I started out as a mental health specialist nursing writer. For several years I was a columnist for the nursing website Mental Health Today.
I have developed my nursing writing into general science writing, and have written some great pieces in meteorology and even in car battery science.
Have a look through my portfolio of work in the nursing writing field below.
Here is my last Perspectives column / blog for Mental Health Today – this time on my experience of Mindfulness meditation.
In the last edition before it went online only in 2015, I published an investigation into perinatal mental health in the UK for Mental Health Today. MHT Perinatal MH010
Rounding off my amazing Olympic year, I published a piece on positive psychology for Mental Health Today. Could positive psychology used by top athletes be an answer for services? Download mht winning the mental battle
I covered the story of a family who had serious problems getting the right Special Educational Needs provision for their child. They set up an organisation based on the Isle of Wight that tried to fight back. Download this here ldt nov 11 sen by
I published a piece for Learning Disability Today on how the Personalisation Agenda could help people with learning difficulties. Download this piece ldt pbs
That same month, I looked at how cuts to the Supporting People programme was causing difficulty for people with mental health problems. I was in supported housing during the heyday of the programme at the turn of the Century, and this story had a real personal interest for him. Download sp mht
For the RCN’s Nursing Standard, I published a piece on a new medication being tested that could help people with Fragile X Syndrome. Download this piece nsfragilex0001