These days, most of us are utilising automation in healthcare marketing and scheduling at least some of our tedious tasks. If you’re a freelance medical writer, you might be scheduling your social media posts and newsletters. If you’re an employee, your organisation might already have some automation set up, like welcome emails, birthday emails or […]
Misleading health content is harmful to public health, confuses people, spreads misinformation and has potential legal issues. So, what can you do if you spot misinformation online – and how can you ensure you’re not the one spreading it in the first place?
These five short writing exercises will help you develop your writing skills and feel more confident in your abilities.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding a quality medical news website. Browse our list of the top 20 health and medical news websites for evidence-based and timely news.
This essential guide includes dozens of links to my top blogs and resources for becoming a successful health writer and writing high-quality, engaging health content.
This health blogging guide contains my top resources for aspiring bloggers. The guide is perfect for you if you want to start a health blog or write health blogs as a freelance writer for clients and employers.
Evidence-based writing is about making sure your writing incorporates best practices and recommendations as determined by communication-related research.
All writers need a flawless editing and proofreading system – and that’s where online editing courses come in. And, while we offer accredited medical writing courses here at Health Writer Hub, editing is a different ballgame altogether. As health and medical writers, we research and translate scientific information into succinct, impactful, easy-to-read communication for our […]
These days, you can find podcasts on just about any topic – and, thankfully, there are plenty of interesting and helpful podcasts for health and medical writers. Here are our top picks to get you started.
Daniel Sokol, lawyer and medical ethicist, has just been shortlisted for the ‘Best Columnist of the Year (Consumer Media)’ award at the PPA Awards 2018 (“the Oscars of the UK publishing industry”). In 2015, Daniel won ‘Best Column’ at the UK Medical Journalists’ Association Awards. In this article, he gives aspiring medical columnist some tips for success.
A free checklist to help you break down the art and science of clear health writing.
There’s no denying that assessing your writing is a daunting, confusing task. Luckily, there are quite a few ways to evaluate your skills so you can develop your writing abilities with confidence.
This is a question that comes up often in my course groups. And, it’s reasonable and natural to worry about time. Time is money. The less time you spend writing, the more money you make. The more time you spend researching, writing, reviewing and refining, the more your hourly rate drops.
New research provides insight into how we can help high-school students understand health information and make better-informed health decisions.
A study recently published in the Journal of Health Communication has looked at warning labels on cigarette packages in the Netherlands.