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The Waiting Room With Dr Alex

Dr Alex

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The Waiting Room With Dr Alex
The Waiting Room With Dr Alex

The Waiting Room With Dr Alex

Dr Alex

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About Us

The nation’s favourite new doctor, Alex George, reacts to your most hilarious, outrageous and brutally honest questions across a whole range of health issues. Aided by his colleague and good friend Dr Ella Daniels, each episode sees the duo joined by health experts and celebrities, all who tell their unique health story. Recalling their own insight and tales from the medical front lines, The Waiting Room blends medicine with advice and a whole load of top tips… It’s time for an appointment!AND we want your health questions: send a voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com - you can remain anonymous if you wish. Please note we can't get back to everyone, so we advise anyone to consult their GP.

Latest Episodes

Men’s Health, Gold Stars & Smelly Feet (feat. Iain Stirling)

EThe Voice of Love Island, comedian Iain Stirling, is the special guest for this final episode of the series. He joins Doctors Alex and Ella for a frank discussion on men’s health, talking about how to check yourself for lumps and bumps and not being embarrassed to seek medical help. Iain also shares his thoughts on millennials, golds stars and lie ins. Check in for your appointment! Thanks to the Workhouse in Cambridgeshire for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. If you’re looking for a luxury weekend retreat and a chance to focus on you, go to www.theworkhouse.com to find out more.

42 MINSEP 5
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Men’s Health, Gold Stars & Smelly Feet (feat. Iain Stirling)

ADHD, Fighting Trolls & Hair Dye (feat. Amelia Bath)

Dr Alex is here to answer your questions, along with his best mate from medical school, Dr Ella Daniels. They’re joined by Alex’s girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath, back by popular demand to help our medics tackle some of the health dilemmas bothering you this week. Does beer make you fat? Can hair dye damage your scalp? Why do you burp? Answers to all these and more. Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com

29 MINAUG 29
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ADHD, Fighting Trolls & Hair Dye (feat. Amelia Bath)

Wellness, Fitness Goals & Healthy Workouts (feat. Luke Diggs & Amelia Bath)

This week, Doctors Alex and Ella meet health, fitness and nutrition expert Luke Diggs, personal coach and mentor from the Workhouse in Cambridgeshire. Alex reminisces about his time at the luxury retreat along with his girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath. They talk about the YOU-ness training programme, where fitness sessions are tailored to the individual, and how this can help to boost mental health, too. Plus, we find out the best place to put your mobile phone at night and whether eating mouldy bread is a good idea. It’s your last chance to enter the competition to WIN a luxury weekend retreat, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. Get your entry in before Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visitwww.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

39 MINAUG 22
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Wellness, Fitness Goals & Healthy Workouts (feat. Luke Diggs & Amelia Bath)

Fibromyalgia, Cervical Screening & Leaky Bladders (feat. Dr Anita Mitra)

ESpecial guest, the Gynae Geek, Dr Anita Mitra joins Alex and Ella with some straight talking, no nonsense advice on women’s health. An NHS gynaecologist, author and expert in vaginal health, she’s on a mission to give reliable information and get people talking without embarrassment. Anita helps answer a listener’s question on cervical screening and explains why you should be cautious when it comes to intimate washes. We’ll also discover what topics you’ve been asking the internet this week. If there’s a health topic you want to ask Dr Alex about, you can get in touch by sending an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com Don’t forget, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. Get your entry in before Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visitwww.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

37 MINAUG 15
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Fibromyalgia, Cervical Screening & Leaky Bladders (feat. Dr Anita Mitra)

Sun Care, Aging Skin & Bum Spots (feat. Dr Anjali Mahto)

The spotlight is on skin this week, as Alex and Ella welcome back consultant dermatologist, Dr Anjali Mahto, to find out how to protect yourself against the sun. What is the best sunscreen to use? Can you burn in cloudy weather? Is it ok to use fake tan? We’ll also learn the best way to conceal spots, how to reduce your chances of wrinkles and our medical team will combine their knowledge to tackle the questions you’ve been asking the internet. If there’s a health topic you want to ask Dr Alex about, you can get in touch by sending an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com Don’t forget, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visitwww.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

36 MINAUG 8
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Sun Care, Aging Skin & Bum Spots (feat. Dr Anjali Mahto)

Exam Results, Body Positivity & Mosquitoes (feat. Vicky Pattison)

