Hilary Guite, FFPH, MRCGP

Dr. Hilary Guite is a medically qualified doctor who has specialized in medical oncology, care of the elderly, mental health, and general practice. She was previously a Director of Public Health in London. She has highly cited publications in peer-reviewed journals. In 2019 she achieved a distinction in an MSc in Science Communication at Imperial College London, in preparation for her chosen second career in journalism. She now combines her extensive medical knowledge with skills from her writing and fact-checking roles together with her current expertise in audio production. You can find her on Twitter and LinkedIn.


  • MSc (Science Communication), 2019. Imperial College, London.
  • FFPH (Fellow of Faculty of Public Health), 2003, UK.
  • MRCGP (Member of Royal College of General Practitioners), 1987, UK.
  • DCH (Diploma of Child Health), 1985. University of London.
  • MSc (Community Medicine), 1990. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
  • MBBS, 1981. St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.

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