Medical Writing Non-Clinical Health Writing

Volume 23, Issue 3 - Non-Clinical Health Writing

September 2014

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Non-clinical health writing

President's Message

President's Message

EMWA Social Media Team

EMWA social media team

Feature Articles

Opportunities in veterinary writing

Veterinary regulatory writing in Europe

Exploring veterinary science, a little-known translation specialisation

Cosmetic regulatory writing

REACH chemical dossiers? Yes, please!

Pesticide dossiers, an opportunity for medical writers

Nanoapplications – From geckos to human health

Medical writing for in vitro diagnostics: A different approach for the ‘hidden’ side of healthcare

Writing bioanalytical reports

Letter to the Editor: Because you're worth it?

Cost comparison of salaried and freelance medical writers working in Europe

Profile: An interview with Fernando Navarro on the brand new platform ‘Cosnautas’

Key factors a pharmaceutical company should consider while outsourcing medical writing services

Working with authors to develop high-quality, ethical clinical manuscripts: Guidance for the professional medical writer

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Regular Sections

The Webscout

English Grammar and Style - Points of view

Medical Communication

In the Bookstores

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.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Brooks Waltman

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Nicole Bezuidenhout

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Sarah Milner

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Daniela Kamir


Jennifer Bell


Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News 

Ana Sofia Correia 

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Maddy Dyer


Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Adriana Rocha


Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Louisa Ludwig-Begall / Sarah Kabani

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Layout Designer

Chris Monk