Health and medical writing: what do they mean to me?

After ten years in the field, I often get asked how I ended up as a health and medical writer, especially without a medical degree. If you’ve read my blogs before, you’ll know that writing has always been close to my heart, even from a young age. I realised early on that my love of […]

Medical writing vs. health writing: is there a difference?

The difference between health writing and medical writing

Whether you’re seeking information on a new treatment, trying to understand a health condition you’ve been diagnosed with, or you are simply looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle, you’ve likely come across various forms of health and medical writing. While these terms are often used interchangeably, it’s crucial to understand the nuanced differences between health […]

Reintroducing Rachel: my health writing journey

Rachel | Freelance medical and healthcare copywriter | Standing in a London street holding a coffee

Even though I’ve been writing about all things health for over 10 years, the start of a new year always feels like a great time for a reintroduction. I’m a big believer in appreciating the journey, taking time to look back on the details that have shaped where I find myself today and thinking about […]

Three ways to improve your healthcare content writing: there’s an ART to it

If your business is healthcare content writing, you’re likely in demand. The concept of ‘health’ pervades every aspect of our lives, public and private. And health information is big business. Before the onset of COVID-19, the worldwide medical communications industry was worth around 1.35 billion dollars. With digital health and technology transforming the industry as […]