HB Health Comms Ltd
HB Health Comms Ltd

health content specialist

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Creative scoping, writing and editing of health information for patient and public audiences, with a focus on simplicity and informed choice

Patient information

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I have over 12 years' experience developing content for patients and the public.

Whether you're looking for advice on how to get started with a patient information project, or you're looking for a specialist writer or editor, HB Health Comms Ltd can help you. 

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** (2016) 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 with a rare, inherited kidney disease, including a highly commended** (2018) guide on diet and lifetyle
  • 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

Related webinars

Watch Hannah's presentation on NetworkPharma TV, in which she gives guidance to MedComms writers on how they can adapt their writing for patients and the public. 

Awards and recognition

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BMA Patient Information Awards

  • Award judge, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Winner of BMA Reviewer of the Year, 2015
  • Developed content winning a BMA Patient Information Award, 2014*
  • Developed highly commended content** in 2016 and 2018

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Other Awards

  • Developed content winning an AMRC Science Communication Award, 2014*
  • Developed content winning an Interactive Media Award, 2014*

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Contact Me

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Hannah Bridges, PhD
Health Content Specialist
HB Health Comms Ltd
Greater London, UK
+44 (0)7894671244
Skype: HBHealthComms