Dr Chris Steele, MBE
GP and resident doctor on ITV's This Morning
Dr Chris Steele is the ambassador for the Pernicious Anaemia Society and the resident doctor on ITV’s This Morning, and has been for the last 25 years. He was also voted Health Journalist of the Year in 2007, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guild of Health Writers in 2010, and is an MBE.
Chris qualified as a doctor in 1968 and worked as a GP in South Manchester from 1970. He became interested in treating his patients who smoked in the early 1970’s and became a pioneer in this field. Chris is now recognised as an international expert in smoking cessation and nicotine addiction. He has over 12 years experience as a successful journalist.
Dr Chris is spreading the health message online starting early in 2014 with the launch of ‘The Best of Health’ – a brand new dedicated health and lifestyle information channel created specifically for the fastest part of the population – those people aged over 50.
As well as being a health journalist and TV doctor, Chris Steele is the Health Ambassador and Patron for numerous charitable causes. He has also been a health advisor and face for many Government health initiatives, such as the Flu Vaccine.
Specialties: Healthy ageing, weight loss and smoking cessation are specialities of Dr Chris. He wrote ‘Quit Smoking with the Nicotine Phase out Program’, and in 1989 he wrote the ‘Fat Farewell Diet’. He is also the author of ‘Babies and younger children’.
Experience: Due to his wealth of hands-on health experience (over 40 years a practicing GP) Chris has had the privilege of informing the general public on all manner of health issues nationally, for over 25 years and because of this high profile media role, he has accumulated a vast knowledge in a very broad spectrum of health areas, he has his finger on the pulse of health news and is an engaging keynote speaker and accomplished presenter and broadcaster.