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Journalism & Non-Fiction


Carol is a respected medical journalist with by-lines in titles as different as The Sun and The Lancet. She has also contributed to many other publications including broadsheet newspapers, magazines, and websites.

Carol’s articles for fellow doctors and other health professionals can be found in The Lancet, BMJ, BMA News, GMC Today, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Health Service Journal, Women’s Health Journal, Postgraduate Medical Journal, and British Journal of Rheumatology.

In 2014, she was elected President of the Guild of Health Writers.

Non-fiction books

Many of Carol’s non-fiction books are on child health and parenting, such as Twins & Multiple Births. The titles combine her professional expertise and her personal experience as a mother. As co-author of the book General Practice at a Glance, Carol won a British Medical Association book award in 2013. A companion volume, General Practice Cases at a Glance, appeared later.

General Practice Cases at a Glance

A workbook of clinical scenarios, ideal for students on their GP rotations or new doctors already working in general practice.

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General Practice at a Glance

Award winning An illustrated reader-friendly guide to essential primary care, aimed at medical students and junior doctors.

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Your Child Year by Year

By a team of top-selling authors and experts, a guide to child development – physical, emotional and cognitive - from age 3 to 14.

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Baby and Child Q&A book

Authoritative answers to hundreds of questions on every aspect of baby and childcare from birth to age 5. “I found this book a fantastic help - it seemed that for every problem or question I had, it had an answer for me.” Jools Oliver

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Mother and Baby

A handbook to guide new parents through pregnancy to age 3 with confidence.

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Twins and Multiple Births

Updated in 2012, an essential and comprehensive guide for parents of twins, triplets and more, from pregnancy to adulthood.

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