Yesterday (15 April), The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) announced that its new medical training and scientific engagement branch would be available across the Continent.
Global men's yoga brand and community, Warrior Addict, has appointed Toast PR to manage its fundraising and awareness activity for CALM (The Campaign Against Living Miserably).
The campaign aims to help improve the health of the area's 2.8 million residents.
WPP's health practice and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) are to work together on sharing knowledge and expertise in tackling global health challenges, in a collaboration that began this week.
Femtech firm Elvie launched #FreeTheFeed on Mother's Day to break down taboos around breastfeeding in public.
Healthcare comms and MedEd agency Publicis Resolute has expanded its client offer with a new government affairs practice, supporting the move by appointing two new directors across the business.
Some of the world's biggest PR firms are fighting a rearguard action to protect the reputation of the Sackler family, which is at risk of being irreparably damaged by the opioid crisis and scandal in the US.
The British Medical Association (BMA) has apologised to senior female GPs who have experienced sexism and harassment within its GP committee and promised an urgent investigation to stamp out unacceptable behaviour.
Fake news is spreading faster than the truth, aided and abetted by social media, in a growing problem that is harming public health and putting lives at risk, delegates at the PRCA's first health conference heard.
A new campaign by staff at global healthcare company Novo Nordisk aims to raise awareness of how an automated external defibrillator (AED) can save the life of someone suffering a heart attack, in a bid to get the medical devices placed within its offices.
Medical experts are stressing the importance of research into the threats posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause fatal infections, and how these can be tackled, in a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) campaign.
Laboratories that use animals in their research should open their doors to visitors to combat the claims of animal rights activists, according to the European Animal Research Association (EARA).
For the first time, PRWeek's Power Book brings together in-house pharma and healthcare agency comms professionals together in a single top-ten list.
Governments are being urged to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at sporting events, amid concerns that deals with Formula One alone could result in the promotion of tobacco to more than one billion people worldwide.
Theramex has hired health and wellbeing specialist Road Communications to handle a campaign for the drug Actonel GR, following their successful partnership in support of World Osteoporosis Day 2018.
More than three quarters of firms pay men more than women, yet many (men) insist there is no such thing as the gender pay gap, arguing it is a statistical creation that allows women to feel hard done by.
It is 10 years since Public Health England launched Change4Life, England's first healthy lifestyle brand, which famously invited families to "eat well, move more and live longer".
Asking for copy proofing or approval is just one of many random acts of stupidity that tarnish the PR industry's reputation, argues Babel PR boss Ian Hood in this strongly worded column.
A bottom-up revolution of community health services has come from relative obscurity to dominate the healthcare debate in the UK, and it puts traditional medicines in the back seat.
"Why is PR obsessed with being a profession?" ran a recent debate on Twitter, together with a discussion of the requirements of achieving formally recognised status.
There has been some misplaced outcry around the European Parliament's vote to adopt the EU Copyright Directive last week.
'Flexible and part-time working are concessions that agencies make for mums. They are detrimental to business and agencies only allow people to work in this way because they don't look very nice if they don't.'
For nearly twenty years, I worked steadily as a communications professional and even though I was a charity comms director, I never gave becoming a chief executive a second thought. Then, I became the CEO. By accident.
Thought your kid was safe from the measles? Think again. Experts say several diseases that are avoidable are making a comeback, and it's all due to people who refuse to vaccinate their kids.
Strategic Relationships Officer General Medical Council Euston Road, Central London
Public Affairs Manager (UK) General Medical Council London (Central), London (Greater)
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Corporate Associate Director Capstone Hill Search London (Central), London (Greater)
Former Burson-Marsteller MD Louise Everett has been appointed head of marketing communications at new automotive business INEOS Automotive, PRWeek can reveal.
The former UK editor of Campaign, Rachel Barnes, has joined marcomms group M&C Saatchi as a communications director.
Manifest has promoted Ali Maynard James and Jessica Becker to the new roles of managing partner at the agency's London and New York offices respectively, in a significant expansion of its leadership team, PRWeek can reveal.
WE Communications has appointed Cancer Research UK's social lead Cecilia Dominici as its digital content and strategy director.