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.

IMTJ welcomes articles and contributions from all within the industry. Find out how to contribute an article to IMTJ.

Keith Pollard - Managing Editor

Keith Pollard is a regular speaker and commentator on medical tourism and the independent healthcare sector. Keith writes the Health Tourism Blog on IMTJ, which addresses some of the challenges and issues faced in the health tourism and medical travel sector, and provides suggestions on how both the industry and the individual participants can maximise the business opportunities that the marketplace presents. He is the CEO of Intuition Communication, the publishers of the International Medical Travel Journal

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.

Contributing Authors

IMTJ has a dedicated group of contributing authors  who are knowledgeable about the medical travel industry and willing to share their expertise with industry colleagues. 

View the list of contributing authors to access their profiles and read their articles.

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.

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