British Journalism Review March, 2016.

John is frequently asked how he could reconcile working for both the Daily Mail and The Guardian...  

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British Medical Journal. April 7. 2016

When patients give media interviews at vulnerable times in their lives, they share something precious of themselves, often out of a desire to help others, Such patients merit the utmost consideration – but they don't always get it.

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1948

GP May 26, 2016

Preparing for and giving media interviews.


http://www.gponline.com/doctors-prepare-media-interviews/article/1396278

British Medical Journal June 1. 2016

Charcot – one of the world's best science communicators. 

http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2016/06/01/remembering-jean-martin-charcot-the-napoleon-of-neuroses/

Medical Journalists' Association Feature of the Year Award (for a specialist audience) June 23. 2016

Article in British Journalism Review. 

http://bjr.sagepub.com/content/26/3/37.full.pdf+html

Nursing Standard June 23. 2016

How to do well in a media interview.

https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/features/how-come-across-well-media-interview-57966

UK Press Gazette June 28. 2016

Extending the balance-in-journalism debate to the mainstream media  

http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/why-balance-in-science-journalism-can-distort-research-create-bogus-controversy-and-even-contribute-to-deaths/

The Hippocratic Post July 29. 2016

Controversy is usually more of an opportunity than a threat to a well prepared media interviewee.

http://www.hippocraticpost.com/lifestyle/making-good-impression/ 

HealthWatch August 25, 2016

Mother Teresa of Calcutta is reported to have said: “If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.”This observation coined a new phrase—the Mother Teresa effect—about the power of people stories. It has been cited in research into what persuades donors to give to charity. The results may disappoint researchers and clinicians who rely on the power of numbers—the statistical, the methodological, the analytical and the objective.

https://www.healthwatch-uk.org/images/Newsletters/Number_102_Highlights.pdf

 
 

 

Sunday Times (Raconteur supplement) September 18, 2016 

Cure for inherited blindness could be within reach

https://www.raconteur.net/healthcare/cure-for-inherited-blindness-could-be-within-reach

 

The Times (Raconteur supplement) May 10, 2017

CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing: timeline of scientific discovery

https://www.raconteur.net/healthcare/timeline-of-scientific-discovery-gene-editing