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 and charities and 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.

Recent articles

What to do if you suspect a loved one has dementia

What to do if you suspect a loved one has dementia Feature

According to Alzheimer's UK, 850,000 people in the UK have dementia, but by 2025 this number is expected to exceed 1 million. The condition has a profound effect on …

What it's like to be a young person with arthritis

What it's like to be a young person with arthritis Feature

When you think of arthritis you might picture an elderly person, bent over a walking stick, their fingers contorted by the disease of old age. Yet for many people with …

Can acupuncture help you get pregnant?

Can acupuncture help you get pregnant? Feature

Acupuncture has been a mainstay of ancient Chinese medicine for centuries, and in the last few decades it has been used increasingly commonly alongside fertility …

How to help if your child has an eating disorder

How to help if your child has an eating disorder Feature

Around 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder . They can start at any age but most often develop during adolescence. And despite greater awareness, the …

Why bowel cancer screening is so important

Why bowel cancer screening is so important Feature

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, with more than 41,000 people diagnosed - and 16,000 dying from the disease - every year. The number of …