Dr Oliver Starr

Dr Oliver Starr

MBChB, BMedSc, MRCS, MRCGP, DRCOG

Dr Oliver Starr is a general practitioner in Hertfordshire and an undergraduate tutor at University College Medical School. 

He is a general practice appraiser and a case assessor at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford. Other interests include medical law, particularly regarding clinical negligence.  Dr Starr is a council member of the Cameron Fund charity.

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Acne Treatments Health Information

Acne is common and troublesome. The aim of treatment is to clear spots as much as possible and to prevent scarring. Your doctor may recommend treatment applied to the …

Anatomy of the heart and blood vessels
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Anatomy of the heart and blood vessels Resource

The heart is a muscular pump that pushes blood through blood vessels around the body. The heart beats continuously, pumping the equivalent of more than 14,000 litres of …

Fungal Infections
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Fungal Infections Health Information

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How to get help for hypochondria and health anxiety
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How to get help for hypochondria and health anxiety Feature

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The most common reasons you're not losing weight
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The most common reasons you're not losing weight Feature

You were overweight, but you did your best to lose some pounds and you did! You're pretty happy with yourself, but you can't quite get down to your 'ideal' weight, even …

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