26 May 2000
| by NICK PURDOM
The past year has been one of significant change for the healthcare
PR sector. One of the main areas of debate has been the blurring of the
lines between pharmaceuticals, food science and biotechnology. This has
meant that traditional healthcare agencies are finding their work
becoming more full service...
19 May 2000
| by JULIETTE GARSIDE
SAN FRANCISCO: GCI Group has acquired biotech specialist
Russell-Welsh and created a new biotech PR practice. Founded in 1991 by
former Cetus director Katharine Russell, Russell-Welsh specialises in PR
and investor relations for start-up life science companies. The practice
will focus on IPO work...
12 May 2000
| by JENNIFER WHITEHEAD
Healthcare company Roche UK has appointed its first head of public
affairs, and increased its in-house public relations function with
several new appointments.