A passion for putting complex ideas into
simple words


Carol is a respected medical journalist with by-lines in titles as diverse as The Sun and The Lancet. She also contributes  to a range of other publications including broadsheets, magazines, websites, and the specialist press. In 2014, she was honoured to become President of the Guild of Health Writers.


The Sun
With the highest circulation of any UK newspaper, The Sun is a great forum for any writer.
As medical adviser, Carol is the first port of call for Sun journalists with a health story. Her role is to provide instant quotes, give reporters medical information, and write fast, accurate commentaries.
Carol also contributes features and investigative pieces when needed.

Carol's work has also appeared in the Financial Times, the IndependentSunday Business, The BusinessDaily Mail, Mail on Sunday, and other papers.

Magazines & websites

Carol writes for Tesco’s range of popular magazines and booklets aimed at parents of young children, and for Tesco Baby & Toddler Club website. She also does regular Twitter chats for Tesco Baby Club.

Carol’s work has also appeared in Top SanteBest, Marie-Claire, She, Q, Closer, the Spectator, and other titles.

Specialist press

Carol’s articles for fellow doctors and other health professionals can be found in The Lancet, BMJ, BMA News, GMC Today, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Health Service Journal, Women’s Health Journal, Postgraduate Medical Journal, and British Journal of Rheumatology.

Dr Carol Cooper has appeared in...

Chronic pain
My View in The Sun

Assisted dying
in The Sun

Dr Carol gives health advice in The Sun
Warnings and what to do about them.

See Dr Carol Cooper in The Huffington Post
Read 'Can We Eradicate Meningitis?' in the Huffington Post.