About us

Best Health is owned and produced by BMJ Publishing Group Limited, a publishing company with an international team of experienced writers, editors and medical experts.

Our aim is to provide patients, doctors and other health care professionals with the highest-quality information based on the latest research evidence.

BMJ Publishing Group

BMJ Publishing Group (BMJ Group) is the medical publishing division and wholly owned subsidiary company of the British Medical Association (BMA). BMJ Publishing Group Limited is incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number 3102371. Its registered office is BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR.

BMJ Group is best known for its weekly journal the BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal). Established in 1840, the BMJ is an influential publication for doctors around the world. Also available from the BMJ Group is Clinical Evidence, the international source of the best available evidence for the treatment of important medical conditions. Updated regularly, the website has over 2 million visitors a year. Best Health translates the content of Clinical Evidence into language that is less technical and more accessible.

Editorial independence

BMJ Group has complete editorial independence, ensuring accurate and objective gathering and reporting of evidence about medical conditions and their treatment.

Best Health does not carry any commercial advertising from third parties.

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Our accreditations

The Best Health website has been approved by the Plain English Campaign (Internet Crystal Mark 043), showing that we use plain English throughout the site. See http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/crystal-mark/internet-crystal-mark.html for more information.

BMJ Group has been certified as a producer of reliable health and social care information, as a member of the Information Standard scheme. See http://www.theinformationstandard.org/ for more information.

BMJ Group is responsible for the accuracy of the information on this website. Neither Capita, who operate the Information Standard scheme, nor NHS England, who own the scheme, will have any responsibility for costs, losses or damages arising from the information being inaccurate or from us failing to include relevant information.