The Parkinson at the Medical Journalists' Association's Summer
19 July 2012
membership magazine, The Parkinson, has
been recognised at an awards ceremony.
The Parkinson's Editor, Bev Howard, was commended in the
category 'Excellence in Journalistic Skills' at the
Medical Journalists' Association's (MJA) summer awards.
Bev was commended for 3 articles, which have featured in
The latest issue of The Parkinson is due out on Monday (23 July
About the awards
The MJA Awards celebrate excellence in medical journalism across
all types of media and are held twice a year.
The articles from The Parkinson, which Bev was commended for,
Supporting people affected by Parkinson's
It's a privilege to help people affected by Parkinson's share their experiences and simultaneously raise awareness of the issues that affect people with Parkinson's.
Bev Howard, Editor of The Parkinson
Charlotte Jackson, our Editorial Manager, commented:
"We're delighted that these articles, which raise awareness of
Parkinson's, have been recognised by the
"We know many of members love getting their copies of The
Parkinson and it's great to know that the magazine is appreciated
elsewhere as well."
"Credit has to go to the people affected by Parkinson's who let
me feature their stories.
"It's a privilege to help them share their experiences and, at
the same time, raise awareness of the issues that affect people