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Dr Rosemary Leonard’s work as a consultant to national television and newspapers makes her one of the country’s best-known doctors. She is the regular doctor on the Breakfast programme on BBC 1, and also writes a weekly page for the Daily Express. She is the medical editor and regular feature writer for Woman and Home magazine, and writes a weekly column for Rosemary was awarded an M.B.E. for her services to healthcare in the New Year’s Honour List, 2004.

As a regular broadcaster, Rosemary’s depth of knowledge and ability to put across complex matters without relapsing into medical jargon have led her to do a wide variety of television and radio work. She has featured on the news output of the BBC, both on TV and radio, and has also been the regular medical expert on Open House, and the evening news on Five TV. She co-presented Fighting with the Eastenders, and Kick the Habit on BBC1, has co-presented Why Me? And Call the Doctor on the Living Channel, and has done regular live phone-ins on Talk Radio.

She has more than 10 years experience working on the national press, first at The Sun, then the Daily Mail, and is used to providing instant expert comments on news stories and matters of medical interest.

Rosemary is still very much a practicing doctor, working as a three quarter time GP partner in a busy practice in South London, where she has a special interest in women’s health. She is also the GP representative on the Committee on Safety of Medicines, the national body that licenses all medicines in the UK. In view of her extensive experience, she is often asked to present medical corporate videos, and take part in PR activities for drug companies and suchlike.

Rosemary trained in medicine at Cambridge University and St Thomas Hospital Medical School. She lives with her 2 sons, and enjoys gardening, skiing, hiking, and sailing.
One of the UK's best known doctors, Dr Rosemary Leonard is a regular consultant and contributor to the Media.
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