I’m Nerissa Bentley and I’m The Melbourne Health Writer.
I create credible, evidence-based, AHPRA-compliant health and medical content for national organisations, global companies and health practitioners.
I’m a degree-qualified, professional writer with more than 25 years’ experience writing for a variety of industries, and over 13 years' experience writing health and medical content.
✅ AHPRA compliant websites for health practitioners
✅ AHPRA Compliancy checks
✅ SEO web copy for health and medical organisations
✅ Patient resources
✅ Patient resource audits
✅ Tone of voice and branding
✅ Sales pages
✅ Content planning
✅ Health and medical writing
I WORK WITH:
✨ Allied health professionals
✨ Medical practitioners
✨ Corporate wellness companies
✨ Health funds
✨ Peak health bodies
✨ Pharmaceutical companies
✨ International and national medical organisations
✨ Marketing and digital agencies
WHY CHOOSE ME AS YOUR HEALTH & MEDICAL WRITER?
❤️ 30+ years professional writing experience
❤️ 10+ years as a health and medical writer
❤️ Degree-qualified professional writer
❤️ Member of Australasian Medical Writers Association
❤️ Familiar with all AHPRA advertising guidelines
❤️ Copy that connects with patients and the wider community
❤️ Complex information is turned into jargon-free copy
❤️ Copy is researched and referenced with credible sources and scientific studies
❤️ I make the process super-easy for you
❤️ Proven track record with lots of glowing feedback and happy clients.
Brands I've worked with include Medibank, Jean Hailes for Women's Health, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Cancer Australia, TerryWhite Chemmart, Bupa, Macular Disease Foundation Australia, Ovarian Cancer Australia, HeartKids Ltd., and Bupa.
Plus, I've created a FREE Credible Compliant Copy Checklist - Your simple guide to meeting the AHPRA Advertising Guidelines. You can grab your copy at my website.
Bachelor of Arts (Journalism & Communication Studies), University of Queensland
Certificate IV Magazine Writing, Editing & Publishing, RMIT University
Brands I've worked with include Medibank, Jean Hailes for Women's Health, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Cancer Australia, TerryWhite Chemmart, Bupa, Macular Disease Foundation Australia, Ovarian Cancer Australia and Bupa.
I've also appeared on several podcasts where I have talked about health and medical writing, AHPRA compliance, and marketing for health practitioners. You can access these episodes at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1R08MiTqHVWjnuTnjdlVXA?si=3ad91c5c0a824039
Consumer Education. Editor. Patient Information. Promotion/marketing. Public Speaker. Writer. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Proofreading. Blogs. Website Copywriting.
Asthma. Cancer. Chronic Health Conditions. COVID-19. Diabetes. Healthy Aging. Men's Health. Mental Health. Nutrition. Ophthalmology. Osteoporosis. Women's Health. Medical Cannabis. Optometry. Medical Editing. Allergy. Gynaecology. Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Depression.