This award goes to Frank for Weetabix, for communicating a simple concept, 'cleverly planned and fantastically executed' on a relatively small budget.
PRWeek's round-up of the latest people moves, account wins and new campaigns in healthcare comms.
Hanover has promoted Alex Davies, Emma Gorton and Emma Eatwell to deputy managing directors of the agency’s health practice, PRWeek has learned.
90Ten has launched in the US and appointed Kate Paxton, former senior vice-president at Ketchum, to lead the stateside operation.
The campaign by the new Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID), which took over from Public Health England this month, is designed to empower adults to improve their mental wellbeing ahead of the winter months.
Ruder Finn has acquired specialist public sector medical and health-tech PR agency Mantis for an undisclosed sum, it announced today
Premier League footballers are role models who can save lives by having and then promoting COVID-19 vaccinations, healthcare agency founder Shayoni Lynn told PRWeek
Margot Hannah has been promoted to the role of chief executive of Open Health Communications, the group announced this morning.
WPP agency picks up key markets from rivals PHD and Dentsu.
MHP Health has appointed Denise Dewar, former digital hub director at GSK for Europe, Japan and Canada, as director, health digital; and Karen Stalbow, ex-head of policy, knowledge and impact at Prostate Cancer UK, as associate director.
Emma Greenwood, director of policy and public affairs at Cancer Research UK (CRUK), will join Hanover’s health team in a senior role next month.
As the Mail announces ‘Victory for Mail’ in its war against digital doctors and securing petrol continues to be hit and miss, it feels like we’re moving into a seismic shift of contradictions in our ‘progress’ as a nation.
If the past few months have proved anything it is that the needs and motivations of patient populations are evolving at a rate of knots.
What a ride health communicators have had: revealing scientific breakthroughs, engaging on health and social care policy, landing public health guidance, managing rocketing levels of attention on our work and our people.
Spoiler alert: if conversations about menstruation, menopause or vaginal dryness make you feel uncomfortable, stop reading now – this article isn’t for you.
We share our data freely in many aspects of our lives, but whenever the topic of sharing our health data crops up we face a data dilemma.
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?
The AstraZeneca vaccine is a good jab let down by poor communications. Or so the narrative goes.
The time has come to take the lead and work with clients to create lasting legacies.
Can PR be done so badly, a campaign be so utterly dreadful, that it actually becomes lethal?
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.
Care Quality Commission, Homebased - Flexible, United Kingdom
Cherish PR, London
ThirdEyeMedia, Lisbon (PT) or remote
Porter Novelli, London
University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire