Frequently Asked Questions
If you can't find an answer to your question
on this page, please do not hesitate to call us.
What will your magazine will look like?
Your magazine is A5 size, printed full colour
throughout, on high quality art paper. We have the very latest
computor technology and software.
As all top professional publishers we have industry standard
equipment which, for the technically minded, includes Apple
Macintosh page make-up systems using Quark Express and Adobe
Your magazine will contain around 50% editorial and 50% advertising
with advertisements well integrated.
photos be used?
We arrange a photocall with you at a mutually
convenient time to photograph your presenters, studio, patients,
hospital facilities, fun days. Whatever you want to appear
in your magazine.
Who has editorial control?
The editorial content is entirely up to you.
We are happy to introduce extra material of a general nature
(quizzes, spot the difference, etc) to supplement your own
at your request.
We can provide an editorial service free of charge if required.
We have experienced journalists and copywriters available
who can assist your staff with the preparation or correcting
What types of advert are allowed?
We are happy to respect your, or your health
authority's exclusions and not approach certain categories
of advertisers. As a matter of course we do not take advertisements
from funeral directors, will writers, solicitors offering
medical negligence claims, etc.
We will not use anything that may upset your patients or your
Are there any geographical limits?
For logistical reasons, at this time we unfortunately
cannot provide our service in the North, Scotland or Ireland.
We have plans to open a northern office in the near future,
when we will be delighted to extend our areas of operation.
How many are printed?
As standard we print around 3500 copies.
We need about 200 for advertisers voucher copies. This leaves
you in excess of 3000 for your own needs, which is generally
a good year's supply, but we are happy to supply more or less
Can I check proofs before the magazines
We send you colour copy proofs of all the editorial
in good time for you to make any necessary corrections.
We are also more than happy to proof your magazine to your
Trust Manager if required.
How long do they take to arrive?
It take a total of about twelve weeks to produce
and deliver your magazine. Around eight weeks to sell the
advertising and collect in the advertising copy and another
four weeks to design and typeset, proof to you and print.
Are there any delivery costs?
Your magazines are delivered to your studio
or anywhere else you nominate by private delivery at a mutually
convenient time at no cost to yourselves.
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