Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones has been a GP for over thirty years. She was also Woman’s Weekly Dr Mel for 13 years, and well understands the challenges of trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle whilst combining work with bringing up a family. She was the senior partner in her Cheshire practice for ten years before retiring, and has a wide range of medical interests and expertise. As well as caring for patients, she has spent many years teaching medical students and doctors training to be GPs, and has written extensively for a range of medical publications. She believes that good patient-doctor communication and evidence-based medicine are vital in helping people understand their bodies, and make informed decisions about their lifestyles, medical problems and healthcare. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in recognition of her clinical, teaching and writing skills, including for her work as Dr Mel.