29 episodes

One of the nation’s most popular TV doctors, Alex George, looks at inspiring ways you can enhance your life. He is joined by health experts and celebrities who share their stories, both professional and personal, to bring you a unique set of tools to improve your own health and quality of life. From what to eat, to how to exercise, mindfulness and happiness, Dr Alex is on a mission to make health, wellbeing and medicine more accessible to millennials and beyond.

If you want to get in touch with a question or tell us how you’ve put some of the podcast’s tips into practice, just say hello on Instagram or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com – you can remain anonymous if you wish. Please note we can’t get back to everyone, so we advise anyone to consult their GP.

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One of the nation’s most popular TV doctors, Alex George, looks at inspiring ways you can enhance your life. He is joined by health experts and celebrities who share their stories, both professional and personal, to bring you a unique set of tools to improve your own health and quality of life. From what to eat, to how to exercise, mindfulness and happiness, Dr Alex is on a mission to make health, wellbeing and medicine more accessible to millennials and beyond.

If you want to get in touch with a question or tell us how you’ve put some of the podcast’s tips into practice, just say hello on Instagram or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com – you can remain anonymous if you wish. Please note we can’t get back to everyone, so we advise anyone to consult their GP.

    NHS Nursing Careers with Sarah Mulindwa

    NHS Nursing Careers with Sarah Mulindwa

    In this special edition of the podcast, Dr Alex meets specialist nurse, Sarah Mulindwa, presenter on Channel 4’s The Sex Clinic, to find out what it’s really like to have a career in nursing.

    Whatever your skills, qualifications or interests, there is a place for you in the NHS, providing the best care and treatment for patients. There are more than three hundred different career options available.

    Sarah talks about her pride at being a nurse, what it’s like to be on the wards and in clinic, and how few other professions offer as much choice or opportunity for personal and professional growth. It combines a unique mix of care, compassion and highly skilled, intellectually challenging work.

    For more information, search Nursing Careers and look for #WeAreTheNHS.
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    Hike Your Way to Health and Happiness with Roz Purcell

    Hike Your Way to Health and Happiness with Roz Purcell

    It’s the last episode of the series and Dr Alex is joined by former model and food blogger Roz Purcell to hear about her latest book, No Fuss Vegan.
    Roz also opens up about how her relationship with food has not always been easy. She speaks about her past experiences living with an eating disorder and how she came through it.
    She is now a Nike ambassador and creator of the Hike Life community, encouraging others to get off their phones and into the great outdoors.
    If you have a question you’d like to ask, say hello to Dr Alex on Instagram and tag him in your stories. You can also email askdralexgeorge@email.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.
    Trigger Warning – contains discussion about eating disorders

    • 37 min
    Exploring Cosmetic Dentistry With Dr Annie Smith

    Exploring Cosmetic Dentistry With Dr Annie Smith

    How much does our smile affect how we feel? Dr Alex and his girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath, chat about their own experiences of straightening and whitening their teeth.
    They’re joined by someone who knows them well, their very own dentist, Dr Annie Smith, from American Smile, a general dentist with an interest in cosmetic dentistry.
    We find out how Annie’s caring, gentle manner helped Amelia conquer her fear of the dentist, why it is so important to keep our mouth and gums healthy, and how the social media selfie may be influencing the way we think about our teeth.
    If you’d like to share your own tooth story, find Alex on Instagram @dralexgeorge or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room.
    Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.
     

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    Declutter Your Life with Dilly Carter

    Declutter Your Life with Dilly Carter

    Dr Alex is joined by declutter expert, Dilly Carter, to discover more about how to organise and create functional spaces at home.
    The pair discuss the benefits of living with less, how it can reduce stress and induce a feeling of calm.
    Let us know how you like the episode. Tag @dralexgeorge in your instagram stories, share your own experiences or ask a question. You can also email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.

    • 33 min
    Inspiring Fitness & Feeling Good with Shona Vertue

    Inspiring Fitness & Feeling Good with Shona Vertue

    Dr Alex meets fitness influencer and yoga trainer, Shona Vertue, who has one of the most popular yoga channels in the UK on YouTube.
    With over a decade of teaching, Shona uses her experience to combine weighted resistance training and cardio, along with yoga and meditation, to produce her very own Vertue Method of training. She encourages having fun and feeling good, rather than just pursuing aesthetic goals.
    If you have a question to ask, say hello to Dr Alex on Instagram and tag him in your stories. You can also email askdralexgeorge@email.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.

    • 35 min
    Building Mental Resilience with Chris Robshaw

    Building Mental Resilience with Chris Robshaw

    Former England Rugby Captain and Harlequin’s star flanker, Chris Robshaw shares his experiences on how he has dealt with some of the more incredible highs and lows from his long sporting career.
    He talks to Alex about leadership, mental resilience, encouraging other players in the game and discusses how dyslexia shaped his childhood.
    If you have a question to ask, say hello to Dr Alex on Instagram and tag him in your stories. You can also email askdralexgeorge@email.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.
     
    Trigger warning: contains a reference to suicide.
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