An all-female team at Mind+Matter has created a campaign for Roche that takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to tackle taboos about going for a smear test.
Former Pegasus heavyweights Jo Spadaccino and Stuart Hehir have today launched healthcare agency Stirred, PRWeek can reveal.
The British public are far less patriotic than other nationalities regarding homegrown COVID-19 vaccines and place safety first, according to a major study by Grayling into perceptions of pharma companies shown exclusively to PRWeek.
GCI Health has established its first office in the Middle East, the agency announced today.
90Ten has promoted Claire Long and Sabrina Gomersall to the role of joint managing directors, following the departure of the healthcare agency’s co-founders, and has appointed a social strategy director.
A PR agency with reported links to Russia offered European influencers money to discredit the Pfizer vaccine to their followers on social media channels.
Syneos Health has appointed former agency founder Helen Pope as a senior director and Helen Sullivan as a senior account director.
Laura Cook has been hired by Hill+Knowlton Strategies as an associate director in its health and wellness team, joining from Pegasus – now part of Mind+Matter – after nearly 15 years with the agency.
Health Unlimited has bought medical-education and comms consultancy Strategen for an undisclosed sum.
Global healthcare business M3 has acquired Leeds-based ONEHealth Communications for an undisclosed sum.
Allegory, Cirkle, Smarts and 23red are among the agencies backing a code of conduct, launched today, that is intended to improve the wellbeing of people working in comms and advertising.
Agency leaders and the UK head of corporate comms one of the world’s biggest pharma firms have given a frank insight into the threats and opportunities posed by the pandemic, at a roundtable hosted by PRWeek and WE Communications.
Public Health England has released an employer toolkit in an attempt to get businesses and organisations across the country to roll out internal comms campaigns promoting COVID-19 vaccinations, with some of the UK's biggest brands pledging support.
Thirteen per cent of young people are hesitant about getting vaccinated.
Healthcare agency ZPB Associates has appointed three NHS executives as senior advisors, including the health service’s former COO, Sir Neil McKay.
Last year, at 2.29am, I became a dad for the first time, but it was the second time that year I had created something new.
A link between contracts for agencies and their net zero plans has been made – and it’s here to stay
Any agency leaders who thought they didn’t need to worry about climate action will have had something of a shock last week.
As the national COVID-19 vaccination programme continues apace, the NHS must beware the risk of a reputation gap as it works to resolve the backlog of treatment for other conditions that built up during the pandemic
There isn’t an agency out there that hasn’t had a rough ride with a client at some point, but post-pandemic (if one can even call this 'post') the tide seems to have turned toward an even tougher stance with agencies.
Healthcare comms has never had a higher profile than over the past year, but as the messaging shifts, what are the next priorities for the sector?
The pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on the lives of women, so how can we, as comms professionals, ensure that health is not part of the predicted generation of progress lost among women?
I don't want to be 'that guy' complaining about Pride campaigns – I'm in awe of brands that get it right and I don't want to shame anyone into wanting to show support, but…
Zoom fatigue has taken its toll over the past 12 months, with the hours spent at screens straining eyes and draining hearts, but, as the world begins to open up, evidence is rapidly amassing that business as usual will look very different in the future.
With light at the end of the lockdown tunnel, we now know we’ll need some kind of COVID-19 ‘vaccine certificate’ to go on a foreign holiday (remember those?), but not to huddle in a wet pub garden with five friends.
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Charlotte Tansill will be the firm’s global chief strategy officer while Lisa Bright will serve as the WPP firm’s global chief creative officer for its PR function.
Former Amnesty International marcomms director Osama Bhutta has joined Shelter to lead campaigns, policy and comms.
Matt Buchanan has been appointed to the new post of global head of consumer PR, PRWeek has learned.
Nick Clark, former chief executive of Unlimited Group's Communications division, has joined Next 15 as CEO of Publitek, its b2b/tech comms and marketing agency.