Lesley Dobson

Lesley Dobson

Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years, and has also worked for many other magazines and websites, including Sainsbury’s Magazine, Good Housekeeping, NHS Choices and Weight Watchers. Her favourite healthy habits include walking her dog, getting plenty of sleep – and just enough chocolate.


Latest Articles from Lesley

Medical team
Health & Wellbeing

Alternatives to your GP

You don’t always need to see your GP, so who else is on your health team?

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tired man
Health & Wellbeing

Medical conditions that make you tired

Find out which conditions could be sapping your energy.

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GP receptionist
Health & Wellbeing

What stops you seeing your GP?

Do receptionists put you off seeing your GP? You’re not alone, says a new survey.

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The changes Nora has made to her everyday life have helped with her arthritis symptoms.
Health & Wellbeing

Staying a step ahead of arthritis

How tips from other arthritis patients could help you cope with your symptoms.

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Painkillers
Health & Wellbeing

Are painkillers bad for your heart?

How safe are your painkillers for your heart? We take a look at recent research.

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Flu jab
Health & Wellbeing

Why you need the flu vaccine

Protect yourself against the flu – have the jab.

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Cataract surgery
Health & Wellbeing

Cataract surgery – what you need to know

Find out what happens before, during and after a cataract operation.

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Cataracts
Health & Wellbeing

What you need to know about cataracts

Learn more about the symptoms and causes of cataracts with our guide.

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Have you thought about what you'll do if you fall ill abroad?
Health & Wellbeing

What to do if you get ill abroad

Going on holiday? Read our guide to what to do if you fall ill abroad.

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