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

Making a complaint
Health and Wellbeing

Making a complaint about your GP

What steps can you take if you are unhappy about the GP care you've received?

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Ask friends and family if they would recommend a particular GP
Health and Wellbeing

Changing to a new GP practice

The pros and cons of changing GP practice, and what to consider if you do.

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tired man
Health and Wellbeing

Medical conditions that make you tired

Find out which conditions could be sapping your energy.

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Medical team
Health and 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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GP receptionist
Health and 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 and 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 and 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 and Wellbeing

Why you need the flu vaccine

Protect yourself against the flu – have the jab.

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Cataract surgery
Health and Wellbeing

Cataract surgery – what you need to know

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

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