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Abi is freelance journalist with a special interest in health and medicine writing.
Adrian was born in the USA, raised in the UK & Germany and works in Australia. He read Chemistry at Christ Church, Oxford and then spent some years as a computer software programmer before studying for his medical degree at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' in London, qualifying in 1997.
Allie Anderson is an NCTJ-qualified journalist with many years of experience writing and editing for a range of publishers and charities and across a number of platforms.
Dr Anjali Mahto is a London trained consultant dermatologist and author of The Skincare Bible.
Dr. Anjum Gandhi has over 25 years of clinical, teaching and research experience in paediatrics and is a Consultant Paediatrician with training and expertise in paediatric cardiology at the University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Anna Cantlay is an experienced NHS and private GP based in london. She graduated from the University of Nottingham with two first class honours before spending time gaining experience in some of London's most renowed teaching hospitals.
Annabel is a Registered Associate Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition. Specialising in public health nutrition, Annabel currently works within the contract catering sector.
Dr Carrie Ruxton qualified as a Dietitian at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, before gaining a PhD in Child Nutrition.
Professor Cathy Jackson graduated from Manchester Medical School having gained a first-class honours degree in physiology along the way. After training in medicine she became a GP and academic with a research interest in inflammatory airways disease and portfolio-based medical information.
Dr Colin Tidy qualified as a doctor in 1983 and he has been writing for Patient since 2004. He has also been the Clinical Editor for Patient since October 2018.
Danny Buckland is an award-winning health journalist who writes for national newspapers, medical magazines and health websites. He also provides strategic advice to healthcare charities and companies across a range of themes.
Dr Dawn has been an NHS GP for 23 years. She has been working as a media doctor for over twelve years and her ability to simplify complex medical issues has made her an extremely sought-after medical commentator and expert.
As a lifelong food fanatic, Ellie is a big believer that having special dietary requirements shouldn't mean boring meals.
Dr Ellie Cannon is the resident GP for the Mail on Sunday and Mailonline and is well known as the on-screen GP for Sky News Sunrise and Channel 5 news.
Gemma graduated from Bournemouth University with a BA (Hons) in Scriptwriting for Film and Television, and an MA in Creative Media Arts: Data and Innovation. She joined Patient in 2017 as their Content Producer and has since become the site's multimedia expert and recipe and food editor.
Georgia graduated from Bournemouth University with a BA (Hons) in Scriptwriting for Film and Television and an MA in Literary Media.
After graduating in 2000 with a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, Gillian trained as a secondary school teacher.
Ginny Weeks is a freelance copywriter, lifestyle editor and consultant with over 10 years experience working across many different platforms.
Dr Gurvinder Rull qualified in 2000, joining EMIS’s content authoring team (now Patient.info) in 2007.
Dr Hayley Willacy has been a practising GP for over twenty years and was made a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in recognition of her work for Patient.info and in medical education.
Helen qualified at Guy’s Hospital in 1989 and left London in 1990 to settle in the countryside.
Helen Allen qualified as a Pharmacist in 1979 and spent 3 years as the drug information leaflets' author for EMIS.
Dr Hilary Jones, GP, author and medical broadcaster, qualified at the Royal Free Hospital in 1976 and has been ITV ‘s Health Editor on TV-am, Daybreak and Good Morning Britain since 1989.
Jacqueline was a GP in Kendal, Cumbria for 25 years, where she trained young GPs for the RCGP and was an Instructing Doctor for the FSRH.
Dr Jan Sambrook qualified from the University of Sheffield in 1992.
Dr Jennifer Kelly is a GP and medical author for Patient.info. She is also the founder and CEO of the Grace Kelly Ladybird Trust for childhood cancer awareness and research.
Dr Jessica Garner is a GP and health writer and graduated from Medical School in 2002.
Joelle O'Neill is a registered Dietician based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. She currently works at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, providing essential hospital and community health services.
Dr John Cox worked as a Medical Registrar in the UK and New Zealand after finishing a GP training scheme and also worked as a locum Physician in New Zealand.
Julian Turner is a freelance journalist and Editor of Compelo Energy. He began his career as a feature writer at IPC Media, before joining the BBC as a staff news and feature writer for the corporation’s commercial web operation.
Karen is an NCTJ-qualified freelance journalist with a special interest in health. She has written extensively on women’s and men’s health, sexual health and mental health.
Kerry has been a freelance writer, editor and proofreader since 2016; she specialises in science and health-related topics and has written on everything from astronomy to nanomaterials to mental health and social media, and everything in between.
Dr Lawrence Knott qualified in 1973 and has had extensive experience as a General Practitioner. He is a medical author who has contributed to many lay and professional publications.
Professor Lesley Regan became the 30th President of the RCOG in September 2016. She is Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at St Mary’s Campus, Imperial College London.
Lilly Sabri is a chartered Physiotherapist, APPI pilates instructor, fitness, health and lifestyle influencer and founder of #LeanWithLilly.
Louise qualified from Manchester University in 1994 and is a GP and menopause expert in Solihull, West Midlands. She is also an editor for the British Journal of Family Medicine (BJFM).
Dr Mary Harding qualified from Cambridge University medical school in 1989. Mary has been a GP in Hertfordshire since 1994, and is currently working as a portfolio GP.
Dr Mary Lowth was a Suffolk GP for 20 years, specialising in paediatrics and child protection and, subsequently, the assessment of patients who have experienced sexual violence and torture.
Michael qualified as a pharmacist in 2000 and joined the Patient.info authoring team in 2016. He oversees and quality assures all the medicine leaflet content.
Milly Evans is a sexual health campainger, writer and activist.
Natalie is head of editorial at Patient. She is a London-based health journalist who has been writing about science and medicine for several years. She was previously digital editor at Hearst.
Nick Imm qualified in 1993 and joined EMIS as a clinical author for Patient.info in 2013.
Dr Oliver Starr is a general practitioner in Hertfordshire and an undergraduate tutor at University College Medical School.
Dr Partha Kar has been a Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust since 2008.
Priya is an award-winning dietitian with over 10 years of experience. Her specialist areas include eating disorders, mental health, IBS, FODMAPs, coeliac disease and many more.
Dr Richard Draper qualified in 1981 and has worked 24 years in general practice, currently as a GP partner, Oxshott Medical Practice, Oxshott Surrey. He also spent 6 years as an author for EMIS, although he is not authoring currently.
Dr Roger Henderson qualified as a GP in 1985 and has authored for EMIS since early 2013.
Rose has authored for several publications including The Healthy Food Guide and is also a Nutrition and Wellbeing Manager for The Good Eating Company.
Rosemary qualified with double first class honours from Cambridge University, and after training in sexual health, obstetrics and gynaecology became a GP.
Ross Davies is a freelance journalist.
Rowanna Watson (AKA The Vegan Health Coach) is a Certified Holistic Health Coach who helps people optimise their lives through healthy diet and lifestyle choices.
Sara Lindberg is a freelance health, fitness, and wellness writer. She holdss a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a Master's degree in Counselling.
Swaran Singh is Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry at Warwick Medical School, Director of the Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research at University of Warwick and an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist with the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust.
Val competed on the Great British Bake Off in 2016 and quickly won the hearts of the nation with her homely bakes.
Dr Javaid qualified from Cambridge University and completed his GP VTS training in Northampton. He has an interest in cardiology and echocardiography and was a clinical lead in the Northamptonshire Community Cardiology service, which had a focus on patients with heart failure and valve disease.