Dr Roger Henderson was born in 1960 and raised in Whitehaven, Cumbria. He qualified as a doctor from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London in 1985 and as a general practitioner in 1990.
He decided to enter the media world in 1995, and within 2 years was the medical columnist of the Sunday Times. He now writes columns and articles for many national newspapers and magazines and appears regularly on the television, radio and internet.
His books include 'Stress Beaters; 100 Proven Ways to Manage Stress', '100 ways to live to 100', 'Over 50 Men's Health Check', ‘Pregnancy for Dummies' and 'Dad's Guide to Pregnancy for Dummies'.
He is a popular lecturer on a wide range of health-related topics and is a senior GP based in Shropshire. He sits on a number of health advisory boards both in the UK and globally, and has developed a reputation as highly respected chairman and moderator at international health conferences around the world. In 2018 he became the UK medical director for Liva Healthcare; winner of Health IT firm of the year at the Health Investor Awards 2018, and also the Healthtech Innovators of the Year for Europe at the GHP Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 2018.
He is married to a doctor and has three children.