Dr Roger Henderson

Dr Roger Henderson

General Practitioner, Medical Author


Qualified 1985
Authored for EMIS early 2013
Senior Partner, Linden Hall Surgery Shropshire.
GP trainer and University doctor.
Lecturer on modern social media and health.
Media medic and writer for national newspapers, magazines and online.
Appears regularly on television, radio and the internet.

Recent articles

What does the pancreas do?

What does the pancreas do? Resource

The pancreas is an organ the upper tummy (abdomen). Chemicals (enzymes) made by cells in the pancreas pass into the gut to help digest food. The hormones insulin and …

The digestive system

The digestive system Resource

The gut (gastrointestinal tract) is the long tube that starts at the mouth and ends at the back passage (anus). …

Recreational Drugs Health Information

Recreational drugs are chemical substances taken for enjoyment, or leisure purposes, rather than for medical reasons. Alcohol, tobacco and caffeine can be classed as …

Stammer (Stutter) Health Information

A stammer (also called a stutter ) is common, especially in young children. For most young children, the stammer goes away without any treatment. Older children and …

Acute Stress Reaction Professional Reference

Synonyms: acute crisis reaction, shock, psychic shock, battle fatigue Introduction An acute stress reaction is a psychological condition that can develop …