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HIV Home Testing Kits

There are estimated to be 26,000 people in the UK who are HIV positive but don’t yet know and that is worrying because the earlier HIV is diagnosed, the better the prognosis. This week the first legally approved HIV self testing kits hit our shelves in the UK. As a doctor I would always rather see someone in my clinic …

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Mail On Sunday Article

Working with The Mail On Sunday, in their Healthcare Innovations Supplement. We raised the question – is it time that you had a Health MOT? For the full supplement and my article on Page 36, please click here

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NHS Health Check 2015

It was a privilege to Chair the NHS Health Check Conference this February. Health Check is promoting a proactive approach to health by encouraging and facilitating lifestyle changes for the UK population to help avert the future crisis facing our heath care system from preventable diseases such as type two diabetes.

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Radio 5 Live Menopause Phone In

Below is a copy of a radio phone in I co-hosted on Radio Five this weekend. Given the recent media spotlight on HRT and the menopause its an interesting listen for those going through and effected by the menopause.

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Dr Dawns Guides coming soon

The first three “Dr Dawn’s Guides” are out in June. They will be ‘Dr Dawn’s Guide to Women’s Health”, “Dr Dawn’s Guide to Weight and Diabetes” and “Dr Dawn’s Guide to Heart Health”. Several more titles will follow later in the year details of how to get a copy will be published here soon.

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Text Santa 2014!!

Here I am doing a #schofie in preparation for Text Santa. Looking forward to a 24 hour continuous broadcast with the one and only Phillip Schofield. GOOD LUCK PHILLIP!!

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My Visit To ‘Paul’s Place’

I spent an incredible afternoon visiting Paul’s Place, a local charity who help and support physically, sensory and cognitively impaired adults. Truly inspiring people who make such a difference to many lives. Thank you so much for inviting me.