MySupportBroker, the social care support service, has brought in Journalista as its first external agency as it looks to boost awareness of the service among consumers and local authorities.
The Department of Health (DH) has defended the outlay of £13m of taxpayers' money on PR for London NHS trusts, claiming the agencies are not employed as 'spin doctors', but to provide a 'huge public service'.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has banned so-called 'gagging clauses' for NHS staff leaving their jobs with immediate effect.
Celgene, the multinational biopharmaceutical company, is poised to appoint an agency to its six-figure UK and Ireland comms business.
Doctors have discovered a 'functional cure' for a baby girl born with HIV.
Healthcare company Bupa looks set to move away from consumer-focused marketing, with the appointment of a pharmaceutical industry veteran to replace its high-profile former top marketer, Martin George.
Tim Lefroy, the Advertising Association chief executive, has slammed health lobby groups' recent attacks on advertising as "reckless" and has called for their claims to come under closer scrutiny.
Tetra Strategy is working on a public affairs drive intended to build a case for the NHS to adopt the first licensed vaccine for meningitis B.
The Government Procurement Service (GPS) has allegedly created 'ruptures' within Whitehall's marketing departments over the creation of the government's advertising roster.
04 Mar 2013
| by By Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith
The number of cases of gonorrhoea diagnosed in England leapt by 25 per cent in 2011, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has reported.