Dr Roger Henderson

Dr Roger Henderson

General Practitioner, Medical Author


Dr Roger Henderson qualified as a GP in 1985 and has authored for EMIS since early 2013.

He is a Senior Partner at Linden Hall Surgery Shropshire as well as a GP trainer and University doctor. His lectures focus primarily on modern social media and health.

Roger is also a medic and writer for national newspapers, magazines and online, and appears regularly on television, radio and the internet.

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Recent articles

What does the pancreas do?

What does the pancreas do? Resource

The pancreas is an organ in the upper tummy (abdomen). Chemicals (enzymes) made by cells in the pancreas pass into the gut to help digest food. The hormones insulin and …

The digestive system

The digestive system Resource

The gut (gastrointestinal tract) is the long tube that starts at the mouth and ends at the back passage (anus). …

Recreational Drugs
Health Information

Recreational Drugs Health Information

Recreational drugs are chemical substances taken for enjoyment, or leisure purposes, rather than for medical reasons. Alcohol, tobacco and caffeine can be classed as …

Health Information

Stammer (Stutter) Health Information

A stammer (also called a stutter ) is common, especially in young children. For most young children, the stammer goes away without any treatment. Older children and …

Professional Reference

Acute Stress Reaction Professional Reference

Synonyms: acute crisis reaction, shock, psychic shock, battle fatigue Introduction An acute stress reaction is a psychological condition that can develop …