndrome service at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust.

R.A.G.E. (Radiotherapy Action Group Exposure)

Macmillan Cancer Support

 

The Breast Radiation Injury Rehabilitation Service is a national service managed by the BRIRS team at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. The service is run in partnership with Barts Health and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

 

 

Retro Name Revival

Mabel's back in fashion after a 'retro' name revival.  A poll by parenting site Netmums.com has found that 40% of couples now opt for old-fashioned baby names, and are vying for 'extreme retro' names such as Stanley and Ethel.   The writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian, Viv Groskop, joins Jenni to discuss the trend and why she chose the name Vera for her daughter.

 

Suzette Jordan: Indian rape survivor reveals her identity

In February 2012 Suzette Jordan was violently raped on her way home from an evening out in Kolkata, India. She accepted a lift from a man who offered to drive her home. He was later joined by four other accomplices who gang raped Suzette. In a society where women who have been raped are often shunned or face open discrimination, the identity of rape victims is not usually revealed, but Suzette has become one of the first women in the country to go public so that she can speak out against the attacks.

 BBC News: Why an India rape victim disclosed her identity

Cook The Perfect…Warm Salad of Chargrilled Courgette, Pecorino and Honey

Florence Knight is the 26 year old head chef at a Venetian Restaurant in London. She specialises in serving up chicheti, or small plates of local delicacies, which are a bit like tapas. Today she prepares a perfect recipe for the summer: a Warm Salad of Chargrilled Courgette, Pecorino and Honey.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterJenni Murray
Interviewed GuestDianne Hayter
Interviewed GuestCandy McCabe
Interviewed GuestMarianna Shiafkou
Interviewed GuestFlorence Knight
Interviewed GuestViv Groskop
Interviewed GuestSuzette Jordan

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