British Medical Journal
Leading general medical journal
Interview in their travel section
Disabled passenger 'humiliated'
02 May 2019
British Journal of Nursing
I was an award winner for my writings on continence in 2020.
My work in continence nursing: raising issues and disseminating knowledge
09 October 2020
Information for the public on diseases, drugs and the truth behind the health headlines. Take a tour of some marvels of the human body too.
Could exercise be a miracle for the mind?
18 September 2020
Here's what a Covid-19 scientist has to say about a vaccine
04 September 2020
What did Sir Roger Bannister teach us about medicine?
06 January 2020
Why do drugs affect different people differently?
21 October 2018
Staying with your spouse in hospital
01 October 2018
How Victorian Britain revolutionised the health industry
13 August 2018
The health benefits of silence - and how it kills
14 July 2018
What can a urine test reveal about your body?
22 June 2018
Five things you should ask if you have arthritis
07 June 2018
Four ways to adapt as an amputee
31 May 2018
Top 10 tips for living with a catheter
27 March 2018
Vitamin D: the truth behind the headlines
25 January 2018
Singing could be the key to a healthy life
17 January 2018
Blood and organ donation: past, present and future
21 December 2017
The impact of illness: Huntington's disease
08 November 2017
Can brushing your teeth help you to live longer?
26 April 2017
All you need to know about Barrett's Oesophagus
12 April 2017
Surprising facts about your spleen
05 April 2017
Are you medically fit to fly?
29 March 2017
5 ways to reduce anxiety
23 March 2017
All you need to know about the tiny bones in your ear
14 March 2017
The scientist behind the treatment of haemophilia B
09 February 2017
All you need to know about manuka honey
09 January 2017
How does loneliness affect the body
19 December 2016
Everything you need to know about HIV and AIDS
28 November 2016
What da Vinci taught us about the human body
21 November 2016
What did Charles Dickens know about medicine?
14 November 2016
All you need to know about Roaccutane
31 October 2016
Everything you need to know about influenza
24 October 2016
All you need to know about your pituitary gland
18 September 2016
All you need to know about insulin
04 September 2016
All you need to know about heart bypass surgery
11 July 2016
10 things you didn't know about the appendix
15 January 2016
Which medicines should I use to get rid of indigestion?
04 January 2016
The helpful and harmful effects of wine on the body
25 December 2015
How does the body survive in extreme cold weather?
15 December 2015
Red meat and processed meat: can they really cause cancer?
05 November 2015
Synaesthesia: people who hear and taste colour
27 September 2015
Everything you need to know about iron tablets
03 September 2015
Everything you need to know about antibiotics
09 August 2015
All you need to know about antidepressants
04 June 2015
Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?
06 May 2015
The UK's leading daily newspaper for health issues. I wrote a five piece series describing misuse of medicines among patients.
20 September 2016
13 September 2016
06 September 2016
09 August 2016
02 August 2016
Past Medical History
Inspiring website about medical pioneers and early medical treatments. I write guest blogs.
Medical lessons from the battlefield
08 October 2017
The discovery of the body's circulatory system by William Harvey
15 June 2017
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing
The UK's only monthly journal dedicated to cardiac nursing: a fast-moving, demanding speciality. I help nurses keep up to date with issues such as cholesterol, cardiac drugs, pioneers of cardiology and telemonitoring.
Postprandial hypotension: lessons from Sir Roger Bannister's textbook
20 October 2020
14 August 2020
Cardiac syncope: lessons from Sir Roger Bannister's textbook
15 July 2020
Orthostatic hypotension: the last twenty years
14 April 2020
Year of the nurse: my life as a care home nurse
14 February 2020
Sir Roger Bannister, Pioneer of the cardiovascular system
14 January 2020
Brain injury after cardiac surgery
12 October 2019
Stroke rehabilitation: what works?
12 October 2019
Patient-centred prescribing for people with blood pressure concerns
05 July 2019
Sepsis from a cardiovascular perspective
07 May 2019
Cardiac sarcoidosis: the 6D's
09 February 2019
Cardiovascular concerns in lupus
03 June 2018
"20 years of tomorrows with someone else's heart inside me..."
04 December 2017
A look at antidepressant use - and cardiovascular risk
10 October 2017
The 8D's on Helen Brooke Taussig: turning blue babies pink
05 September 2017
The discovery of human blood groups: Karl Otto Landsteiner
06 June 2017
On normalising anxiety: a royal perspective and expert advice
05 April 2017
Greatness in failure: a look at Leonardo da Vinci and his drawings of the heart
06 March 2017
Change of heart: Christiaan Barnard and the first human heart transplant
11 December 2016
Communicating cardiology: lose the jargon, not the patient
11 November 2016
Smoking cessation: how to tackle a whole-body disease.
11 October 2016
Going round in circles: discovery of the body's circulatory system by William Harvey
11 September 2016
Nurses Day: Sharing care stories to combat fatigue
16 July 2016
Ezetimibe and cholesterol: how low should you go?
11 June 2016
Telemonitoring as a tool for blood pressure management
08 September 2015
Polypharmacy in the cardiac patient and chronocardiology
16 July 2015
Rivaroxaban: a welcome addition to anticoagulation
03 July 2015
Heart-brain interactions: a focus on neurological injury after cardiac surgery
20 March 2015
Can cholesterol be defined as just 'good' or 'bad'?
03 September 2014
Evidently Cochrane aims to make research data really accessible. Winner of the UK Blog Awards 2015 and shortlisted for the 2016 UK Blog Awards. I was their Top Blogger for 2017.
