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Editorial Team

The International Medical Travel Journal is owned and managed by Intuition Communication. The editorial team for IMTJ also works on Intuition's other online publications in the healthcare sector such as Treatment AbroadPrivate Healthcare UK, the Harley Street Guide and Cancer Advice.

Nicola Walton - Managing Editor

Nicola has a background in healthcare marketing and in medical publishing as editor for a worldwide clinicians' publication. She manages the Articles and Features area of Private Healthcare UK, commissioning and editing original articles from UK doctors and dentists and is the managing editor of IMTJ.

Dr Nick Plowman - Medical Director

Nick Plowman is Senior Clinical Oncologist to St Bartholomew’s Hospital (adults) and The Hospital for Sick Children Great Ormond Street (children) with visiting duties to St Mark's Hospital for diseases of the rectum and colon and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has been Head of Department at St. Bartholomews' from 1989-1997 and from 2000 to the present time. He is a shareholder in Intuition Communication.

Ian Youngman - News and features

Ian is a writer and researcher specialising in insurance, healthcare and medical tourism. He writes regularly for a variety of magazines, newsletters, and on-line services. He also publishes a range of insurance and medical tourism reports and undertakes research for companies. An ACII, with an honours degree in Economics from the University of Liverpool, Ian was a co-founder of The General Insurance Market Research Association. He also has widespread experience within the insurance industry at management level, working for brokers, a bank and an insurance company. 

News and articles pages emanate from a variety of sources. 

  • Industry specialist Ian Youngman contributes medical travel insurance news and medical tourism news

  • Adfero provides unique medical tourism news items

  • Medical tourism experts contribute to our news and articles sections.

  • Press releases are accepted from healthcare providers and are added to our Press Releases resource section


Editorial policy

IMTJ does not provide advice on medical conditions and treatments. Neither does it recommend specific providers of healthcare services and treatment. All content is reviewed by the editorial team before publication. Information on healthcare services is drawn from authoritative sources to ensure that it is accurate, and up to date.


Press releases: Disclaimer


IMTJ disclaims any inaccuracies in the content contained in the press releases held on this site. We are unable to assist with any information regarding these releases. Any questions regarding information in a press release should be directed to the contact person or company shown in the release. Read full disclaimer.