Dr Gemma Newman


Dr Gemma Newman is a medical doctor and Senior Partner at a family medical practice in West London. She studied at the University of Wales College of Medicine and has worked in many specialties as a doctor before becoming a family physician. She has gained additional qualifications in gynaecology and family planning. She is a founding member and ambassador for PBHPUK and a member of BSLM. Dr Newman has a specialist interest in holistic health, plant based nutrition and lifestyle medicine. She is regularly invited to teach other doctors and the general public via training programmes, podcasts and conferences about the benefits of plant-based nutrition, and has authored ‘The Plant Power Doctor; a simple prescription for a healthier you’, which was a number one bestseller in Popular Medicine and Green Living.

Dr Newman has also written a chapter for ‘A prescription for Healthy Living, a guide to Lifestyle Medicine’ a textbook for Clinicians published by Elsevier Academic Press, and the chapter on diabetes for the clinical textbook ‘Plant Based diets in Medicine.’ She contributed content for two books on alcohol-free living; Janey Lee Grace’s ‘Happy Healthy Sober’ and Millie Gooch’s ‘The Sober Girl Society Handbook.’ and the cookbook ‘How to Go Plant Based’ by Ella Mills. She is also host of the award winning podcast by Holland and Barratt ‘The Wellness Edit’. As a broadcaster she has been featured on ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky News Sunrise as well as BBC Radio. She has featured in magazines including Glamour, Zest and Health magazine, as well as The Daily Telegraph.