Member since Dec '09

Working languages:
Swedish to English
English (monolingual)

Tania McConaghy
Pharmacist and Translator

Gnesta, Sweden
Local time: 04:07 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English (Variant: Australian) Native in English
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Pharmacist and Linguist
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Medical: CardiologyMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Medical: Health CareMedical (general)

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Words translated: 8,633
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 834, Questions answered: 387, Questions asked: 13
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Translation education Master's degree - Macquarie University Sydney Australia
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at Dec 2007. Became a member: Dec 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Swedish (Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, lang, verified)
Swedish (Swedish as a second language A & B, Hedemora lärc, verified)
Memberships ITI Medical and Pharmaceutical Network, SFÖ
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Reader, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Professional practices Tania McConaghy endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

Welcome to my profile page! I am a native English speaker from Australia and have been living in Sweden since 2001. I have over 25 years' experience working in pharmacy of which over 10 years as a pharmacist. Since 2007 I have provided language services such as translation, proofreading and localisation.

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Services offered:
translation, back translation & proofreading: Swedish to English;
proofreading, text localisation/dialect adaptation: from US English to Australian English
proofreading/editing: English monolingual.

Working areas:
I have extensive experience of documents related to:
clinical trials such as ICFs, IBs, patient information, correspondence, ethical review applications, protocols, patient QOL surveys, investigational drug labelling etc;
pharmaceutical regulatory affairs including EMA templates such as PILs and SPCs;
medical records and patient notes;
medical research (PhD thesis, journal articles);
medical devices and equipment IFUs and user interfaces;
clinical guidelines and health economics;
market research and marketing;
legislation within the pharmaceutical and health care area;

I also have experience of documents in the areas of:
veterinary medicine;

University education:
Bachelor of Arts, University Sydney Australia (languages, linguistics, translation, literature): completed 1994
Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Australia: completed 1998
Master of Arts, Macquarie University, Australia: completed 1997
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Sydney, Australia: 1991 and 1992 (2 of 6 years completed)

Registered as a pharmacist in Australia (NSW) in 2000; registered pharmacist in Sweden since 2002.

Continuing part-time studies: freestanding university courses in English grammar, literature and translation at various Swedish universities: 2011-present.

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Total pts earned: 870
PRO-level pts: 834

Top languages (PRO)
Swedish to English588
English to Swedish211
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Medical: Health Care78
Medical: Pharmaceuticals53
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Construction / Civil Engineering30
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