Katie Thistleton is a highly accomplished television and radio presenter best known for her work on BBC Radio 1, CBBC and the BBC show, ‘Morning Live’. Host of the successful BBC Radio 1 show and podcast ‘Life Hacks’, Katie and guests discuss a range of health and social issues, from exam stress to mental health. Katie also hosts her own show on BBC Radio 1 on Friday and Saturday Mornings. Her book ‘Dear Katie: Real advice on real-life problems with expert tips’ won praise in 2018 for tackling challenging issues with thoughtful and sensitive advice.
A proud and passionate advocate for mental health, Katie is incredibly generous with her time when meeting with Alder Hey patients. In 2022 Katie visited our new Mental Health Hub, to see first-hand the facility’s standout features, including an American-style diner and therapy gardens.