The BBC has announced it will honour TV doctor Michael Mosley across its radio and TV networks with a dedicated day which will see presenters and audiences be encouraged to do “just one thing” to improve their wellbeing.

The broadcaster and columnist died of natural causes in June aged 67 after he went missing on the Greek island of Symi while on holiday.

In his memory, the BBC will host the Just One Thing Day on July 12, named after his popular BBC Radio 4 podcast where he revealed tips to help improve your health.

The day will be based on Mosley’s ethos to “encourage healthy habits by introducing easy routines or simple swaps into daily life to improve health and wellbeing”, the BBC has said.

BBC Radio 4 will lead the charge on the day starting on the Today show which will welcome those who have changed their lives thanks to Mosley’s tips.

Woman’s Hour host Anita Rani will later reflect on the impact the TV doctor has had on her life with a focus on the benefits of exercise.

The Food Programme will share past Just One Thing topics ranging from eating oily fish to the benefits of turmeric while Front Row will celebrate how listening to music or playing an instrument can bring a sense of calm.

That’s not all though as BBC Radio 2’s Tina Daheley and 6 Music’s Craig Charles will both do one thing to improve their own wellbeing.

BBC Radio 1 and TV shows Morning Live and The One Show, where Mosley was a regular contributor, will also celebrate Mosley’s legacy.

Mohit Bakaya, director of speech and controller of BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra, said: “Michael’s broadcasting changed people’s lives. His Radio 4 podcast inspired so many to take up small, everyday things to improve their health and well-being.

“So we thought it would be fitting to dedicate a day to the impact he had on people’s lives and celebrate his legacy within broadcasting and beyond.

“He was a hugely well-liked and widely admired colleague within radio and TV, so it is no surprise that so many programmes across the BBC have been keen to share their support for Michael as part of Just One Thing Day.

“I hope audiences will be similarly inspired to join us to do ‘Just One Thing’ in memory of Michael.”

Mosley is credited with popularising the 5:2 diet, a form of intermittent fasting, through his book The Fast Diet, and he often pushed his body to extreme lengths during his research into health and wellbeing.

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Before moving into the world of media, becoming a presenter, documentary maker, author and columnist, Mosley first trained as a doctor in London.

During his career he presented a host of science programmes and films including the BBC series Trust Me, I’m A Doctor, which looked at healthcare in Britain, and hosted the BBC Radio 4 podcast Just One Thing.

Just One Thing Day will take place across the BBC on Friday, July 12.