It’s been a particularly busy month since my last update, and I’m looking forward to a much-needed holiday over the next week. Throughout July I’ve been working again with Google Arts & Culture on two projects which will be launching in the next few weeks and months. I’ve also worked on a couple of newsier […]
In May I attended The European Health Innovation Collaborative’s ‘Patient Heal Thyself’ conference – an interesting day focused on doctor-patient engagement, and how a more collaborative approach could help to improve healthcare. One of most powerful and engaging speakers of the day was Rachel Jury, a patient advocate and blogger at Rocking2Stomas, who spoke about […]
November’s features for Grazia, The Pool, and BBC Three covered a pretty interesting range of subjects: anxiety, addiction, sex, millennials, periods, fertility, and the menopause. ‘I’d Treat Myself With Diazepam In The Way People Treat Themselves To A Glass Of Wine After A Stressful Day’ – for Grazia: Lena Dunham this week revealed that she’s […]
Women who are otherwise bossing life are having their careers, fitness goals and sex lives scuppered by the perimenopause. Never heard of it? Exactly. For October’s Women’s Health magazine, I reported on the hormonal headwind that no one sees coming: Forty. The big 4-0. When life really begins. It’s a decade that’s been rebranded as effectively as the British monarchy; […]
My work on sexual and reproductive health in August covered everything from heavy vaginal bleeding to painful (and even traumatic) vaginal childbirth, as well as looking at the lesser known (and surprisingly common) sexually transmitted virus HPV. 2018 marks the ten year anniversary of free HPV vaccines for girls over the age of 12 on […]
The more I write about women’s health – and particularly hormonal issues – the more I see the same patterns repeated over and over again. Lack of understanding, lack of choice, lack of support. And medical professionals consistently failing to trust women with choices about their own bodies. Choice and autonomy aren’t just about abortion […]
Following my article on how changing oestrogen levels can cause depression during the perimenopause, I also wrote for Healthspan about how cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be used as a natural way of treating menopausal depression. Click here to read the article in full. Find out more about my content marketing services, and see more examples […]
An article I wrote for Healthspan on perimenopausal depression. Click to read in full. Find out more about my content marketing services, and see more examples here.