Julie Penfold is a UK-based freelance journalist specialising in health, wellbeing, nutrition and lifestyle. Her editorial work takes on areas such as natural health, psychology, medical matters, healthcare and social care. Julie is also a member of the Guild of Health Writers.
Her features can be found in consumer publications such as Asda, Natural Health, Benhealth, Women's Fitness, LighterLife, Your Healthy Living, Spirit & Destiny, BM (Bon Marche), Expert Beauty and Australian title Nature & Health. Julie also writes for a range of health contract publishing titles including Primary Health Care, Nursing Standard, Practice Business, Learning Disability Today, Nursing Children and Younger People, Mental Health Today and Nursing Older People.
Previously, Julie has also worked with titles such as Ethical Living, MSN Health, So Feminine Health and also provided monthly health and lifestyle content for several years to regional title, North East Life.
In her spare time, Julie satisfies her ever-curious mind by watching health documentaries and enjoys reading books around real-life health issues and healthcare situations.
If you are looking for well-researched, sparkling copy, please take a look around and if you want to find out more or chat further, do get in touch.
'Julie is a talented writer who delivers excellent copy, to brief, and always on time. Her dedication to writing well-researched, insightful natural health features is one of her best qualities.'
Emma Van Hinsbergh, Editor, Natural Health
'I can always count on Julie to produce well-written copy, on time, that needs very little editing - a real joy for an editor! Her enthusiasm for the subject matter shines through in her writing.'
Liz Parry, Editor, Your Healthy Living