Bradford among the finalists in medical journalism awards

THE BBC Scotland health correspondent, Eleanor Bradford, has been named among the finalists in a competition celebrating the best of medical journalism.

She has been shortlisted in the Multi-media Journalist category of the Medical Journalists’ Association Summer Awards.

The winners will be announced on the ninth of next month.

The shortlist reads:

Publication of the Year

Health Service Journal

Nursing in Practice

Nursing Times

Online innovation

Kathryn Bingham at NHS choices

The editorial team at

Dave West and the commissioning map on

Consumer staff journalist

Laura Donnelly, The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph

Andrew Gregory, Daily Mirror

Chris Smyth, The Times

Consumer freelance journalist

Jerome Burne

Glenda Cooper

Jo Waters

Multi-media journalist

Eleanor Bradford, BBC Scotland

Victoria Macdonald, Channel 4

Lawrence McGinty, ITN

Professional media staff journalist

Jaimie Kaffash, Pulse

Shaun Lintern, Health Service Journal

Dave West, Health Service Journal

Professional media freelance journalist

Asha Fowells

Ingrid Torjesen

Richard Vize

Caroline White

Young journalist

Madlen Davies, Pulse

Kirsty Hough, commissioning.GP

Dave West, Health Service Journal

Story of the Year

Gareth Iacobucci, BMJ

Jaimie Kaffash, Pulse

Max Pemberton, The Daily Telegraph