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Dr Dawn Harper

Dr Dawn Harper

See Dr Dawn Harper at the Show on Thursday 13 June, appearing in the BBC Gardeners' World Live Theatre sponsored by Inspired Villages, in free Inspired Living sessions.

She will be discussing the mental and physical benefits of gardening and sharing what she has learnt over the years, including how she looks after her own garden and grows her own veg.

Dr Dawn will also explore the social aspect of having a beautiful garden or space and how this can impact positively on the community, included what Inspired are doing to bring health and wellness of every form into their villages throughout the UK.

This session is free of charge but should be booked in advance when booking your tickets. 

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Dr. Dawn works as a NHS doctor in Gloucestershire, she has been working as a media doctor for over twelve years and her ability to simplify complex medical issues has made her an extremely sought after medical commentator and expert.

Dawn is best known as one of the presenters on Channel 4’s hit series ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ and ‘Embarrasing Bodies: Live From The Clinic’. ‘Embarassing Bodies’ ran for seven hugely successful series and spin offs included ‘Embarrasing Fat Bodies’ and  ‘Embarrasing Teen Bodies’. Her last series called 'Born Naughty?' was shown on Channel 4 and saw Dawn help children with serious behavioural problems. Dawn is also a regular contributor to BBC1’s ‘Inside Out’ where she has covered a diverse range of subjects from challenges facing the medical profession to IVF.

Over the last two years Sheldon Press have published a series of ten ‘Dr Dawn’s Guide To ...’  books including heart health and weight and diabetes.  Dawn has also written book called ‘Live Well to 101’ which was published by Headline in early 2018.  Dawn also writes for a variety of publications including ‘Healthspan’, ‘Healthy Food Guide’, ‘NetDoctor’ and ‘Woman’s Own’ and is also a regular on Talk Radio reviewing the papers. In additon to this she is also a contributing editor for the publication Be Healthy magazine.

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 and when not working Dawn is a keen horsewoman and a keen supporter of children’s charities. For the last two years she has led a number of cycling challenges, the latest of which was a 100km ride around the Cotswolds for National Star.

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