Public and corporate affairs agency Hanover has rehired Emma Eatwell, who left in April 2013 to join healthcare business Swedish Orphan Biovitrum as head of public policy and advocacy.
Pegasus triumphed at the PRWeek Awards 2014 by landing the prestigious Consultancy of the Year prize.
A company offering the cancer treatment allegedly denied to Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour taken from hospital without doctors' consent by his parents, is working with Results PR.
The branding firm surveyed 1,100 consumers in the US and UK, who rated healthcare areas such as primary-care physicians and specialists, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers, hospitals, and pharmacies.
Pediatric cancer organizations say the Empire State Building has unfairly shot down their requests to light the landmark gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Meanwhile, the building's management says its employees are being bullied.
Multibillion-pound pharma heavyweight Merck is pitching out UK PR work for its Seven Seas vitality brand.
Lord Chadlington has denied that a shareholder revolt led to him stepping down as CEO of Huntsworth, stating he made the decision to depart last year.
Huntsworth has put Tonic Life founders Scott Clark and Oliver Parsons on gardening leave until next January following the pair giving notice of their decision to quit the agency after failing to reach terms about their future involvement.
The NHS is considering creating an additional comms roster as the service continues to shift in the wake of last year's structural reforms.
Freuds is believed to have partnered with another agency in order to keep hold of its work for Public Health England (PHE), for which the new government marketing services roster bars it from pitching directly.
Just Health has bolstered its medical comms offering with the appointment of TVF Communications' Glen Halliwell and an internal promotion.
The latest issue of PRWeek magazine is winging its way out to subscribers, tackling everything from the World Cup through to particle physics via some of the biggest names in communications.
Pro-smoking group Forest has launched a 72-hour ad blitz on the political online advertising network MessageSpace to pressure David Cameron to rethink the potential introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes.
The Harley Medical Group has appointed Maitland and Pegasus to handle its corporate and consumer comms respectively.
PRWeek looks into the work of the key communicators on the opposing sides during US drugs company Pfizer's £69bn play for unwilling UK takeover target AstraZeneca.
There are numerous tools available for monitoring your social media campaigns and the opportunities for engagement seem limitless, but this can brings pitfalls.
Burson-Marsteller was hired by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the medical center in Dallas where Ebola patient Thomas Duncan died and two nurses reportedly contracted the disease, last week, according to The New York Times.
Many pharma companies are scared of social media but, believe me, the benefits outweigh the pitfalls.
The world's most successful marketing services entrepreneur and self-styled 'bean counter' talks to Danny Rogers about the new wave of integration and why comms finally deserves to be at the centre of things.
All PR people love working a room, right? Not always. Talk Talk's PR manager Clara Biu shares what she has learnt about how to become a more active networker (and even enjoy it).
This week the CIPR introduces a new package of measures helping PR women navigate maternity leave. Board member and chair of the Professional Practices Committe Sarah Hall explains why this is so important.
PRWeek looks at the social media activity behind the #IceBucketChallenge, which resulted in more than $100 million in donations to the ALS Association as of Friday morning.
As Huntsworth's half-year results were looming last week, and as the share price continued to flatline, one suspected the group would pull yet another rabbit from its top hat; few predicted that rabbit would be Lord Chadlington himself.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
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Ben Brooks-Dutton, a former managing director of Mischief, is joining Freuds as creative strategy director next week.
Mary Smiddy is joining Tonic Life as global CEO in November, while Tamsin Tierney will assume the role of MD of the agency's Europe operations, four months after the agency's founders were put on gardening leave.
The Omnicom Group agency on Tuesday named crisis leaders for the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and EMEA regions.
The Tory Party has moved to hire the Transport Secretary's special adviser Ben Mascall as deputy director of communications to replace Tim Collins, who is joining the housebuilder Barratt.