Win a copy of Is it Serious? and a £100 John Lewis & Partners voucher

04 August 2020

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Win a copy of Burton Paul's new guide to understanding health information online, Is it Serious?, and a £100 John Lewis & Partners voucher.

We're living through an internet health information revolution, and the need to obtain credible, accurate and trustworthy information is now more important than ever.

To celebrate the release of Is it Serious?: Your Guide to Credible Health Information Online, one lucky Mumsnet user will win a £100 John Lewis & Partners voucher and copy of the book. 10 runners-up will also win a copy of the book.

Is it Serious? the book

About the book

In this guide, you'll learn how to identify if a health information website is credible, techniques to help you stay calm, how to focus your search for a particular illness or a specific condition, where to find the most credible sites for information on covid-19, how to connect to others suffering from the same condition, how to present and discuss your search results with your GP, how to find reliable and up-to-date mental health support online, and a list of the top 100 recommended health information websites from around the globe.

Whether you are searching online for answers to important health questions or for someone you love, knowing how to find and identify credible and accurate health information online is critical. If you’ve ever searched for health information on the internet, and had felt confused, unsure or overwhelmed by the amount of information out there, then this guide is for you.

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Share your story

If you would like to share your story with the author on how this book has helped you, please send an email to

About the author

Burton Paul has been invited to speak as an expert within health information online on BBC Radio, Al Jazeera, aNews, That’s TV, Men's Radio Station, Glastonbury FM, and has written for The Guardian, Yahoo News, Time & Leisure, Optimum Nutrition, Mr & Mrs 50 Plus, Stylist Magazine, Wired, Digital Trends, and more.

How to enter


The competition is open to UK residents only. All competition entries must be received by midnight on 9 September 2020.

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