A Word Monster workshop designed to enhance the essential agency skills required by effective medical writers.

A chance to learn about the essential skills (beyond writing) that can make a great medical writer.

What will be covered?

Participants will receive practical guidance on decoding client briefs and learn about the importance of bolstering communication skills and building strong client and colleague relationships.

Who is it for?

Associate or Medical Writers looking to improve their agency skills

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the importance of building good relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills required for an agency environment
  • Be competent in deciphering client briefs, and feel confident in asking any necessary questions to aid project completion
  • Set and manage expectations for the delivery of projects

Suitability and delivery method

  • 1-day virtual workshop for Associate and Medical Writers with ≥6 months experience in the role.
  • A mix of teacher-led training, interactive activities, peer-to-peer feedback and self-directed learning.
    Delivered as a public course, or via exclusive private training for healthcare communications agencies or pharmaceutical companies for their in-house writers.

Upcoming dates

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We offer bespoke training for in-house or larger groups. To find out more on this and get a quote, please get in touch with alexandra.moore@pmsociety.org.uk


1-day public workshop or private on-demand training.


Associate or Medical Writers looking to improve their agency skills.


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