I'm a GP and medical journalist based in West London. I also teach medical students and junior doctors at Imperial College and King's College London. I was an editor at the British Medical Journal for four years, and presented BBC Radio 4's flagship medical programme Case Notes for many years. My passion is communication - communicating science and medicine clearly for general audiences, and helping doctors and patients communicate effectively with each other.
I'm an experienced public speaker and BBC Radio 4 presenter. (I am a great believer in the power of stories to engage an audience - in fact it was the topic of my doctoral research). I run workshops too and enjoy designing interactive sessions tailored for a specific audience. The topics I tend to cover are:
I've written or edited three medical books, and contributed one chapter to another