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Dr. Hilary Jones's Biography

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Dr Hilary Jones is most famous for being a regular medical adviser on breakfast TV firstly with TV-am from May 1989 and then GMTV's health advisor from 1993.

Hilary Jones qualified from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London in 1976 and became a full-time Principal in General Practice in 1982 and a GP Trainer in 1987.

Before practising as a GP in the UK, one of his jobs was being the solitary medical officer on Tristan de Cunha in the South Atlantic.

As well as his various television appearances, Dr Hilary Jones is a regular on radio and in the national newspapers and magazines advising on health issues.

His books include What's Up Doc; and A Change for the Better: How to Survive and Thrive During the Menopause.

His audio CDs include Ultimate Relaxation and Tranquil Sleep.

Dr Hilary Jones was first married in 1977 to Anne Marie Vives. They had two children Tristan and Sebastian, but broke up after ten years.

He then married Sarah Harvey, who was a health visitor with his practice in Basingstoke. In 1993 they went on television to talk about his affair with Josephine Buchan, his co-presenter on the ITV show The Full Treatment and they went on to have another child. Dr Hilary Jones was subsequently linked to satellite television presenter Sue Moxley, who went on to date David Van Day. Hilary and Sarah separated in November 2008.

Dr Hilary Jones was one of the celebrities to compete in ITV's Dancing on Ice in 2010. He was paired with Alexandra Schaumann. Dr Hilary and Alexandra were the sixth couple to be voted off Dancing on Ice.

In 2020, he was made an MBE for services to broadcasting, public health information and charity.

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