A 'substantial' number of people accept Covid-19 conspiracy theories and are less likely to comply with public health measures or get vaccinated against the virus as a result, a major new study has concluded.
Abbey Clancy is among a host of personalities fronting this year's Movember campaign, which launched on Monday.
Chris Webb, a former director at Pegasus, and Neil Sparks, the agency’s ex-head of design and creative services, have launched their own consultancy: Twelve.
Intent Health has added mental health social enterprise InsideOut and wellbeing app FormScore to its initial client roster, the agency has announced.
Gordon Ramsay, Dame Emma Thompson and Nadiya Hussain are among celebrities taking part in a campaign by NHS England, NHS Improvement and Public Health England (PHE) to encourage people who are worried about their health to see a doctor.
Pharma firm Janssen has refreshed its ongoing ‘Breaking depression’ campaign ahead of World Mental Health Day this Saturday as its agency partner announced that it had repackaged its health offer under the Langland brand.
WPP Health Practice has announced a partnership with the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare (ESPCH), in a reciprocal arrangement to benefit both organisations.
Medical comms and healthcare agency Axon – part of the Avenir Global group – has moved to capitalise on the sustainability agenda with a new offer for its healthcare and pharma clients.
Neil Padgett, former managing director, creative, at FCB Health, has been appointed creative director at Salisbury-based Makara Health.
Engine - MHP Health has appointed two associate directors and a digital director after reporting growth of more than 20 per cent and winning new pharma clients.
Lorna Branton, NHS Digital’s head of media and campaigns, is to take up a new role at the Sherwood Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Nottinghamshire.
Former Conservative MP and health minister Alistair Burt and ex-Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chair John Griffith-Jones have joined GK Strategy, the public affairs agency has announced.
Portland’s former health chief, Dr Jane Brearley, has announced the launch of her diversity-focused agency Intent Health, PRWeek can exclusively reveal.
The Government’s top scientific advisers delivered a sobering assessment of the likely rise in coronavirus cases during a televised Downing Street briefing yesterday.
Joella Melville, a former managing director at Packer Forbes, has been appointed as a senior director at 67Health, a year after the virtual agency was established.
Companies sometimes find themselves in a muddle over the use of ‘on background’ interviews, so what does it mean and when should it be used?
Many organisations are wrestling with this problem: when a rebuild strategy is contingent on cuts, how does one communicate this dichotomy internally?
The Life Lolli campaign has won many plaudits – and accolades, including several PRWeek Global Awards and Purpose Awards wins. We hear from Jana Brüss, PR consultant at Ketchum Germany, and Marei Wilke, client service director at BBDO Germany.
I read an article about how a fire had devastated the Moria migrant camp on Lesbos.
Cambridge Analytica: a household name these days, albeit for all the wrong reasons.
Do you know how easy it is to develop a drinking or substance abuse problem in the UK PR industry? Pretty bloody easy.
With an increasingly socially aware customer base, communications professionals are uniquely positioned to help their employers and clients respond to the growing clamour for a fair, equal and tolerant society.
The winners of this year's Purpose Awards EMEA – from PRWeek, Campaign and Third Sector – have been revealed. Here we round up all the winning campaigns with a healthcare dimension.
Change is constant in this pandemic, so our priority must be to help our clients navigate this – but how?
The COVID-19 outbreak has accelerated growth in many areas. Those of us agency-side in healthcare comms have had to innovate rapidly.
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One of PRWeek’s 'agencies to watch in 2020', Lynn PR has scaled impressively during the coronavirus crisis, but for founder Shayoni Lynn the experience has been surreal.
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Finn Partners has promoted Debbie Flynn, formerly managing partner of Finn Travel Europe, to global travel practice leader.
PR agency Kindred has announced two senior hires: a creative chief joining from advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), and a business director formerly at Golin.