Rosemary Leonard

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Rosemary Leonard (born 22 July 1956)[1] MBE MA MB BChir MRCGP DRCOG[2] is a British general practitioner and journalist.

Early life[edit]

Leonard was born in London;[1] she went to the girls' grammar school Dr Challoner's High School in Little Chalfont. She then went to the all-female Newnham College, Cambridge where she graduated with double first-class honours,[2] before completing her training at St Thomas's Hospital Medical School.[3]


Leonard is a GP in Dulwich, South London.[4]

She has written for national newspapers and magazines, including Hello!, The Sun, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express[1][2] since 1986.[4] She has been the resident GP for BBC Breakfast News since 1998.[1]

She was a member of the Committee on Safety of Medicines and a Non-executive Director of the Health Protection Agency.[2]

She was awarded an MBE for services to healthcare in the New Year's Honours List 2004.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Leonard has two sons.[6]

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