Dr Mary Harding

Dr Mary Harding

BA, MA, MB BChir, MRCGP, DFFP

Mary qualified at Cambridge in 1989. She joined EMIS as an author in 2013.
Mary is a part-time, salaried GP at The Village Surgery, Wheathampstead and previously for 12 years in Welwyn Garden City. Mary is also an appraiser and Senior Appraiser for NHS England, in the Central Midlands area team.

Recent articles

Hepatitis Health Information

Hepatitis is the medical term for inflammation of the liver. It has a number of causes, leading to different types of hepatitis, which are treated and managed …

Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis Health Information

One of the side-effects of taking a steroid medicine in the long term is that it can increase your risk of developing 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). This …

Vitamin D Deficiency Health Information

Vitamin D is a vitamin and, like all vitamins, it is essential for our health and well-being. Vitamin D is mostly made in the skin by exposure to sunlight. Most foods …

Calcium-rich Diet Health Information

Calcium is an important nutrient with many functions. It's necessary for nerve function, to help muscles contract and to assist with normal blood clotting. Calcium is …

Hip Fracture Health Information

A hip fracture is another term for a broken hip. It is a common injury in older women with underlying 'thinning' of the bones (osteoporosis). Most people who have a …