Adrian O'Dowd

Adrian O’Dowd works as a freelance medical journalist, writer, editor, and press officer. In this capacity, he has been paid, and continues to be paid, by a wide range of organisations for providing these skills on a professional basis. These include: NHS organisations including the Patient Safety Research Portfolio, the National Institute for Health Research SDO Programme, Department of Health’s Race for Health Programme, and others; publishers, including the BMJ group, Emap Inform (Health Service Journal, Nursing Times and Local Government Chronicle), The Guardian newspaper, RCN Publishing Company, Beechwood House Publishing (OnMedica website), and others; professional organisations, including the NHS Confederation, NHS Employers, The King’s Fund, Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS), Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM), and others; and public/private partnership information agency Dr Foster Intelligence and others. He has no stock options or shares in any pharmaceutical or healthcare companies.