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Ruth Edwards



Health journalism


Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Nottingham


As a journalist, I'm passionate about delivering accurate and reliable information - something which matters more than ever, especially in the field of health. That is why I want to make sure that everyone has access to trustworthy and straightforward information about the health issues that affect them. 

— Ruth Edwards


Ruth is a journalist with experience covering a wide range of health and medical issues. She worked for the BBC in London for seven years, during which time she produced programmes for BBC World News, the BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4.

As a news journalist, she focuses on health and science journalism, including investigating a growing mental health crisis among young people and reporting on the impact of public health spending cuts in the UK. Her work has been broadcast to millions of people worldwide.


Ruth has a Master of TV Journalism degree from Goldsmiths, University of London and a Bachelor of Philosophy degree from the University of Nottingham. 

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