Smarts Illuminate has won two digital accounts, including working with the NHS for Baywater Healthcare, following its rebrand at the end of last year.
The visually enhanced J&J News Center is geared at media, consumers, staffers, and stakeholders.
Cicero Group has appointed Fiona Cohen, former senior comms director of global healthcare company Baxter, to head its new healthcare practice.
Reports suggest Freuds is receiving millions of pounds to promote junk food while managing the Government's health contract, including its anti-obesity campaign Change4Life.
Tonic Life Communications, part of Huntsworth Health, has made three new hires following the recent appointment of global CEO Mary Smiddy.
Healthcare specialist Just Health Communications is to open a second office, in Southwark, to house its growing team.
Sports nutrition brand Monkey Nutrition has hired Rich Leigh & Co as its first PR agency.
The Royal College of Surgeons has promoted Simon Edwards to director of comms following the departure of Jo Revill.
Incisive Health, the health sector-focused PR consultancy, has secured a further four clients since the start of 2015 as it announces that it has doubled its employee numbers over the past four months.
Up Communications has been appointed as the first PR agency for HCi Viocare, the producer of technology for consumer and professional healthcare and sports markets.
Porter Novelli has hired Nicole Yost from Ogilvy Healthworld to head up its UK health & wellness practice.
The Smear for Smear social media campaign to encourage women to take smear tests by sharing 'lipstick smear selfies' was seen by up to 26 million people in the first 24 hours, its organisers claim.
A cervical cancer charity hopes to replicate the success of social media campaigns like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Cancer Research UK's No Make-Up Selfie by encouraging women to share "lipstick smear selfies".
Public affairs specialist Hanover Communications has appointed former Daily Express health editor Jo Willey as a senior adviser.
Tributes have been paid to Yvonne Davies, head of comms at Central Manchester University Hospitals trust, who was murdered at the weekend.
You suss each other out online. Maybe you have a coy call or two. Then you get together and show off your best side while working out whether the other party would embarrass you in front of your mum. If it wasn't in a business setting, a 'chemistry meeting' would be called what everyone knows it really is: a first date.
The general election will provide a fitting sequel to the BBC's Wolf Hall, as politicians adopt a strategy of 'bring up the bodies' - the old arguments of past NHS debates.
Companies are facing increased risks to their reputation every day, but Schillings partner Chris Scott suggests that looking carefully at their practices and analysing the right data can provide an early warning system to alert them to danger.
326: The magic number for a majority come May.
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The PR industry as a whole can learn from the healthcare sector by using the psychology of behaviour change more in its planning
The annual gathering for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, brings together a heady mix of politicians, corporations, scientists and philanthropists to address the key challenges of the day. Two writers give PRWeek their perspective from inside the conference.
The PRCA has launched recommendations for great comms in 2015, following an in-depth consultation with the PRCA's senior members and PR Council.
Imagine getting your message out to 21 million people in just three hits. Sounds impossible, doesn't it? Here are six reasons to embrace radio.
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He started as the technology company's first marketing chief on Wednesday.
Westbourne Communications has hired former Labour Party Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to chair its public affairs practice.
Havas has hired Chris Hirst, CEO of ad agency Grey London, to lead its 'greater Europe' business, which will include the UK for the first time, as it reports a 5.1 per cent rise in organic sales in 2014.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced three new "heavyweight" senior external appointments to its comms team, including to the expanded role of head of comms for enforcement and compliance.