Gillian Harvey

Gillian Harvey

Freelance Writer

BA (Hons) English

Gillian is a freelance writer and columnist for a variety of national newspapers and magazines. 

After graduating in 2000 with a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, Gillian trained as a secondary school teacher. 

She went on to lead an English department at a middle school in Bedfordshire, before moving to France with her husband, Ray, in 2009. 

She now writes regularly for a range of UK publications. Her first novel 'Everything is Fine' was released by Orion in May 2020.

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Recent articles

Health checks you can do at home
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Health checks you can do at home Feature

It's as important as ever that all of us seek medical advice if we have worrying symptoms. But even if you feel fit and well, there are plenty of health checks you can …

How to choose the right GP for you
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How to choose the right GP for you Feature

If you've recently moved or have decided to change GPs for another reason, it's important to get registered as soon as possible. Before you make your selection, it's …

A year on: what we now know about COVID-19
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A year on: what we now know about COVID-19 Feature

When COVID-19 was first identified in late 2019 in China, very little was known about the disease, how to treat it or what its impact might be. A year on, knowledge has …

Can lifestyle changes reduce your COVID-19 risk?
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Can lifestyle changes reduce your COVID-19 risk? Feature

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we're all doing our bit to keep ourselves and others safe. Following guidelines, wearing masks when advised and practising social …

Is remote healthcare the future?
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Is remote healthcare the future? Feature

In these days of digital connection, the way we access medical care is evolving. Most GP surgeries had an online offering prior to the pandemic, and with the COVID-19 …

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