I am Honorary Chair of The Guild of Health Writers, a healthcare writer, business consultant and author of the book-Medicated malnourishment. A pharmacist, with master’s degrees in pharmaceutical analysis, nutritional medicine, clinical oncology and currently completing a Professional Doctorate examining the effects of medications on micronutrient status. Highly commended in the 2019 UK Antibiotic Guardianship awards sponsored by NHS England.
I am an expert member of NHS clinical trials ethics committee and Royal College of Medicine. I contribute to consumer and health publications and my natural product research was used to promote the scientific conference of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. I’m also a guest lecturer at University of Surrey in Nutritional Medicine. Recent presentations at scientific symposia in Canada, US, Hong Kong, Holland, Ireland, Denmark, Greece, Vitafoods; FIE and HIE.
Ursula Arens has a degree in dietetics, and works as a freelance writer on nutrition and dietetics. She is a monthly columnist for Network Health Digest magazine (read by 7000+ dietitians).
Her professional interests are on food fortification and supplementation, and on environmental aspects of dietary choices.
Jacqui Thornton is an award-winning health journalist and facilitator who writes for leading medical journals, UK newspapers and international websites, specialising in global health and UK NHS and health policy news and features.
She is a regular contributor to the Lancet and the BMJ, and also writes for CNN, the Sunday Times, Independent, the Observer, Nature, MailOnline, Sunday Mirror and many others. Before Covid, she reported from around the word, including Burkina Faso on malaria, Rwanda on cancer care, Somalia on malnutrition, Myanmar on rehabilitation of child soldiers, Samoa on measles deaths, Tajikistan on palliative care, Mexico on obesity, India on tuberculosis and Uganda on psychological recovery after child kidnap by the Lord’s Resistance Army, amongst others.
She was previously the Health Editor of the UK’s biggest daily newspaper the Sun, and before that health correspondent of the Sunday Telegraph. In 2016 she was named Specialist Journalist of the Year by the Guild of Health Writers, and has also won specialist Freelancer of the Year by the Medical Journalists Association.
She is a visiting lecturer in journalism at City University in London, and also facilitates webinars, advisory boards and medical meetings/conferences, and offers media training.
I’m a freelance health and medical journalist writing for UK national media and beyond.
I am a regular contributor to the Daily Mail’s Good Health section, as well as consumer magazines and specialist medical titles. These include SAGA, Foresight Global Health Magazine, Community Practitioner and Acuity.
Past jobs include being news editor of GP and features editor at Pregnancy and Birth magazine and Top Sante magazine , plus contributing editor for Yours magazine and Healthy Food Guide magazine.
I’m also the author of three health books, including ‘What’s Up With Your Gut? ( Hammersmith Books) which I co-wrote with Professor Julian Walters, and am a past chair of the Guild of Health Writers ( 2011 to 2013) and current committee member.
I also offer media strategy advice on a consultancy basis to PR companies and charities, as well as a press release and case study writing service.
Here’s some links to my web site www.jowaters.org and my portfolio site https://jowaters.contentl
Miranda Levy is a journalist and author of more than 25 years’ experience. Starting out on magazines including Cosmopolitan and New Woman (RIP), she then hacked it at the Daily Mail and Sunday Mirror before heading back to glossies and the launches of GLAMOUR and Grazia.
Miranda had two babies, wrote the Rough Guide to Babies in 2006, and became editor of Mother & Baby, where she was twice nominated for a British Society of Magazine Editors award.
Now a freelance writer and editor for national newspapers, she covers many topics – but particularly health – for titles including the Telegraph platforms, the Mail on Sunday and the i. Miranda has contributed to the Spectator, the Jewish Chronicle and the New York Post. Miranda’s ‘self-help memoir’: The Insomnia Diaries: How I Learned To Sleep Again is published by Octopus Books on 10th June 2021.
Lyndon Gee is an established consumer and technical writer, producing comprehensive market reports and evaluating scientific research studies for leading charities, magazines, and corporate clients.
As a food writer, he creates healthy recipes and menus for magazines, corporate clients, and health charities, and with his expert team delivers a publication-ready package with nutritional analysis, styling, images, videos, or camera-ready artwork. An award-winning food, health and leisure futurist, Lyndon predicts market trends for clients from major multinationals to niche artisan brands.
Also a renowned international consultant and commentator specialising in food, health, and hospitality, Lyndon advises UK Parliament on healthy and sustainable food, and is a seasoned public speaker with extensive media experience across all platforms.