14 Jul Dr Hannah: 'I often get to emergencies first because of my speedy wheelchair'

Dr Hannah Barham-Brown made the news recently after revealing she couldn't afford the fairly modest £2,000 wheelchair she wanted but managed to raise the money through online crowdfunding in just 24 hours. She says what was being offered for free wasn’t fit for purpose. Barham-Brown talks about navigating a busy hospital on wheels and how she is very used to talking about disability because many of her family were disabled but not with the same impairment as her, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (which she explains in fulll on the programme). She has learnt some unexpected things in 18 months of using a wheelchair, including the fact that it can make your boobs bigger.With Emma Tracey.Write and tell us what you're up to - Email ouch@bbc.co.uk tweet @bbcouch or find us on Facebook. Subscribe to Ouch as a weekly podcast and, if you wouldn't mind, we'd be delighted if you could review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts from - it helps other people find us.
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