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Dr Deborah Lee


Dr Deborah Lee BM, MFFP, MRCGP, DRCOG, Dip GUM, Dip Colp, LOC Med Ed

Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist, Medical and Healthcare Writer

GMC no. 3129913

Having worked for many years in the NHS, mostly as Lead Clinician within an integrated Community Sexual Health Service, Dr Deborah Lee now works as a health and medical writer, with an emphasis on women's health. Dr Lee is a medical content writer for Dr Fox.

Dr Lee writes for many media outlets including: The Daily Express, The Daily Mirror, The Sun, Bella magazine, Cosmopolitan, Net Doctor, Healthline and many more. She remains passionate about all aspects of medicine - including obesity, weight loss, diet, and nutrition.

After qualifying from University of Southampton Medical School in 1986, Dr Lee trained as a GP, and worked in the NHS as a GP for eight years. After that time, Dr Lee specialised in Sexual & Reproductive Health (S&RH).

Dr Lee was lead for an NHS integrated community sexual health service where she was was the Contraception and Sexual Health lead. Dr Lee worked with another doctor who was the GUM lead - and regularly did STI testing and treatment. Dr Lee was also Faculty Instructor and ran sexual health training courses for GPs, and was an examiner. Dr Lee was Training Programme Director for Wiltshire.

S&RH is a very broad speciality which includes for example: Gynaecology and Medical Gynaecology, all types and aspects of contraceptive care including coils and implants, dealing with unplanned pregnancies, abnormal smears, screening and treating STIs in both males and females, Young People's Sexual Health, Sexual Assault, and in particular Menopause Care - which has been her special interest. Dr Lee set up and ran her own specialist menopause clinic.

During this time, Dr Lee wrote extensively, and had numerous medical publications, as well as working as sub-editor for a medical journal. She has also written articles for The Huffington Post UK under the pseudonym Dr Daisy Mae.

Medical education and training has also been a large part of Dr Lee's professional career. She has been a Contraception & Sexual Health Trainer, a Faculty Examiner and a Training Programme Director.

Dr Deborah Lee / Dr Daisy Mae

Freelance Health Writer https://healthcarewriterdr.com/qualifications/

Dr Daisy's Sexual Health Blog, The Huffington Post https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/author/daisy-mae/

Dr Daisy Blog

Menopause Matters - https://www.menopausematters.co.uk/daisyblog.php

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deborahjanelee/