Jim Pollard - Communications Consultant

Jim Pollard is a writer, editor and trainer who had cancer in his 30s and has been writing about men’s health ever since. He is the author of three easy-to-read, accessible books on the subject, most recently Men’s Health published by Haynes.

A founding trustee of the Men’s Health Forum (Great Britain), he is currently editor of the charity’s website, its training lead and editor and lead author of its Man Manuals publications, an imprint with over a dozen titles and sales in the millions.

Jim has an MA, a PGCE and is a trained counsellor and published novelist. His work has been regularly short-listed for awards. He is a member of the NUJ, the Society of Authors and the Medical Journalists’ Association.

New Swiss research confirms that women had higher testing and positivity rates than men from Covid-19, while men experienced more hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths. Male mortality was most marked in lower socio-economic groups

Promoting healthy eating to men may have positive health benefits but it can also reinforce traditional ideals of masculinity which can be more problematic for health. Interesting article in Men's Health Network

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