Dr Ellie Cannon

Dr Ellie Cannon

General Practitioner, Media Doctor

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.

Ellie’s first book ‘Keep Calm, The New Mum's Manual’ was released in 2014, focusing not only on baby care but crucially the physical and mental health of new parents. It has been voted number 1 for first time parents by The Independent and Vogue. 

Ellie is a charity ambassador for Meningitis Now - she successfully campaigned for the introduction of the Men B vaccine, the same year as her own son suffered meningitis - and is a GP ambassador for Save the Children and the Lullaby Trust. Ellie regularly works on campaigns for Public Health England including the flagship childhood health programme Change 4 Life.

Dr Ellie read medicine at Cambridge University and has looked after families in the same NHS GP practice for the last decade.

Ellie combines her work with her main job of motherhood.

Ellie's web presence

Recent articles

The best solutions for bedwetting

The best solutions for bedwetting Feature

The expected age of a child to be dry at night is five, but even by the age of 10, one in 20 children are still wetting the bed. So it's a very common problem for …