Allie Anderson

Allie Anderson

Freelance Journalist

NCTJ

Allie Anderson is an NCTJ-qualified journalist with many years of experience writing and editing for a range of publishers. 

Allie has also worked with charities across a number of platforms. She specialises in health and works on all manner of projects, including patient literature, marketing communications, features, manuals, web content and news.

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Recent articles

How to find reliable health information online
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How to find reliable health information online Feature

Have you ever felt a twinge somewhere or experienced an unusual symptom and gone online to find out what could be causing it? If you have, you're not alone. But with …

Where does a fear of vaccines come from?
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Where does a fear of vaccines come from? Feature

In places where successful vaccination programmes have been carried out, we no longer see as many people dying from diseases like polio or measles. With a vaccine now …

When to seek medical treatment for flu
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When to seek medical treatment for flu Feature

For most people, catching flu can mean feeling rotten for a week or so. But if you're elderly, have a long-term health condition, or have a compromised immune system, …

Coughs, colds and sore throats: is honey better than over-the-counter treatments?
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Coughs, colds and sore throats: is honey better than over-the-counter treatments? Feature

As winter approaches, you might be tempted to fill your bathroom cabinet with pills and potions to treat the family’s coughs and colds. But according to a new study – …

Are vaccinations going to change during the pandemic?
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Are vaccinations going to change during the pandemic? Feature

Flu season is fast approaching, and the NHS is bracing itself for the usual strain winter ailments place on its services each year. But with the prospect of a second …

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