Nigerian born and Yorkshire bred, Dr Helen is a Portfolio GP and works in the NHS for OneMedical Group as the Lead GP for Lifestyle Medicine. Alongside this she works as a Health Coach in a private wellness centre helping men and women lose weight and create healthy lifestyle habits. She also has 3 years’ experience of working in a Sexual Health and Contraception clinic.
Helen co-presents Channel 4 the series Food Unwrapped and health programme How to Lose Weight Well. She regularly appears on Steph’s Packed Lunch, also on Channel 4. She presented Coronavirus: Can You Avoid It? for Channel 4 to 1.8 million viewers – the largest audience for a Channel 4 documentary in 2020 at the time it aired. She co-presented How to Stay Well, a series for Channel 4, which aired in 2017.
Helen holds degrees in both Sport and Exercise Science (University of Leeds) and Medicine (Hull-York Medical School) and undertook her GP training at University College London Hospital.
Away from medicine Helen is a keen health and lifestyle blogger, loves Yoga and practices mindfulness and meditation.
Her website is www.drhelenlawal.com