A story in the Sunday Post newspaper has made it to the shortlist of an awards competition celebrating the best of health writing.
Janet Boyle's 'Out of Body Op Cured Little Katherine’s Cancer' will be competing against four other nominations in the Best Regional Newspaper Health Feature category of the awards, which are run by the Guild of Health Writers.
The winners will be revealed on the 13th of next month, in London.
The shortlist, in full, reads:
Best National Newspaper Health Feature
Jerome Burne – Mobiles – Are We Being Told the Facts? Daily Mail
Tanith Carey – Scarred Before They Were Born – The Babies Cut By C-sections, Daily Mail
Lucy Elkins – Could Gas Poisoning be Making You Ill? Daily Mail
Jane Feinmann – When a Trainee Surgeon Was Let Loose on This Little Girl, Daily Mail
Victoria Lambert – Made to Save – the Issue of Saviour Siblings, Daily Telegraph
Anna Magee – Hidden Health Risks for Children of Sperm Donors, Daily Mail
Best Consumer Magazine Health Feature
Elizabeth Adlam – The Picture That Saved a Baby’s Life, Reader’s Digest
Jerome Burne – The Truth About CJD, Candis
Omega Douglas – Fertility: The Whole Story, Easy Living
Susannah Hickling – Don’t Get Sick After Dark, Reader’s Digest
Martha Roberts – Having a Single Twin is a Bittersweet Experience, Mail on Sunday
Faye Louise Rowe – This Breakthrough Will Help Save Lives, Boots Health and Beauty
Jacqui Thornton – Too Scared for Sex, Cosmopolitan
Best Trade and Specialist Publication Feature
Lilian Anekwe – Incentive to Cut Referrals, Pulse
Neil Hallows- Fancy Another, BMA News
Dr Christian Jarrett – When Therapy Causes Harm, The Psychologist Magazine
Katharine Sanderson – Emissions Control, Nature
Nick Warburton – Crocodile Fears, Environmental Health Practitioner
Alison Whyte – A Serious Ethical Dilemma: Swine Flu, Nursing Standard
Best Online Health Contribution
John Lister – The Beginning of the End
Anouk Lorie – CNN Helps Surgeon Perform Lifesaving Op
Colleen Shannon – What is the Neonatal Unit?
Fergus Walsh – Fergus on Flu
Ellen Widdup – Surviving Teenage Cancer
Best Regional Newspaper Health Feature
Liz Bestic – The Healing Power of Horses, East Anglian Daily Times
Janet Boyle – Out of Body Op Cured Little Katherine’s Cancer, The Sunday Post
Liz Perkins – Small Technology is Going to be Huge, South Wales Evening Post
Clare Semke – Fighting Alzheimer’s, The Portsmouth News
Tom Shepherd – Justice for our Cancer Patients, Oxford Mail
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