NHS Blood and Transplant has issued a brief for creative, media and PR for its blood and organ donation activity.
The new chief executive of the Healthcare Communications Association is inviting charities to join the members body for free, saying the third sector plays an "essential role" in improving patient outcomes.
Companies providing alternatives to conventional cigarettes have been trying to put the regulations on the vaping and e-cigarette industry on radar at the Conservative Party Conference this week.
In brief: Reay-Smith joins 3MZ, 'ethical Uber' hires Milk & Honey, Iain Anderson's fintech role, DfT man joins Social
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Former Havas Just:: director Kirsty Mearns and Medtronic's former UK comms lead Jon Pike have combined to launch healthcare specialist Mearns & Pike.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists and its new comms team have kicked off a six-week student recruitment campaign, a first for the body, with a national media push and an emotive film voiced by patient testimony.
Ann Bartling has joined Tonic Life Communications as EU managing director, nearly a year after ending her 13-year stint at Edelman.
A charity providing abortion services has said it is "extremely saddened" to have received two legal letters from Boots asking it to cease campaigning activities around the retailer's pricing and statements on emergency contraceptives.
Zaha signs for SoapBox, JPES wins BlueBay, Fromental hires Alpha Kilo for PR and more from PRWeek UK.
Amy Jo Meyer served as senior director and financial and M&A comms leader at Johnson & Johnson.
Freud Communications faces a competitive pitch against other firms on the Government's Campaign Solutions roster to retain its long-held and prized comms brief with Public Health England.
He is a veteran of Spectrum, Chandler Chicco, and Ketchum, among other shops.
Johnson & Johnson has breached the UK drug regulation code in three places in promotions for smoking cessation product Nicorette.
Freshwater on board with train manufacturer, Tenerife Golf tees off with Azalea, Merck appoints WA and more from PRWeek UK.
I love the Today programme. I adore the Today programme. I listen to the Today programme every morning. It's my anchor in the stormy sea of current affairs; the light that leads the way in the gloom of the early morning.
Since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of eight, I have always been hyper-aware of how it differentiated me from my peers.
International Day of the Girl: Two years on, 'Like a Girl' still has something to teach communicators
Two years after it launched, P&G's Like A Girl is still being cited as a great campaign; I was wondering what makes that work so evocative, that it hangs around in our consciousness when other campaigns, award-winning or not, just fade away.
MHP chief executive Alex Bigg hopes to awaken the 'sleeping giant' agency by making stellar hires and 'unleashing the talent' of its team. Just don't mention Missing Type.
Around 9,000 employers will have to report their gender pay gap by April next year, but while the Government guidelines thoroughly explain the reporting procedure, there is very little information about how to communicate your data.
In years gone by, outsiders could be forgiven for thinking that the PR industry was all about long lunches and glamorous parties.
As an industry, PR is highly inclusive of women. Or so it seems. Women comprise 64 per cent of the total workforce, yet only 13 per cent inhabit board-level and partner positions.
It was 200 years ago, during the Industrial Revolution, that factory owner Robert Owen first began campaigning for improved working conditions, the lynchpin of which was the concept of the eight-hour working day.
Something about starting my career in PR reminds me of the advanced mathematics textbook I used to slave over in high school back when I was 18 years old.
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Former CIPR president Sarah Pinch and public affairs leader John Lehal (both pictured below) have been appointed chair and vice chair, respectively, of PR industry diversity charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.
Porter Novelli scoops AR app, Halpern to root US restaurant in UK, Mettrr hires WE and more from PRWeek UK.
The veteran of Apple and Twitter had a short stint as chair of Edelman's technology sector. Sanjay Nair has replaced her in the agency role.
In brief: Mental health launches at PRCA and HCA, new CEO at PRII, Bennett back as Exposure director
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