Emily Bashforth

Emily Bashforth

Feature Writer

Emily is a Feature Writer with Patient, writing articles on a variety of topics relating to health and well-being.

Emily also works as a writer, creator and advocate outside of Patient, specialising in mental health, LGBTQ+, and lifestyle content.

Her work is featured in the likes of MetroUK, GLAMOUR, iNews, PinkNews, Bustle, LGBTQ Nation, Wellby, Wellcome Collection, and InspireTheMind.

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Recent articles

How to check for breast cancer and what a lump feels like
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How to check for breast cancer and what a lump feels like Feature

According to Cancer Research, there are around 55,900 new breast cancer cases in the UK every year, which is more than 150 every day. Breast cancer is the most common …

Can you get chlamydia from kissing?
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Can you get chlamydia from kissing? Feature

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and how you contract them, one being that you can catch chlamydia from …

Which foods should you avoid if you have a soy allergy?
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Which foods should you avoid if you have a soy allergy? Feature

A soy allergy occurs when your body reacts to soy protein. A lot of products contain soy, meaning it can be hard to avoid it completely. So, we've got all the tips on …

7 morning stretches to get you ready for the day
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7 morning stretches to get you ready for the day Feature

Most of us love the feeling of stretching first thing in the morning but, chances are, we don't put much thought into what stretches we do. But did you know that there …

How to soothe a nettle sting rash
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How to soothe a nettle sting rash Feature

Stinging nettles grow widely across the UK and Europe. Whilst nettle stings aren't typically too serious, they can be in rare cases. Either way, it's important to know …

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