Laura Campbell

Write2Right is co-facilitated by Laura Campbell.

Her vision is to walk with you towards your long-cherished dream of writing. Imagine, after the Write 2 Right course you will hold in your hands the outline of your beautiful novel. Or maybe, you will pen an exquisite poem or develop an outstanding screenplay.

Laura is a physician and a writer.

She was awarded the Eileen Molven Trophy for Children’s Story writing in 2016. She won second place in First Chapter of a Novel with the South African Writer’s Circle and second prize for Short Story 2016.

She specializes in palliative care and through her experience of working with patients and their families, she knows the extraordinary benefits of writing. She has added to her clinical acumen by studying creative writing at Oxford University and has won numerous awards for her writing. Her work has been published in several different arenas. She also holds a PhD in adult education.

MBChB (University of Aberdeen 1987)

Master of Family Medicine (University of KwaZulu Natal 2000) Mini-dissertation: A review of treatment of sexually transmitted diseases in HIV infection.

Master of Medical Science (Community Health University of KwaZulu Natal 2003):  Dissertation: A review of the use lay counsellors and rapid HIV tests in UGU South PROtest TB/HIV Pilot site

Master of Philosophy (Palliative Medicine) (University of Cape Town 2003): Dissertation: Symptoms and management of patients with AIDS in Port Shepstone Regional Hospital in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Fellowship Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Australia 2007

Diploma Mental Health (Queens University Belfast 1993)

Diploma Palliative Medicine (College of Medicine University of Wales 2001)

Diploma in HIV Management (College of Medicine RSA 2003)

Bernard Moran Prize for Palliative Medicine, University of Cardiff (2010)

Contact details

laura@hss.co.za