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Dr Mark Hamilton

Dr Nina Byrnes and Dr Mark HamiltonDr Mark Hamilton is an A&E doctor who works for a busy city hospital in Manchester, England. He recently won the Irish Medical Media Awards IMMA Health Journalist of the Year 2009. He is well-known as the presenter of How Long Will You Live? and is also a regular co-host on The Afternoon Show.

His other broadcast credits include documentary presenting (he fronted "A Necessary Evil" which followed the story of Burke & Hare) and he has made regular appearances on GMTV, This Morning and the Heaven & Earth Show.

Dr Nina Byrnes

Dr Nina Byrnes graduated with an Honours Degree in Medicine from Trinity College in 1996. After completing her intern year, in the Meath and Adelaide hospitals in Dublin, she undertook postgraduate training in hospital medicine. She spent time working in Wexford General Hospital and The Mater Hospital in DubIin as well as time in the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Ohio USA, and The QEII Hospital in Brisbane Australia.

Nina has been working full-time as a GP since 2005. Her work encompasses all areas of general family practice but her special interests are cardiovascular and preventative health, women's health and lifestyle medicine. When not in practice she is also involved in teaching undergraduate Trinity medical students and was also appointed as a Postgraduate GP trainer on the Trinity scheme. She is a partner in Oakwood Medical Clinic, a new doctor's surgery in Castleknock, Dublin;

Oakwood Medical Clinic,
9 Castlecourt SC,
Castleknock Rd,
Castleknock D15.
Tel 01 8235367


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