As a mother of two active boys I have a particular interest in family health matters such as breastfeeding, vaccinations and medical intervention.
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.
I decided to research the impact of 'brexting' on mother and infant bonding after a Hong Kong Facebook post on the subject erupted. Read my full article for the South China Morning Post here.
I spoke to the lead researcher of this study to find out how widespread superbugs are in South East Asia. It resulted in this story about a 'wake-up call to the world' in the South China Morning Post.
I spotted a press release from Queen's University Belfast which outlined the findings of glaucoma research recently conducted in China. I spoke to one of the lead researchers for this article in the South China Morning Post.
A Facebook post on a Hong Kong moms group prompted me to write this story about the benefits of children playing in muddy puddles. Peppa Pig would be proud! Read the full article here.