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nDash Writer Profile for Gillian May


Former nurse turned freelance writer for hire

About Me

I'm a former nurse with over 20 years of experience in a variety of healthcare backgrounds. I have a Masters degree and I have both frontline and administrative healthcare experience. I'm currently a freelance writer looking for opportunities to write health-related content. I have many years of research and writing experience and can easily manage projects. I create content that is intelligent and well-researched but also written in very accessible language. I'm a regular writer on Medium where I own and operate both health and mental health publications. I'm also a regular content writer for Crowd Content where I write mainly health-related copy. I'm very familiar with online writing, SEO, and creating engaging and unique copy that online readers like.

When I'm not writing, I love to work on my photography projects and making jewelry. I also travel regularly and work on my laptop. My partner and I love hiking, sitting in cafe's, exploring old ruins, learning about history and walking our dog. 

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness



My Writing Samples

10 Signs of Liver Damage

Article for Facty Health through my work with Crowd Content.


What Is An Identity Crisis?

Mental health-related post for Facty Health


The One Thing About Diabetes That Makes it Dangerous

A health-education article I wrote on Medium


How "Not Good Enough" Kills Writing

An educational and personal post about self-esteem and writing.


Why Anxiety May be Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

An educational and personal post about Anxiety


I Want to Talk About Alcohol and its Relationship to Anxiety

An educational and personal post about anxiety and alcohol addiction



Freelance Writer

I began freelance work and now write for a few websites.

Company: www.gillianmay.ca

I worked there from 1/2018 until now

Clinical Educator

I taught undergraduate nursing students in a geriatric facility.

Company: Baycrest Geriatric Hospital

I worked there from 9/2011 until 12/2018

Advanced Practice Nurse

Administrative and nursing leadership role in major mental health hospital.

Company: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

I worked there from 10/2007 until 10/2011

Staff Nurse

In-patient nurse

Company: Sunnybrook Hospital

I worked there from 9/2005 until 9/2009

Content I Write