Consultant Profile

Dr Louise Newson

Dr Louise Newson MBChB(Hons)
Practicing at:
Spire Parkway Hospital
  • General Practice (GP)
    Special clinical interests:


    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    GP at Shirley Medical Centre, Shirley, West Midlands.

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Member of the RCP (Royal College of physicians)
    Fellow of the RCGP (Royal College of GPs)
    Member of the British Menopause Society and the International Menopause Society

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0121 704 5530
    Private secretary:
    Mrs Sarah Davies
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07866 479991
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    I have been a GP for the past 16 years and a medical writer for the past 15 years.  I have written for numerous organisations and publications including, RCGP, MIMS Learning, BJFM and  I have written for healthcare professionals and also for patients on a wide range of medical conditions including the menopause and other women's health conditions.

    I am a menopause expert and see the majority of menopausal women in my specialist clinic.  

    I work as a medical editor for different publications and I have authored several books on evidence-based medicine for general practitioners.  I am an editor for the British Journal of Family Medicine (BJFM) and Geriatric Medicine journal.  I commission articles for the BJFM’s regular Women’s Health supplement.  I am an Editor and Reviewer for various e-learning courses and educational modules for the RCGP.  I also write articles for and reguklar articles for, MIMS Learning and Independent Nurse.  

    I have contributed to healthcare articles in many different newspapers and magazines and have been involved in television and radio work, including Radio 4's Women's Hour and Channel 4' Embarrassing Bodies.

    Personal profile:

    I am married to a consultant urologist and have three daughters. I enjoy practising asthanga yoga regularly and love cooking.

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    Dr Louise Newson

    Dr Louise Newson General Practice (GP) Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

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