Category Archives: Writing for publication

Cartoons, critical appraisal and raising money for Parkinson’s

With forecasts of bleak times ahead in the public sector, we could all do with a bit of cheering up. One man who can always home in on the funny side is cartoonist Fran Orford. Fran's work will feature in … Continue reading

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‘ASHA needs to actively enforce its code of ethics’ petition

The Chair of the British Stammering Association is urging people to join him in petitioning ASHA to prevent misleading claims that stammering is curable.   Leys Geddes has been at the forefront of a UK campaign to ensure that people understand there is … Continue reading

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North Wales speech and language therapy event and article

I am heading off to Wales tomorrow for an Afasic Cymru event ‘Communication Counts’ on Friday. I will have a stand in the exhibition hall, but the main reason for going is that I am doing one to one sessions … Continue reading

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Sandwell speech and language therapy on show

A new article, freely available on the speechmag website, aims to inspire speech and language therapy departments to consider taking part in trade exhibitions as exhibitors rather than visitors.  In 'Sandwell on show', Jane Oates and Diana McQueen of Sandwell PCT … Continue reading

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Pride & Prejudice and the essentials of editing

I had a very enjoyable trip to the theatre last night to see Theatre Royal Bath's version of Pride & Prejudice. There was clever use of minimal props, and the text was by and large Jane Austen's words. I know … Continue reading

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Video on writing for publication from the British Medical Journal

I was interested to watch this video about writing for the British Medical Journal. Although it focuses on the BMJ's preference for the randomised controlled trial, it includes a lot of useful and sensible advice for anyone in the healthcare field who wonders … Continue reading

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Speechmag blog is Speechwoman’s ‘Site of the Month’

What a great start to my day – an e-mail from Caroline Bowen telling me that the speechmag blog has been awarded the Speechwoman 'Site of the Month' award for January 2010! Along with speechmag, Caroline's renowned website is one … Continue reading

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