The Mission Marketing Group has acquired 30-strong medical comms and market access agency RJW & Partners in a deal worth a total of up to £8.2m.
The charity Malaria No More UK and the creative agency Publicis LifeBrands have released a chilling campaign video entitled 'Who is the Secret CEO?' to mark World Malaria Day today (25 April).
MHP Communications has opened an office in Singapore to meet what it says is a growing client need in South East Asia.
Louise Fish, a comms pro who has worked for Portland, the NHS Confederation and NICE, has left her role at Tonic Life Communications and will become CEO of charity the Tuberous Sclerosis Association in June.
Several of the judges are from major PR firms including Cohn & Wolfe, Weber Shandwick, and Edelman.
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Ketchum has appointed Kate Paxton from its Washington practice to lead the healthcare division in London, replacing Alison Doughty, who is leaving the agency.
P&G's Mark Chakravarty has joined pharma giant Novartis in a senior role, PRWeek has learned.
David Beckham and a further 11 former and current England footballers are starring in a new campaign aimed at increasing awareness of bowel cancer - the disease that killed one of the country's greatest ever players.
PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR professionals who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the top ten in healthcare communications.
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WPP's new healthcare division will include a health consulting service and the creation of a data and insights resource, the industry giant has announced.
The charity Pancreatic Cancer UK is again preparing to run its annual Call Everyone Dave for a Day on 8 February, in memory of the actor who played dopey road sweeper Trigger in Only Fools and Horses.
Mischief was the winning agency in yesterday's Creative Shootout, with the firm's humorous toilet-based campaign pitch winning over judges and attendees.
We've witnessed the rise of citizen journalism. We've heard about the wisdom of crowds. And lately, of course, we've been introduced to the scourge of "fake news".
The days when PR effort was simply measured by weight of media coverage and spurious and meaningless metrics are almost gone.
There's a 'national day' for almost everything, and 10 April didn't disappoint, offering a celebration for siblings, cinnamon crescents and farmyard animals.
If you ever find yourself in a meeting with ad guys, policy wonks, media buyers and, of course, PR consultants, wait until the client cracks a joke. In fact, wait until the client says anything remotely amusing.
When I woke up at 4.30am on 23 June 2016 I was stunned to learn that the UK was well on the way to voting to leave the European Union.
Once upon a time, PR agencies didn't see the need for planners: whereas ad agencies employed them to ground their creative ideas in genuine insights about their audience, the PR industry took a different route.
I have always been struck by the fact that the PR and comms industry is our fiercest driver in demanding higher and higher standards.
Consultancy pitching is sometimes like the proverbial cobbler's children - all too often comms agencies fail to communicate effectively to the prospect.
When people are manipulating the truth for political ends, healthcare communicators must debunk the myths and call out the charlatans
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