Dr. Dawn Harper
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Dr. Dawn is a GP based in Gloucestershire. She works at an NHS Surgery in Stroud and also runs private clinics focusing on women’s health and menstrual disorders. Dawn has been working as a media doctor for six years and her ability to simplify complex medical issues has made her an extremely sought after medical commentator and expert.

Dawn is one of the presenters on Channel 4’s hit series ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ regularly watched by over 4 million viewers. This series has won numerious awards including the prestigious international digital Emmy for Best Digital Programme, non-fiction 2012 and Broadcast Award in February 2011. ‘Live from the Clinic’ was seen on our screens last summer which featured live consultations given to patients in the comfort of their own homes. Dawn is currently filming the new series of Embarassing Bodies. Dawn is a regular contributor on ITV1’s ‘This Morning’ and ‘Women’s Hour’ on Radio 4. Dawn also writes for a variety of publications including ‘Healthspan’ , ‘Healthy Food Guide’, ‘Healthy’ and ‘Mother and Baby’ magazine. Her first book ‘Dr Dawn’s Health Check’ was published in 2007 by Mitchell Beazley.

Dawn is an excellent public speaker and is often booked to give key note presentations at conferences on a range of medical topics. She also regularly fronts medical corporate videos and is involved with health related PR activities and campaigns involving radio days and press briefings.

Dawn qualified in 1987 at London University. Wife to Graham, also a GP, and mother to Charlie, Eleanor and Harvey, when not working or being a mum Dawn is a keen horsewoman and a keen supporter of children’s charities. For the last two years she has led a team of GP’s on a various cycling challenges, the latest of which she cycled from London to Brussels in aid of 100 Helping Hands.

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Doctor's Notes: Keeping Kids Healthy in the Sun

(0) Comments | Posted 1 August 2011 | (10:09)

We all enjoy a sunny day or a good summer holiday but the sun's rays can be very damaging and children are particularly susceptible to the harmful effects of the sun.

The sun's rays contain two types of ultraviolet light - UVA, and UVB. These are the rays that...

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Doctor's Notes: Holiday Basics

(0) Comments | Posted 4 July 2011 | (15:12)

Going on holiday is the highlight of the year for most, but unfortunately the build up and preparation for departure can be a stressful time!

Of course a trip to Majorca is not as complicated as a safari in Kenya, but each trip needs a bit of planning, and...

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