Medical Writing Editing

Volume 27, Issue 3 - Editing

September 2018



President's Message

President’s Message



Feature Articles

Honing your proofreading skills

How clear is the story?

Editing for writers who have English as an additional language

Microediting – details matter Quality, authority, and reputation: The value of microediting

Revision: Parameters and practices within the translation industry

How to soften the red pen’s blow: Tips for editing a colleague’s work

Go certified – get ready for the BELS exam

Anonymisation: A new challenge for medical writers

Good Writing Practice

Special Section

Reports from the spring conference in Barcelona: 6th EMWA Symposium

Reports from the spring conference in Barcelona: EMWA social events programme

Reports from the spring EMWA conference. Expert seminar: Use of clinical study reports for Cochrane Reviews

Regular Sections

News from the EMA

Profile: An interview with Richard Wheeler

Journal Watch

Medical Devices

In the Bookstores

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Regulatory Matters

Medical Communication

Manuscript Writing

Getting Your Foot in the Door

My First Medical Writing

Out On Our Own

Out on Our Own


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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

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Editoral Board



Managing Editor

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Associate Editors:

Section Editors:

Ad-hoc Editors:

  • Amy Whereat (SpeaktheSpeech Consulting, Asnieres sur Seine, France)

Editor Emeritus: