MHP has promoted Jonathon Sheppard to director, as part of a series of changes to strengthen its health offering.
Antony Tiernan, director of communications for improvement and development at NHS England and NHS Improvement, says more help is needed for comms professionals working in the NHS.
Impact Porter Novelli in Dubai was credited for PR for the Print & Publishing Grand Prix.
'I felt like he was a predator': Exclusive sexual harassment survey lifts the lid on abuse in PR industry
Respondents to a survey on sexual harassment in the PR and comms industry report abuse by agency chiefs, senior staff and clients; with incidents taking place on work trips and at awards ceremonies, while those on the receiving end criticise those in charge for covering it up.
The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, funded by Philip Morris International (PMI), is under fire by experts for spending significantly more on communications than research.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has launched a three-month campaign to promote the benefits of medicines.
Newlife - the Charity for Disabled Children has appointed The PHA Group as its first retained PR agency, starting work on the account this month.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust has launched a campaign highlighting the trauma experienced by people told they have abnormal cells after a cervical cancer test, to raise awareness of the need for greater support.
Push Doctor, an app that allows people to pay to see doctors via a video call, has appointed healthcare comms specialist ZPB Associates as its retained PR agency, PRWeek can reveal.
London Ambulance Service (LAS) has appointed Antony Tiernan, one of the architects of the successful NHS 70th birthday celebrations, as its director of comms and engagement.
Many firms' policies put little to no daylight between vaping and Big Tobacco.
Pharmacy and cosmetics retailer Superdrug and sister company The Perfume Shop have begun a review of PR and comms agencies, PRWeek can reveal.
Huntsworth has promoted chief commercial officer Annabelle Sandeman to global head of commercial strategy, in a further sign the marcomms group is focusing heavily on its health business.
Leeds became headline news at the start of this month, with a series of headlines across print, online and broadcast media on the fact that the city had become the first in Britain to reduce its childhood obesity rate.
The words of the Bard are being combined with emotive real-life stories of men with prostate cancer in a drive to raise the profile of a disease that kills one man every 45 minutes.
A low point in my career was being warned before an evening event that a client I was hosting was "a bit handsy".
While visiting London last week, President Trump made a splash by seeming to suggest that the NHS was of interest to the US as part of a potential post-Brexit trade agreement.
It is time for PR pros to upskill and improve their understanding of digital marketing in order to survive as an industry.
Spinnius Flack is the Grand Maester of King's Landing Coverage - Westeros' leading PR agency.
Everywhere we look, our world is being transformed by disruptive innovation.
On a day when teenagers inspired by climate change activist Greta Thunberg go on strike from lessons to bring attention to the gravity of the issue, two commentators give their views on how the industry should change.
On reflection, I probably had mental health issues during my childhood, but the first time I really became aware I was mentally ill was when I was 17.
Engine's Emma Honeybone discusses her experiences of mental-health difficulties and offers suggestions for those wanting to support colleagues.
These days health tech and data companies face two big problems.
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Claire Pimm, deputy director for campaigns, insight and evaluation at the Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Office, has been appointed interim director of the 'GREAT Britain' campaign.
The national charity for hospice care in the UK has hired Sarah West (pictured) from Plan International UK to begin her new role at the end of the month.
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International business communications consultancy, Instinctif Partners, has made two managing partner promotions in its UK business.