As a mother of two active boys I have a particular interest in family health matters such as breastfeeding, vaccinations and medical intervention.
When I spotted a research paper which concluded that drinking tea contributes to a healthier, longer life I knew it would be a massive story. So I pitched it to the South China Morning Post so there were one of the first publications in the world to publish the story.
I covered the 2019 general election for GP website Pulse Today in this story. I followed it up with an analysis of how the Conservatives' plan to transform general practice in England and Wales and whether their pledges are realistic. Read the full analysis here.
As a keen runner myself I was pleased to learn of two studies which advocate running in older age to prolong good health. Read the full report in the South China Morning Post here.
I reported on this fascinating study of children with myopia in China for the South China Morning Post. Read the full article here.
I reported on a study of Asian patients which found lean-fat people were more at risk of heart failure. Read the full report in the South China Morning Post here.
Somewhat ironically I wrote this story for the South China Morning Post whilst on bedside vigil as my son was kept in hospital for over a week with an infection. Freelances really do work from anywhere.
During a news shift for GP website Pulse Today I covered a series of stories about GP training, lung cancer diagnosis and clinical pharmacist schemes. Read my articles here.
I wrote about this unique cancer research project for the South China Morning Post. Read the full article here.
After seeing Hong Kong mums chat on Facebook about what to do with their excess breast milk I decided to write a light piece for the South China Morning Post. Read the full article here.
I reported on three concerning studies about rising pollution levels in China and its impact on citizens. Read the full story in the South China Morning Post here.
Late one night last week I noticed a lot of chatter on my netball team WhatsApp group. They were all talking about a woman in my home town of Market Harborough who claimed she had been body shamed by a personal trainer on Facebook. They were posting screen shots of...
I covered a number of GP related stories for Pulse Today including a letter sent to the Prime Minister from senior doctors, issues with the NHS pension review and research on trainee doctor career paths. You can see my stories here.