Reality star, TV presenter and former Queen of the Jungle, Vicky Pattison, brings an energetic vibe to The Waiting Room as she joins our medics, Doctors Alex and Ella, as this week’s special guest. She reveals all about her recovery from heart break and shares her wisdom on how to cope with tragic life events. Vicky’s brought to tears by a listener question and offers candid advice on how to be body positive. Along with Alex and Ella, she’ll also help to shed light on some of the curious medical things you’ve been asking the internet. Plus, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. There’ll be 2 lucky winners. Each of you will be able to bring up to three friends to stay in one of the luxury historic cottages and you’ll get your very own YOU-ness programme of workouts. The retreat will take place on Friday 27 September from 6pm and you’ll be there ALL weekend until 8pm on Sunday 29 September. To enter, all you have to do is answer this question: What was Alex known as on Love Island in 2018? Was it: A) Love Dentist B) Love Doctor C) Love Vet Text the word RETREAT to 80252, followed by your answer – A, B or C. Each entry will cost £3 plus 1 message at your standard network rate. 20p from each entry will be donated to TEENS UNITE FOR CANCER. The competition is open, so get texting! You can enter up to 4 times a day and you’ve got until Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm to get your entries in. Entries after this time will not be counted but may still be charged…and remember you must be over 18 when you enter. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visit www.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom Don't forget, if you have a health question you'd like to ask Alex, send an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com

35 MINAUG 1
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Exam Results, Body Positivity & Mosquitoes (feat. Vicky Pattison)

Cosmetic Fillers, Vitamin Drips & Tennis

Doctors Alex and Ella join forces for this special episode to help one teen listener with a dilemma over eating healthily at school. There’s advice on cosmetic procedures and our medical duo look at other ways to make you feel body positive. They’ll also tackle some of the questions you’ve been asking the internet this week, including busting some myths about recreational IV drips. Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit www.theworkhouse.com

22 MINJUL 25
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Cosmetic Fillers, Vitamin Drips & Tennis

Weight Loss, Sleep Routines & Lost Voices (feat. Rhiannon Lambert)

Special guest, Rhiannon Lambert, nutritionist, author and broadcaster, gives her top tips on how to keep your plate colourful when choosing every day foods. Doctors Alex and Ella learn the best way to calculate calories and stay healthy, and there's meal advice for a rugby playing listener who wants to keep match fit. Plus, how much water should you drink every day and is it ok to have fruit for pudding? Find out the answers to these questions and more! Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com

36 MINJUL 18
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Weight Loss, Sleep Routines & Lost Voices (feat. Rhiannon Lambert)

Bloating, Sex Ed & Hot Chillies (feat. Alix Fox)

EDr Alex kicks off a brand new series with his good friend and colleague, Dr Ella Daniels, tackling your medical questions and dilemmas. This week, they’re joined by special guest, sex educator and journalist, Alix Fox, to discuss sex education and relationships. How do you broach the subject of sex with someone new? How can you communicate better with your partner? It’s time for an appointment! Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com

37 MINJUL 11
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Bloating, Sex Ed & Hot Chillies (feat. Alix Fox)

Live at #GramFam (feat. Simon Gunning & Alissa Khan-Whelan)

This week’s special show comes from Instagram’s #GramFam Live event in London, a campaign to promote positive mental health in young people, working with charities CALM and The Mix. Doctors Alex and Ella meet Simon Gunning, CEO of CALM – the Campaign Against Living Miserably – and one of the founders of Instagram phenomenon World Record Egg, Alissa Khan-Whelan. They’ll talk about some of the ways social media can help you and what you can do to manage exam stress. They'll be answering your questions on revision, keeping on top of your studies and how to get through exam season. You can read the latest #GramFam Zine on Instagram by heading to @thecalmzone and @themixuk Trigger warning: contains references to suicide. If you're in the UK and in need of someone to talk to someone, you can contact CALM on 0800 585858 or call The Samaritans on 116 123. For those outside the UK, you can call: Argentina: 02234930430 Australia: 131114 Austria: 017133374 Belgium: 106 Bosnia & Herzegovina: 080 05 03 05 Botswana: 3911270 Brazil: 212339191 Canada: 5147234000 (Montreal); 18662773553 (outside Montreal) Croatia: 014833888 Denmark: +4570201201 Egypt: 7621602 Finland: 010 195 202 France: 0145394000 Germany: 08001810771 Holland: 09000767 Hong Kong: +852 2382 0000 Hungary: 116123 India: 8888817666 Ireland: +4408457909090 Italy: 800860022 Japan: +810352869090 Mexico: 5255102550 New Zealand: 045861048 Norway: +4781533300 Philippines: 028969191 Poland: 5270000 Russia: 0078202577577 Spain: 914590050 South Africa: 0514445691 Sweden: 46317112400 Switzerland: 143 USA: 18002738255

