The Melbourne Health Writer

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4.86 (18 reviews)

Health Writer and Communication Specialist

Helping small businesses, institutions and national brands develop credible, thoroughly-researched, and easy-to-understand health content.

Do you want engaging health copy that draws upon the latest research?

Do you need help writing patient resources?

Do you need help translating complex medical information into easy-to-understand copy?

You need me. 

I’m Nerissa and I’m a health communications specialist and an experienced medical and health writer. I have over 25 years’ experience writing for a variety of industries, and over 8 years’ experience writing for the health and medical industry.

I help small businesses, large organisations and national brands  deliver credible, easy-to-understand health content that draws upon the latest research.

Brands I’ve written for include Bupa, Defence Health, Fitness Australia, and Chemmart Pharmacies.

I help you connect with your patients with…

  • Health and medical writing
  • Credible research
  • SEO web copy
  • SEO blog writing
  • Patient resources
  • Health content planning
  • Tone of Voice guidelines
  • Editing and proofreading

My services include…

  • Thoroughly researched content
  • Information sourced from reputable institutions and organisations
  • Links to scientific studies
  • Complex medical information translated into engaging health content
  • In-text references where appropriate
  • Full list of references with all health copy
  • Patient-centred language

I work with…

  • Health funds
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Corporate wellness companies
  • Marketing and digital agencies
  • International institutions
  • National brands
  • Small to medium-sized businesses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Medical practitioners
  • Holistic health practitioners
  • Personal trainers

Some fun facts…

I prefer coffee over tea, but always drink peppermint tea before heading to bed.

Roger Federer is my favourite tennis player EVER. He is the GOAT. No question. I even wrote a blog post about him.

I can pretty much recite the script of ‘Fawlty Towers’. The episode with Mrs Richards is my favourite.

And did I mention I’m working on my first novel?

I’m also super-easy to work with, meet all deadlines, and have lots of happy clients.

So, if you’re ready for health content your clients will love, contact me today or connect with me on:

LinkedIn 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Contact name
Nerissa Bentley
I like to write...
Blog posts, Brochures, Emails, Feature articles, Press releases, Product descriptions, SEO Copy, Websites
Other industries I have experience in:
Beauty, Education, Health, Medical, Small Business
Company Director Kim Elkovich - I recommend Nerissa
5.0
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I find Nerissa easy to work with. Her writing is delivered on time and she will follow up if she requires clarification or has any concerns. Nerissa has an open mind and is willing to conduct the necessary research to provide an unbiased, evidence based view on the wellness topic of my choice. She makes sure the content and quality of her writing always aligns to my brand.

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Great copy writer
3.5

We were referred to Nerissa so our initial discussion focused on our needs and how she might be able to assist. As we were new to blogging and using social media, Nerissa was really helpful in giving us choice on the types of blogs she could write but also gave us the confidence that she could help us with social media to where one can, SEO.

Nerissa will take on the suggested subject matter, go away and do some research and then throw around ideas as to how best to position the message we wish to convey.

We have completed a number of blogs and on all occasions, Nerissa has been very easy to work with minimal changes required to copy.

Would highly recommend her.

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Owner/Designer
5.0

I have been working closely with Nerissa for a number of years now as she continually assists us with marketing and copy for various projects. She is our go to person for anything writing related and she is extremely reliable and quick to respond. Her work ethic and level of professionalism is outstanding and she continually exceeds our expectations every single time. We look forward to working with her on new projects in the near future. Thank you Nerissa!

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Highly recommended
5.0

We recently engaged Nerissa Bentley to assist with rewriting the content for our website. We chose Nerissa because of her experience in health, her prompt response to queries and excellent communication. We found working with Nerissa to be a great experience, she is professional, efficient and highly skilled at what she does. Nerissa is an excellent copywriter who we recommend highly.

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Very good copywriter who is easy to work with
5.0

We recently engaged Nerissa Bentley to work on the copy for our website. We chose Nerissa because she had excellent recommendations for her work.  She was very easy to work with and we are very pleased with the results. Nerissa is a very good copywriter and we are happy to recommend her.

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Great Copywriter!
5.0

Nerissa has done work for me several times and every time it was delivered on time and with great content.

Nerissa is able to put my ‘layman’ terms into  professional and marketable material that has being successful in bringing in more clients.

I highly recommend Nerissa for all your copy writing.

John Tarenidis

Thermospec

Director

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Nerissa didn't disappoint!
5.0

I highly recommend Nerissa. I was referred to her recently by a friend who had heard some good reports. She certainly did not disappoint. She was very easy to work with, always communicated her timeline well and stuck to the schedule. I was very happy with the result and look forward to seeing it online when my new site goes live.

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An addition to our freelance network that I couldn't deal without
5.0

Nerissa has been an integral part of the Newsmodo freelance database. Her expertise span across a number of industries, catering to clients of all scales and varieties. She always follows the brief, researches thoroughly and is very responsive to hands-on projects where communication is vital.

 

Thanks for all your hard work, Nerissa.

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Director
5.0

Nerissa is an incredible writer and person to work with.

She is highly motivated, passionate, caring and works hard in all areas of her life. I wouldn’t hesitate to refer Nerissa to anyone who is looking for her amazing services.

You will not be disappointed.

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Talented and professional copywriter who is a joy to work with
5.0

I recently engaged Nerissa Bentley to help me write short copy to promote an online course I am running. I chose Nerissa because she works specifically with people in the health industry and I wanted someone who would understand what I needed and knew the language that fits with what I want to achieve.

I found working with Nerissa to be easy, straight-forward and uncomplicated. Nerissa is a talented and professional copywriter who is very accommodating and a joy to work with. In my business I want a remote team that understands my needs and thinks outside of my own capabilities, Nerissa is such a person.

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