*Winner of a BMA Patient Information Award 2014, AMRC Science Communication Award 2014, and Interactive Media Award 2014.

**Highly commended in the BMA Patient Information Awards 2016

A proven track record in:
  • Scoping out new health communications
  • Writing online guides, tools and smartphone apps
  • Writing fact sheets, web pages and blogs
  • Developing lay summaries of scientific and medical articles
  • Clinical trial information, including informed consent guides
  • Social media content
  • Video and animation scripts
  • Accessible reports and engaging presentations
  • Press releases, promotional messaging and radio and TV interviews
  • Information Standard certification (see consulting)

Examples of previous work for similar clients

  • Development of an award-winning* interactive digital guide to NHS breast screening and highly commended** interactive online guide to secondary breast cancer, with a focus on informed choice, for the UK’s largest breast cancer charity
  • Writing and updating online guides on a wide range of health conditions and procedures for a leading health insurance company
  • Writing and fact checking informed consent guides for a leading, international clinical research organisation
  • Writing comprehensive leaflets and online guides for people newly diagnosed with or living with inherited kidney disease for a small, independent charity
  • Developing accessible summaries of scientific research articles for an international pharma company

Topics include:
Cancer risk, awareness and treatment; cardiovascular disease; infectious disease; kidney disease; gastroenterology; diabetes; rheumatology; gynaecology and obstetrics; pain; dermatology; mental illness; osteoporosis, hospital interventions and procedures; clinical trials; health economics; and hospital and care home performance data

"The best patient information providers have a solid understanding of their target audience. Find out what your audience wants from you: the when, where, why and how"

Hannah Bridges, PhD

Health Content Specialist

HB Health Comms

Patient Information

Creative scoping, writing and editing of health information for patient and public audiences, with a focus on simplicity and informed choice. Whether you're starting from a blank page or have a very specific ask, HB Health Comms can help you.