21/11/ 2018: Winner, Guild of Health Writers award 2018
Winner GoHW Lifestyle section for BMJ article: Low calorie and low carb diets for weight loss in primary care
Pictured with sponsor, event chair Liz Earle and runner up Michael Le Page.
21/11/2018, Runner up Guild of Health Writers awards 2018
Runner up GOHW Womens Health for Daily Mail Good health article: Why do so many doctors fail to take women suffering pain as seriously as men?
Pictured with winner Roisin Dervish-O'Kane, fellow runner-up Joanna Moorfield, sponsor, event chair, Liz Earle.
2017: Freelance of the Year, MJA Awards, June 2017 - for a portfolio of work published by Mosaic, the Daily Mail and the BMJ.
Pictured with chair Sian Williams and Kaye Macintosh
2015: Shortlisted, Blogger of the year, MJA Awards
2013: Commended, MJA Awards
2009: Best National Newspaper Feature, Guild of Healthwriters
2009: Best Freelance Feature, Guild of Healthwriters.
2008: Excellence in Cancer Reporting, Pfizer Excellence in Oncology Awards
2007: Freelance Journalist of the Year, MJA Awards
2007: Overall Freelance Writer, Guild of Health Writers
what people say
Winner Guild of Health Writers 2018 award, Lifestyle section.
The judges said: “A strong, research-led feature updating health care professionals on treatment for this increasingly widespread condition.”
Runner up Guild of Health Writers 2018 award, Women's Health.
The judges said: “A brave and ambitious article on an important topic, meticulously researched with convincing case studies.”
MJA Awards 2017
The judges said Jane’s “engaging journalism” illustrated the ability and skills needed to adapt to very different audiences.
It's one of the most thoughtful, dramatic, character-driven approaches to both unique and universal aspects of the crisis we're all invested in addressing - Sarah Kessler of Lifebox on Mosaic Science article on pulse oximetry in Mongolia, February 2017.
Jane came up with brilliant headline-grabbing research. Her writing was engaging and accurate and met our tight deadlines - Kim Davies, Therefore Publishing.
*Jane achieved an excellent body of work on the role of leadership in the need for health professionals to show compassion. Her perceptive and thought-provoking text challenged preconceptions - Penny Lewis, Clinical Lead for Leadership for Clinicians, Department for Health