A pioneering general practitioner, Ann wrote many important books for women including Miscarriage (Fontana) and one on cervical cancer. With Aidan Macfarlane she wrote the best-selling Diary of a Teenage Health Freak and I’m a Health Freak, Too!. She wrote the very successful Woman’s Hour Book of Health and, again with Aidan Macfarlane, Teenagers. OUP publish R U a Teenage Health Freak? and Sex and Drugs. She died in May 2011.