health content specialist

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

Hannah Bridges, PhD

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 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

Awards and recognition

BMA Patient Information Awards

  • Award judge, 2017 and 2018
  • 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

Other Awards

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

Contact Me

 

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