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Frontline writers

A guide to the journalists and editors of the CSP's online news and Frontline magazine.

Lynn Eaton has been managing editor at Frontline since 2010. She previously freelanced for the Guardian, Sunday Times, Independent, BMJ, HSJ and Nursing Times. She edited a magazine for the Men’s Health Forum, the monthly title Mental Health Today and Social Work Today magazine. Lynn originally trained in NHS management and has always been interested in reporting on health and social affairs. @LynnEaton

Ian A McMillan is Frontline’s deputy editor. With a background in mental health and learning disability nursing, Ian has worked as a writer, trainer and editor in the health and social care fields since the 1980s. Interspersed with stints working as a freelance writer with national newspapers and magazines such as the Guardian and Mental Health Today, he helped to launch and then edited three monthly titles: Mental Health Practice, Learning Disability Practice and British Journal of Wellbeing. He has also been managing editor, Nurse Researcher and mental health editor, Nursing Standard and Nursing Times.

Gill Hitchcock is a staff writer for Frontline and the CSP’s website, and a freelance journalist and editor. She has a special interest in opportunities for physiotherapists created by informatics and the new commissioning landscape, and the challenges of public spending cuts. Gill was an assistant editor at Guardian News and Media, writing about public sector technology, healthcare and social care. @GillHitchcock.

Robert Millett has worked for the CSP since 2010. He writes articles and news stories for the magazine and the society’s website. He is interested in a broad range of health issues and was previously employed by a complementary health charity, where he worked on a quarterly magazine for therapists. Prior to this he worked at the London School of Economics where he wrote articles for the university’s monthly newsletter.

Gary Henson is our news editor, a role which includes writing and editing stories and setting the news agenda for Frontline and the CSP's website. A New Zealander with a deep commitment to trade unionism and social change, Gary came to Britain for the Great Miner's Strike in the mid 1980s and the struggle by print unions at Wapping. He has worked at the NZ Press Association, local newspapers all over north London and more recently Health Service Journal and Local Government Chronicle where he led the news development of their websites. Gary is a big fan and vocal advocate of physiotherapy having had rehabilitation for a fractured fibula by the expert team at the Royal Free hospital and ongoing treatment for a variety of sports injuries at Tatami.


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