Falls prevention in older people: what can nurses do?
25 October 2018
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing (Research round up)
Research Round Up: A selection of recently published articles of interest to cardiac nurses. The aim of this roundup is to provide a brief overview of the research papers selected.
Congenital heart disease, scleroderma, social prescribing
05 September 2018
Hope, ECMO, LVAD, diabetes
02 August 2018
Six articles on statins
05 July 2018
Gut microbes, nitric oxide, amyloid
06 June 2018
Myxoma, anti-obesity drugs, magnesium
05 May 2018
Lupus, Brugada syndrome, migraine
05 April 2018
Vitamin D, anaemia, Parkinson's
04 March 2018
Mental capacity, HDL cholesterol, safe staffing
05 February 2018
Breakfast, diving, pollution and the heart
04 January 2018
Cardiac catheterisation, lessons from history, cardiac tumour
05 December 2017
Salt in heart failure, cannabis-induced cardiac damage, atherosclerosis
05 November 2017
Vitamin D, PTSD, brain injury
14 October 2017
Statins, stem cells, iron
04 September 2017
Pregnancy, cardiac arrest, Amazonians
02 August 2017
Polypharmacy, palliative care, haemorrhage, diabetes
10 July 2017
Music, firefighters, food and the heart
12 June 2017
Hypertension in Kenya, IVF, cardiac secretions
09 May 2017
Self-esteem, PTSD, anxiety, Fontan procedure
11 April 2017
Alcohol and the heart, sternal wound infection, postpartum haemorrhage
06 March 2017
Postural tachycardia, antiplatelets, digoxin, PCSK9 inhibitors
22 February 2017
Loneliness and heart disease, NOACs, automated drug dispensing
04 January 2017
Cardioprotection from phenols and fibre, antibiotics in endocarditis, acellular vascular grafts
04 December 2016
Heart transplant, LQTS, smoking cessation, prevalence of heart disease in Europe
04 November 2016
Losartan and Marfan syndrome, smoking and heart disease, drugs for heart failure
04 October 2016
CBT for angina, HIV and cardiovascular disease, gout and AF
04 September 2016
Anticoagulation in AF, cardiac stents, variable blood pressure, aortic stenting
04 August 2016
Statins during heart surgery, sleep apnoea, PCSK9 inhibitors, low BMI and cardiac risk
04 July 2016
Aortic valve surgery, iron deficiency and heart failure, stress and diabetes
04 June 2016
Thyroid hormone and the heart, cardiac stents, pacemakers, chest pain
04 May 2016
Warfarin after heart surgery, diagnosing heart conditions, beta blockers
04 April 2016
Broken heart syndrome, caffeine and the heart, bilirubin
04 March 2016
Statins and influenza, reducing blood pressure, vitamin D, coenzyme Q10
04 February 2016
Non cardiac chest pain, Hypertension and diabetes
04 January 2016
Christmas special: effects of wine, chocolate and cold weather on the heart
04 December 2015
Dehydration amongst nurses; variations in mortality after heart attack
04 November 2015
Special edition on atrial fibrillation
04 October 2015
Aspirin as an antidepressant? Energy drinks and the heart, Blood transfusions.
04 September 2015
Journal of Paramedic Practice
The UK's best selling paramedic journal. It provides essential paramedic training and paramedic CPD support.
The difficult choice between resuscitation and letting go
07 November 2017
The official magazine of the Twins and Multiple Births Association
Nature or Nurture?
20 September 2017
The most visited English language newspaper website in the world. My contributions to the health section.
Why is there a nursing shortage?
22 July 2016
Why do we adore babies but abandon the elderly?
23 June 2016
Founded in 1905, the Nursing Times magazine has been training nurses for over 100 years. Their website is the most visited site for nurses in Europe.
Bridging the evidence gap in the care of indwelling urethral catheters
03 December 2019
Autonomic dysreflexia: A hypertensive emergency in the spinal cord injured patient
28 October 2015
From farms to Pharma
26 June 2015
Writing can be rewarding
13 July 2004
Nursing is a practical skill
15 June 2004
Stand up for yourself
18 May 2004
Playing the waiting game
20 April 2004
Apply the theory of holism
23 March 2004
Nightshifts offer valuable lessons
24 February 2004
Nursing is the best career
09 September 2003
Spinal Injuries Association
Writing for their bi-monthly magazine to raise awareness of issues relevant to those with spinal cord injury.
All aboard the Jumbulance
03 August 2018
Urinary catheter care: what does the evidence say?
10 October 2017
Urinary catheter care.pdf
Autonomic dysreflexia in SCI
05 February 2016
Tara Tripp Hearing Care
My experience of hearing loss, shared with a local, independent hearing health care practice.
What's it like to lose your hearing for a day?
03 February 2016
British Red Cross
My experience of administering First Aid, shared with the Red Cross to promote First Aid Training. British Red Cross Hero Award Winner.
Knowing first aid helped me to save a motorcyclist's life
11 March 2016
Urban Jack, Kew Health and Beauty, Savoy
Local health and wellbeing companies: I investigated the research behind their products.
7 surprising facts about shaver's rash
20 February 2018
Coenzyme Q10 in Parkinson's disease?
25 July 2016
Stem cell creams to reverse ageing?
20 February 2016
stem cells kew.pdf
Nursing and Residential Care
The only monthly journal providing essential reading for nurses, managers and training coordinators and care assistants working in nursing and residential care settings.
Care home nursing: the world's largest relay race?
03 July 2020