• Dr Ellie’s TV career started on BBC1, as the in-house medical expert on The Secret Tourist, followed soon after by her GP role on Sky Living’s documentary Claire Richards: Slave to Food. She appeared in BBC1’s Long Live Britain and was one of the key medical experts on two Channel 4’s PRIMETIME health shows, Health Freaks, and Doctor In Your House which aired in 2015. Ellie is the regular doctor on LBC’s Tuesday evening Health Hour and can be seen and heard commenting on health matters across BBC news, ITV news and Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine’s show. In 2017, she channelled her inner-geek appearing in a Celebrity Eggheads team of celebrity doctors!

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  • Ellie is the resident GP for the Mail on SundayMailonline and Best magazine and writes regularly for other health and parenting titles.

    Adding to her online presence, Ellie is an expert medical contributor to the popular health site Netdoctor.

    She is widely quoted in the popular media on health matters and Prof Brian Cox recently tweeted that her article on the MMR vaccine was a “science communications triumph”. Ellie  published her first book; Keep Calm: The New Mum’s Manual,  in March 2014. Her advice for first time parents  is the perfect antidote to guilt-inducing parenting guides and competitive mums. Her second book Is Your Job Making You Ill published by Little, Brown is due for release in January 2018.

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    Review Dr Ellie’s parenting book Keep Calm, The New Mums Manual here. You can now pre-order Is Your Job Making You Ill?

    • Find Dr Ellie’s latest Mail on Sunday column here
    • The latest Netdoctor article – what you need to know about the flu vaccine!
    • Ellie recently took part in Talking Taboos for the Eve Appeal  – watch it here
  • Dr Ellie is the current face of general practice – a young, vivacious, approachable doctor – she has seen and done it all despite still being so young.

    From delivering a baby on the floor of her GP surgery to dealing alone with dying patients in the middle of the night, Ellie has a breadth of experience far beyond her years.

    She works in an NHS practice on the world-famous Abbey Road in London and having such a broad family-health practice allows her to speak with authority on a range of issues such as diet, parenting, alcoholism, mental health, dementia and the changing climate of the NHS.  

  • Ellie has supported, through print, broadcast, and social media the charity work of Team Margot,  Jo’s Trust and St John Ambulance . She is proud to be a Celebrity Ambassador for Meningitis Now advocating for them both in the media and in Parliament. In 2016 she became an ambassador for Pancreatic Cancer Action. 

    Dr Ellie read medicine at Cambridge University and spent 5 years in hospital medicine, before embarking on a career in General Practice. Ellie combines her clinical and media work with her “proper job” – being a mum to her 2  children.

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