Specialist healthcare agency 90TEN has been acquired by medical comms and technology company Envision Pharma Group, PRWeek can reveal.
Healthcare agency Pegasus has launched a campaign on behalf of Cetraben to normalise dry skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
Public affairs specialist WA Communications has been chosen to handle government affairs in the UK for Sanofi Genzyme’s work on rare diseases, the agency announced today.
Hanover Health has announced a new London Health Team, combining health comms and public affairs, under the leadership of senior directors Alex Davies and Emma Gorton.
WPP Health Practice will host an exclusive live COVID-19 Q&A aimed at global media and policy makers, with experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), today.
An increase in demand for parking spaces near hospitals and health centres due to COVID-19 has led to a nationwide public appeal by UK parking app, JustPark, to help ease the burden on travelling NHS staff and patients.
Coronavirus messaging from the government and health professionals on a range of behaviours – hand-washing, face-touching, self-isolation and stockpiling – are more effective when they appeal to the public’s better nature, new research has shown.
New guidance will be issued by the Healthcare Communications Association (HCA) tomorrow in a drive to combat comms professionals' widespread inexperience of rules forbidding the use of social media to promote prescription medicines.
MedCity, which promotes the life-sciences cluster in London, Oxford and Cambridge, has appointed OVID Health to devise a creative campaign.
Exclusive: Government calls on external comms personnel from multiple sectors to assist in coronavirus response
The Government has seconded comms professionals from sectors including banking and retail to work with its own departmental comms teams during the COVID-19 pandemic, PRWeek has learned.
Golin has appointed Ondine Whittington as its London group managing director – a role that oversees the leadership of Golin and its healthcare arm, Virgo Health.
The NHS has ramped up efforts to combat online myths and misinformation about the emerging coronavirus epidemic in the UK, including working with social-media platforms and search engines.
Hybrid comms agency Unity, reputational risk law firm Schillings, and crisis comms and consultancy Vigo have joined forces to create a multidisciplinary COVID-19 readiness and response team.
Stephanie O’Hagan, who joined healthcare agency 90TEN in 2017 as associate director and leads on several of its global pharmaceutical accounts, has been promoted to senior associate director.
Instant doctor-booking platform Okadoc has chosen UAE-based Active DMC to run communications at both regional and global level.
In times of global crisis, we’re forced to step back as an industry and consider what we stand for.
Amid the uncertainties that the global pandemic presents, two things are clear: first, people are spending way more time consuming social content, and second, there’s a clear demand for credible and helpful information.
COVID-19: Providing journalists and policy-makers with accurate science has never been more important
One of the many speaking engagements cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis was an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the influential House of Lords report on Science and Society that recommended the establishment of the Science Media Centre (SMC).
Anyone who takes part in client pitches is in new territory, now that social distancing and isolation measures are in place across the UK and beyond. So how can you do it virtually and still build chemistry?
As much as the phrase ‘nothing has changed’ came to define the communications failure of Theresa May’s premiership, ‘everything has changed’ looms large over Boris Johnson’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis.
The new government regulations have meant that there's had to be a significant change in the way I, and many others, live and operate.
At times of crisis, business leaders often turn to communications professionals to guide them.
With the company on the cusp of a sale worth half a billion, Huntsworth boss Paul Taaffe talks to PRWeek about his formula for better business and the opportunities and drivers for growth in the healthcare sector.
PRWeek's UK Power Book reveals the PR pros who lead the way in their respective areas. Today, we rank the big players in health and pharma comms.
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Employers can access the Job Retention Scheme to continue paying 80% of the salary for employees that would have been laid off.
A PR professional has set up a not-for-profit venture, Look After, to help out-of-work PR practitioners provide support to businesses and charities struggling through the coronavirus crisis.
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Former senior Labour and NHS comms figure Carl Shoben has left his role as the party's director of strategy to join polling and research firm Survation to lead its strategic communications division.