Bernard Cheung Bernard Cheung is Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics in the Department of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Cambridge and was a British Heart Foundation Junior Research Fellow at Cambridge before taking up lectureships in Sheffield and Hong Kong. In 2007-2009, he held the chair in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Birmingham. He heads the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Department of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong. He is an Honorary Consultant Physician of Queen Mary Hospital and the Medical Director of the Phase 1 Clinical Trials Centre. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Postgraduate Medical Journal. Prof Cheung’s main research interest is in cardiovascular diseases and risk factors, including hypertension and the metabolic syndrome. Wendy French Wendy French is a poet and professional tutor in the field of health, working mainly with community organisations and charities. Her programmes are tailored to the varying needs of participants and the organisations commissioning the work. She led the Cardiovascular Research Trust’s initiative for engaging school children in heart health through poetry. This resulted in the collection Love your Heart (Hippocrates Press 2013) with contributions from 23 schools across England, jointly edited by poet Rebecca Goss. Wendy French won the inaugural 2010 Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine NHS prize in 2010 and was awarded second prize in 2011. Her collaboration with Jane Kirwan resulted in the book Born in the NHS (Hippocrates Press 2013). She has worked for the past twenty years with children and adults with mental health problems and was head of the Maudsley and Bethlem Hospital School. She left this post to concentrate on working with people with aphasia/dysphasia helping them to recover their use of language through poetry. She was Poet in Residence at the Macmillan Centre UCLH from April 2014-2015. Her collection Thinks Itself a Hawk (Hippocrates Press 2016) grew out of a residency with the MacMillan Cancer Centre. Her most recent collection Bread without Butter (Rockingham Press) was published in September 2020. Current projects include workshops with adults suffering with aphasia and dysphasia; recent projects focused on children with mental health problems and learning difficulties. John Jackson John Jackson is a semi-retired human resource professional who runs his own HR consultancy in West London. He is an ex-trustee for the St Andrew’s Church Centre, a Church-based community centre in Ealing, which he helped found and chair for a number of years. John is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD)) and provides free mentoring services for members of the CIPD’s West London branch. John also uses his HR expertise to provide pro-bono training for a select number of small charities.