Alistair Quaile is a journalist, editor and communications professional based in Yorkshire.

Predominantly writing on health, he has written news, features and opinion pieces for a variety of publications. Recent bylines include British Journal of Healthcare Management, British Journal of Nursing, British Journal of Midwifery, Independent Nurse, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, Nurse Prescribing, Practice Nursing, Journal of Health Visiting, British Journal of Community Nursing, Dental Nursing and Journal of Aesthetic Nursing.

He is the digital communications officer for COMDIS-HSD, a Department for International Development (DFID) funded research programme consortium that aims to improve the delivery of healthcare services in low to middle income countries.

He was previously editor of the Journal of Paramedic Practice, the only monthly journal dedicated solely to addressing the clinical and professional issues relevant to paramedics. He was also editor of International Paramedic Practice, a quarterly journal with an emphasis on international issues affecting professionals in the pre-hospital field. Before this he was sub-editor of Practice Nursing, the leading peer-reviewed monthly journal for nurses working in general practice.

He spent 18 months as editorial manager of the Professional Portfolio of titles at MA Healthcare Ltd, overseeing editorial staff for nine medical publications and four veterinary publications.

Before venturing into healthcare journalism he wrote culture articles. In 2012 he was comedy editor for Broadway Baby, the biggest reviewer at the Edinburgh Fringe. He spent two years writing for Three Weekspublished both online and in print—as a theatre, comedy, dance and music reviewer.

This website is a collection of his published work in one easy to navigate place.

Alistair is currently available for commissions and freelance editorial work. He can be contacted at aliquaile@gmail.com


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