Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy is a freelance writer, who specialises in health and wellbeing features. As well as Saga, she contributes regularly to titles including Health & Fitness, Top Sante, Slimming World, MSN and All About You. She was shortlisted for the Mind Journalist of the Year Award in 2006 and is a member of the Guild of Health Writers. She tries her best to take her own healthy advice - but doesn't always manage it.

Latest Articles from Jane

Waiting on the phone to get through to GP surgery
Health & Wellbeing

What's keeping you from your GP?

How to get over seven common hurdles that stop you seeing a doctor.

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Some GP practices now offer telephone consultations as an alternative to face-to-face appointments.
Health & Wellbeing

5 ways to get a GP appointment today

What can you do to ensure the doctor will see you now?

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Attractive mature woman experiencing a hot flush
Health & Wellbeing

Common menopause symptoms

The beginners' guide to beating those all-too-common menopause symptoms.

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Mammogram
Health & Wellbeing

Breast cancer: 10 things you didn't know

Discover some surprising facts about breast cancer and how to protect yourself.

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Male and female friends
Relationships

Can men and women be friends?

A reader questions whether men and woman can be platonic friends.

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A text message from an ex
Relationships

Should you worry about his ex?

What to do when your partner's ex keeps creeping into the conversation.

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A group of friends
Relationships

How many friends do you really need?

We look at what the studies reveal about happiness and friendship.

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Couple with problems in their marriage
Relationships

What's causing your marriage problems?

We look at some of the most common issues that crop up in a marriage.

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Dietitian
Health & Wellbeing

All about dysphagia

Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing problems, affecting one in eight.

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