Find out more about Dr Hilary JonesDr Hilary Jones qualified from the Royal Free Hospital medical school in 1976 spending two years in postgraduate posts at that hospital in general medicine and surgery, oncology, intensive care and accident and emergency.
Subsequently he has worked in a variety of specialities including obstetrics and gynaecology, ophthalmology, health screening and aesthetics.
In 1979 he was the single-handed Doctor on Tristan da Cunha, a British dependency in the South Atlantic and the most isolated inhabited island in the world. Later he was a trouble-shooting medical practitioner in the Shetland Islands working for both the Oil industry and serving the local community in emergencies.
He became a Principal in General Practice and a GP educational trainer in the early 1980's. He also worked as a Senior House Officer in Ophthalmology before entering General Practice assisting in Glaucoma and Cataract extraction procedures and learning the science of refraction. At that time he joined the most successful breakfast TV station in the world, TVAM at Camden Lock. He also became and still remains, a regular columnist for Rupert Murdoch’s Sun Newspaper’s Fabulous Magazine and he is a Guest Presenter on BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright show – the most listened to radio show in Europe.
Continuing to work as a family GP ever since he has become a well- known, trusted and highly respected medical broadcaster on TV and radio, he contributes to a number of newspapers and magazines and is the author of several books and novels, the latest being ' A Day In Your Life' published by Bantam Press. He is particularly proud that this book has now also recently been published in China.
He is currently the Health Editor at Good Morning Britain and Patron of or Ambassador to a number of his chosen charities including The Meningitis Research Foundation, Get Ahead Charity, Matt Hampson Foundation, The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation, Northern Lights Charity, The London Air Ambulance Charity, Haydn’s Wish, The Stroke Association, Diabetes UK, Breakthrough Breast Cancer and British Heart Foundation.