Not in paper edition - bad timing

Campaigning Health Journalism

how to go about it successfully and how to avoid the pitfalls

The Guild of Health Writers is holding a seminar on "Campaigning Health Journalism: how to go about it successfully and how to avoid the pitfalls." It's at 6:30 on 26 February at the Medical Society of London, Lettsom House, 11 Chandos St London, W1M OEB.


  • Sarah Boseley, the Guardian's award winning health editor, who has campaigned on the safety of the SSRI class of antidepressants and the cost of antiretroviral drugs in developing countries;
  • Sophie Goodchild, home affairs correspondent, the Independent on Sunday, who won MIND journalist of the year award 2003;
  • Melanie McFadyean, freelance, who has written several investigative pieces on mental health and Gulf War syndrome; and
  • Godwin Busuttil, defamation/medial law specialist, external legal adviser to the the BMJ since 1995.

The cost is £15 to non-Guild members. Further details from or 0208 941 2977

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