Welcome!  Please Read Carefully TM  is a plain English copywriting & editing service based near London UK. Easily understood information enables organisations to connect effectively with their customers, clients and the general public. Plain language is essential for transparency, well-being and safety e.g. taking medicines or operating machinery.


About Please Read Carefully (PRC):
PRC is owned and managed by specialist writer Jane Lamprill who is passionate about good communications and has English as her mother tongue. She operates a flexible and economical service, helping a wide variety of clients and projects.

  • Jane has been writing plain language information for patients, parents and children since 1999.
  • These culturally-sensitive study materials have been translated into many languages for global medical research.
  • This year she will build on her experience by studying part-time for the Diploma of Plain English.
Services and contact:
Writing and editing services are for (1) Pharmaceutical & Healthcare (2) Business, Corporate & Local Government sectors. They are detailed below but not limited to a particular industry or size of contract. 'Mini-contracts' are available for fast turn-around bursts of work (minimum 4 hours). Please scroll down this short website for the contact page.

Business ethics:
Good business ethics and quality are core to her values and Jane appreciates feedback to further improve her services. Time is charged in 5 minute units and is much cheaper than using an agency.


Examples of plain English copywriting and editing

1) Pharmaceutical & Health sectors

           Layperson summaries
  • EU/536/2014 trial results database
  • Ethics committee reviews
  • Research grant applications
  • Risk management plans
           Clinical & Regulatory
  • All-age easy language clinical trial information
  • Consent and child assent forms with artwork
  • Medical device study information & instructions
  • Help with UK ethics committee applications
  • Package inserts for medicines (PILs)
  • Medical information for Pharma company websites
  • Hospital information for patients and carers
           Healthcare
  • Public Health messages & website copy
  • Clinical procedure descriptions
  • Operation consent forms
  • Hospital information for patients and carers
  • Care home brochures for the elderly
  • Text adaptation for e.g. partially sighted people
  • "Please, write to me" advice for clinic letters
  • User instructions e.g. medical equipment

        

 
(2) Business, Corporate and Local Government sectors
  • Business reports & customer service information
  • Shareholder report summaries
  • Guidelines with clear explanations
  • Key-fact documents and reminders
  • Enterprise funding applications
  • Easy language website communications
  • Editing  where English is a second language
  • Consumer documents & instructions

Just so you know… PRC doesn’t

  • Translate legal text into plain English
  • Translate into other languages
  • Perform work considered unethical

Contact us

  • CV and direct contact details available on request 
  • I am not the Australian Jane Lamprill!
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  • Be treated as strictly confidential
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