Dr Mary Harding

Dr Mary Harding

General Practitioner, Medical Author


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. 

Mary is also an appraiser, senior appraiser and complaints reviewer for NHS England, in the Central Midlands area team. She joined Patient.info as an author in 2013 and currently writes and reviews patient leaflets and clinical P+ articles.

Recent articles

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Congenital Heart Disease Health Information

Congenital heart disease is a condition where an abnormality (defect) develops in the heart before birth. There are a number of types of congenital heart defect. Some …

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Tonsilloliths (Tonsil Stones) Health Information

Tonsilloliths are stones which can form at the back of the throat within the tonsils. They are not serious but can cause problems with a sore throat or bad breath. …

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Necrotising Fasciitis Health Information

Necrotising fasciitis is an infection which destroys areas of the skin and the tissues underneath. It is a very severe condition which can be fatal. Necrotising …

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Knock Knees Health Information

Knock knees describes an unusual angle of the lower legs. Most commonly it is a normal shape as children's legs develop, but occasionally in children or adults it can …

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Endometrial Biopsy Health Information

An endometrial biopsy is a medical procedure where some tissue from the inner lining of the womb (uterus) is removed, and then examined under a microscope. It is a …