A repository of websites and courses for medical communicators


The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook: A practical guide for improving vaccine communication and fighting miscommunication

Developed by a team of scientific experts, this guide aims to arm people with practical tips and provide up-to-date information and evidence to talk reliably about the vaccines, reduce fear and constructively challenge associated myths.


Education and qualifications

Postgraduate university courses in health communication:

Undergraduate blended degree:


Short courses can help writers upskill in specific areas including editing, consumer health writing, freelance writing, magazine writing and technical writing:

Readability tools

These tools help ensure your writing is easy to understand:

Medical writing career resources

Codes and guidelines

Accessing journals

Style and grammar resources

Health reporting

Responsible reporting on medicines, tests and treatments – tips to help journalists accurately and responsibly reflect independent, reliable evidence in their writing and reporting on medicines, medical tests and treatments.

Guidelines for writing about specific health conditions:

Medical writing associations

Brisbane Networking Event

We are excited to announce our first face-to-face networking event for 2021 in Brisbane on Thursday 18 March at Corbett & Claude.
Please join AMWA committee member Eve Vickerson and other health communicators for a relaxed and informal gathering in Brisbane this March!

When:  Thursday, 18 March, 6–8pm
Where: Corbett & Claude, 283 Elizabeth St, Brisbane CBD.
Cost: There is no cost to attend for either members or non-members of AMWA. Drinks and nibbles will be provided, however feel free to purchase something should you require something more substantial.

Please click here to RSVP. Everyone is welcome!