Freelance profile

Julie Penfold

Freelance journalist specialising in all aspects of health – from wellbeing, fitness and lifestyle to social care, mental health, NHS and healthcare. Finalist in the Medical Journalists' Association Awards 2019 and 2017. Also a finalist in the Guild of Health Writers 2016 Writing Awards. Titles include Candis, Be Healthy, Guardian (Society), Primary Health Care, Outdoor Fitness, Running, Frontline, CareKnowledge, Leadership Issues in Social Care, Nursing Standard, Emergency Nurse, Mental Health Practice, Your Healthy Living, Learning Disability Today, Mental Health Today. Also provides content for healthcare clients including Alzheimer's Society, Diabetes UK, Migraine Action, NHS Confederation and Bupa.

Contact details:

Region/nation: Northern and North-East
Country: United Kingdom
Also find me on: Twitter


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Feature writerRates: Print media
ReporterRates: Reporter
Online journalismRates: Online/writing
Subeditor or editorRates: Sub-editing
ResearcherRates: Researcher
ColumnistRates: Print media
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Health and fitness
  • Medicine
  • Lifestyle
  • Leisure and hobbies
  • Disability

Major clients:

  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Think Publishing
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Pavilion
  • Alzheimer's Society

Profile last updated: 2019-08-23 16:05:16