31 MINMAY 10
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Live at #GramFam (feat. Simon Gunning & Alissa Khan-Whelan)

Latest Episodes

Men’s Health, Gold Stars & Smelly Feet (feat. Iain Stirling)

EThe Voice of Love Island, comedian Iain Stirling, is the special guest for this final episode of the series. He joins Doctors Alex and Ella for a frank discussion on men’s health, talking about how to check yourself for lumps and bumps and not being embarrassed to seek medical help. Iain also shares his thoughts on millennials, golds stars and lie ins. Check in for your appointment! Thanks to the Workhouse in Cambridgeshire for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. If you’re looking for a luxury weekend retreat and a chance to focus on you, go to www.theworkhouse.com to find out more.

42 MINSEP 5
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Men’s Health, Gold Stars & Smelly Feet (feat. Iain Stirling)

ADHD, Fighting Trolls & Hair Dye (feat. Amelia Bath)

Dr Alex is here to answer your questions, along with his best mate from medical school, Dr Ella Daniels. They’re joined by Alex’s girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath, back by popular demand to help our medics tackle some of the health dilemmas bothering you this week. Does beer make you fat? Can hair dye damage your scalp? Why do you burp? Answers to all these and more. Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com

29 MINAUG 29
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ADHD, Fighting Trolls & Hair Dye (feat. Amelia Bath)

Wellness, Fitness Goals & Healthy Workouts (feat. Luke Diggs & Amelia Bath)

This week, Doctors Alex and Ella meet health, fitness and nutrition expert Luke Diggs, personal coach and mentor from the Workhouse in Cambridgeshire. Alex reminisces about his time at the luxury retreat along with his girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath. They talk about the YOU-ness training programme, where fitness sessions are tailored to the individual, and how this can help to boost mental health, too. Plus, we find out the best place to put your mobile phone at night and whether eating mouldy bread is a good idea. It’s your last chance to enter the competition to WIN a luxury weekend retreat, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. Get your entry in before Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visitwww.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

39 MINAUG 22
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Wellness, Fitness Goals & Healthy Workouts (feat. Luke Diggs & Amelia Bath)

Fibromyalgia, Cervical Screening & Leaky Bladders (feat. Dr Anita Mitra)

ESpecial guest, the Gynae Geek, Dr Anita Mitra joins Alex and Ella with some straight talking, no nonsense advice on women’s health. An NHS gynaecologist, author and expert in vaginal health, she’s on a mission to give reliable information and get people talking without embarrassment. Anita helps answer a listener’s question on cervical screening and explains why you should be cautious when it comes to intimate washes. We’ll also discover what topics you’ve been asking the internet this week. If there’s a health topic you want to ask Dr Alex about, you can get in touch by sending an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com Don’t forget, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. Get your entry in before Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visitwww.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

37 MINAUG 15
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Fibromyalgia, Cervical Screening & Leaky Bladders (feat. Dr Anita Mitra)

Sun Care, Aging Skin & Bum Spots (feat. Dr Anjali Mahto)

The spotlight is on skin this week, as Alex and Ella welcome back consultant dermatologist, Dr Anjali Mahto, to find out how to protect yourself against the sun. What is the best sunscreen to use? Can you burn in cloudy weather? Is it ok to use fake tan? We’ll also learn the best way to conceal spots, how to reduce your chances of wrinkles and our medical team will combine their knowledge to tackle the questions you’ve been asking the internet. If there’s a health topic you want to ask Dr Alex about, you can get in touch by sending an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com Don’t forget, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visitwww.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

36 MINAUG 8
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Sun Care, Aging Skin & Bum Spots (feat. Dr Anjali Mahto)

Exam Results, Body Positivity & Mosquitoes (feat. Vicky Pattison)

