Prime50plus Health Expert

roger_henderson2.jpgDr Roger Henderson

Dr Roger Henderson was born in 1960 and raised in Whitehaven, Cumbria. He qualified as a doctor from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London in 1985 and as a general practitioner in 1990.

He decided to work part time in 1995 to concentrate on his writing career, and within 2 years was the medical columnist of the Sunday Times. He has since written regular columns and articles for all the national newspapers as well as many magazines. He is currently the medical columnist for the Sunday Times, the Mirror group, Arena magazine and many other publications and websites.

His first book - 'Stress Beaters; 100 Proven Ways to Manage Stress' - was an immediate best seller and his subsequent books - '100 ways to live to 100' and 'Over 50 Men's Health Check' were serialized in the national press.

He is also a popular lecturer and after-dinner motivational speaker on a wide range of health-related topics and has held many seminars on subjects as diverse as stress, smoking cessation, how to live longer and why men are so bad at looking after their health!

His medical responsibilities include being the senior partner of a seven doctor general practice in Shropshire, running a main surgery and two busy branch surgeries.

His spare time is spent thinking about how nice it would be to have some spare time.