Apply to join the Guild

The Guild offers five different ways to be part of our community. Please choose the option that is suitable for you below. Once we have received your information we will contact you directly.

Full Membership

  For professional writers, journalists, authors, commissioning editors in any medium, who spend the majority of their working time covering health issues.

 Full access to the range of information, training and networking opportunities the Guild provides

 Access to other Guild members, through our free online membership directory

Access to specialists invited to Guild events

Free or discounted entry to Guild webinars and workshops

Notices of job/work opportunities

Guild News Bulletin

Voting Rights

Annual Membership – £50

Associate Membership

  Associate membership is open to those who are not professional writers, but work in fields such as medicine and are established health writers, authors or broadcast journalists.

 Full access to the range of information, training and networking opportunities the Guild provides

 Access to other Guild members, through our free online membership directory

Access to specialists invited to Guild events

Free or discounted entry to Guild webinars and workshops

Notices of job/work opportunities

Guild News Bulletin

Annual Membership – £50

Student Membership

  This is open to full-time journalism students who wish to specialise in health and medical matters.

 Free/discounted entry to Guild events

  Guild News Bulletin

Annual Membership – £12

Industry Member

  Industry members are those working in the health area who support the aims of the Guild, but do not fulfil the writing criteria necessary for membership. For instance PRs, healthcare professionals and charities.

Two places at specified Guild event

 Receive Guild News Bulletins

An entry in the Members’ Area of the Guild website

Subscription:
£150
(1 year), £200 (2 years)

Charity Subscription:
£100 (1 year), £150 (2 years)

Online Directory Subscription

  Members include some of Britain’s best-known journalists, freelance writers, broadcasters and authors.

On-line access to the directory via our website

Contact details for Guild members, what they write about, the publications, programmes and websites they contribute to

Categories of members’ special interests – e.g. women’s health, complementary medicine

Subscription:
£295 (1 year), £500 (2 years)

Charity Subscription:
£200 (1 year), £300 (2 years)

Register your interest

If you would like to join the Guild of Healthwriters please enter your details into the contact form.

 

Once we have recieved your enquiry we will send you an email with a link to an online application form for you to complete.

 

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