Reality star, TV presenter and former Queen of the Jungle, Vicky Pattison, brings an energetic vibe to The Waiting Room as she joins our medics, Doctors Alex and Ella, as this week’s special guest. She reveals all about her recovery from heart break and shares her wisdom on how to cope with tragic life events. Vicky’s brought to tears by a listener question and offers candid advice on how to be body positive. Along with Alex and Ella, she’ll also help to shed light on some of the curious medical things you’ve been asking the internet. Plus, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. There’ll be 2 lucky winners. Each of you will be able to bring up to three friends to stay in one of the luxury historic cottages and you’ll get your very own YOU-ness programme of workouts. The retreat will take place on Friday 27 September from 6pm and you’ll be there ALL weekend until 8pm on Sunday 29 September. To enter, all you have to do is answer this question: What was Alex known as on Love Island in 2018? Was it: A) Love Dentist B) Love Doctor C) Love Vet Text the word RETREAT to 80252, followed by your answer – A, B or C. Each entry will cost £3 plus 1 message at your standard network rate. 20p from each entry will be donated to TEENS UNITE FOR CANCER. The competition is open, so get texting! You can enter up to 4 times a day and you’ve got until Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm to get your entries in. Entries after this time will not be counted but may still be charged…and remember you must be over 18 when you enter. For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visit www.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom Don't forget, if you have a health question you'd like to ask Alex, send an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com

35 MINAUG 1
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Exam Results, Body Positivity & Mosquitoes (feat. Vicky Pattison)

Cosmetic Fillers, Vitamin Drips & Tennis

Doctors Alex and Ella join forces for this special episode to help one teen listener with a dilemma over eating healthily at school. There’s advice on cosmetic procedures and our medical duo look at other ways to make you feel body positive. They’ll also tackle some of the questions you’ve been asking the internet this week, including busting some myths about recreational IV drips. Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit www.theworkhouse.com

22 MINJUL 25
Comments
Cosmetic Fillers, Vitamin Drips & Tennis

Weight Loss, Sleep Routines & Lost Voices (feat. Rhiannon Lambert)

Special guest, Rhiannon Lambert, nutritionist, author and broadcaster, gives her top tips on how to keep your plate colourful when choosing every day foods. Doctors Alex and Ella learn the best way to calculate calories and stay healthy, and there's meal advice for a rugby playing listener who wants to keep match fit. Plus, how much water should you drink every day and is it ok to have fruit for pudding? Find out the answers to these questions and more! Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com

36 MINJUL 18
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Weight Loss, Sleep Routines & Lost Voices (feat. Rhiannon Lambert)

Bloating, Sex Ed & Hot Chillies (feat. Alix Fox)

EDr Alex kicks off a brand new series with his good friend and colleague, Dr Ella Daniels, tackling your medical questions and dilemmas. This week, they’re joined by special guest, sex educator and journalist, Alix Fox, to discuss sex education and relationships. How do you broach the subject of sex with someone new? How can you communicate better with your partner? It’s time for an appointment! Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com

37 MINJUL 11
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Bloating, Sex Ed & Hot Chillies (feat. Alix Fox)

Live at #GramFam (feat. Simon Gunning & Alissa Khan-Whelan)

This week’s special show comes from Instagram’s #GramFam Live event in London, a campaign to promote positive mental health in young people, working with charities CALM and The Mix. Doctors Alex and Ella meet Simon Gunning, CEO of CALM – the Campaign Against Living Miserably – and one of the founders of Instagram phenomenon World Record Egg, Alissa Khan-Whelan. They’ll talk about some of the ways social media can help you and what you can do to manage exam stress. They'll be answering your questions on revision, keeping on top of your studies and how to get through exam season. You can read the latest #GramFam Zine on Instagram by heading to @thecalmzone and @themixuk Trigger warning: contains references to suicide. If you're in the UK and in need of someone to talk to someone, you can contact CALM on 0800 585858 or call The Samaritans on 116 123. For those outside the UK, you can call: Argentina: 02234930430 Australia: 131114 Austria: 017133374 Belgium: 106 Bosnia & Herzegovina: 080 05 03 05 Botswana: 3911270 Brazil: 212339191 Canada: 5147234000 (Montreal); 18662773553 (outside Montreal) Croatia: 014833888 Denmark: +4570201201 Egypt: 7621602 Finland: 010 195 202 France: 0145394000 Germany: 08001810771 Holland: 09000767 Hong Kong: +852 2382 0000 Hungary: 116123 India: 8888817666 Ireland: +4408457909090 Italy: 800860022 Japan: +810352869090 Mexico: 5255102550 New Zealand: 045861048 Norway: +4781533300 Philippines: 028969191 Poland: 5270000 Russia: 0078202577577 Spain: 914590050 South Africa: 0514445691 Sweden: 46317112400 Switzerland: 143 USA: 18002738255

31 MINMAY 10
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Live at #GramFam (feat. Simon Gunning & Alissa Khan-Whelan)