Public Health England (PHE) has unveiled an integrated behaviour-change campaign, under the brand Better Health, to increase public resilience to COVID-19 and other diseases. It will begin by attempting to tackle endemic obesity in the UK.
BCW has promoted Tamsin Tierney to managing director of its UK healthcare practice while Catherine Keddie, who previously held that post, has stepped up to the role of group managing director of healthcare and head of culture in the UK, the agency has announced.
Healthcare specialist ZPB Associates has appointed industry veteran Jo Spadaccino as partner to strengthen the agency’s pharma client base.
Healthcare agency Road has been appointed by the Health Food Manufacturers' Association (HFMA), winning the account from the long-term incumbent in a competitive pitch against two agencies.
Syneos Health has unveiled a new leadership team across the US and Europe, in comms, strategy and advertising
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Pharma firm Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has appointed charity public affairs specialist Jagtar Dhanda as its policy advocacy and government affairs manager.
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NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group has launched a summer campaign, driven by behavioural insights, to tell people about the mental-health resources on offer during the pandemic.
Makara Health founder Louise Sharp and regulatory affairs specialist Dr Nick Broughton have launched a pharmaceutical ethics and compliance education agency called Ethos.
Fresenius Medical Care UK, a private provider of kidney health services, has appointed Stand Agency to provide comms and social-media services.
Engine MHP and Mischief have announced a partnership with behavioural science consultancy Influence at Work to create a new offer for health clients.
King’s Health Partners has appointed former senior government press officer Syeda Hasnain as its head of communications.
Dr Jane Brearley, Portland’s head of health in the UK, has left the agency and will take time out from her career to consider how the PR industry can “do so much better” before deciding her next move, PRWeek has learned.
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Shelley Frosdick and Stuart Skinner have been appointed joint group managing directors and will succeed chief executive Mark Gregory, who has retired after 13 years with the agency.
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The Liberal Democrats have appointed former journalist and media comms chief Mimi Turner as the party’s director of strategy.
Milk & Honey PR has appointed Simran Maini-Hoskins to lead its 'corpsumer' division and won a string of new clients.