Dr Phil Hammond


Phil Hammond qualified as a doctor in 1987, became a GP in 1991 and has also worked in sexual health.

Phil has worked extensively in sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe and award winning stand up comedy and is currently touring with “Dr Phil’s Rude health Show”. He has several books published and has written medical columns for Private Eye as well as making numerous TV appearances and writing for TV and radio.

He is a strong advocate of patients both as a Vice President of The Patients Association and a patron of the Herpes Viruses Association. Phil is also a patron of the Doctors Support Network for doctors with mental health problems.

Phil has been a Lecturer in Medical Communication at the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol and currently works as a part time GP in the Bristol area. He is married to Jo, also a GP, and has two children, two Labradors, two cats, and a full head of ginger hair.