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WE is one of the largest independent communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world. We’re all about people — both our clients and employees — and we believe in the power of communications to move audiences to positive action. Female-founded, female-led, and fiercely independent, WE has spent more than three decades helping world-class brands tell technology-led transformation stories that shift perceptions and change behaviour.

Our WE global health team is steeped in next-generation healthcare communications and works at the intersection of health and technology. We build brands and reputations, tell stories, inspire patients, engage relevant influencers, and reach the most important stakeholders. We bring a progressive communications approach to a historically prescriptive industry.

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Healthcare is evolving rapidly. To stand out from the crowd requires a potent combination of rich insight, innovative ideas and flawless execution. Hanover Health is an uncommon health agency with a deep understanding of today’s complex healthcare systems. We provide smart thinking, refreshing story-telling, and breakthrough solutions: from strategies through to entire campaigns. We work for a broad mix of healthcare clients, including: more than half of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies, medical technology companies, healthcare service providers, charities and healthcare professional and public-sector bodies. From our offices in London, Brussels, Dublin and Dubai, and through The Ecosystem network of partner agencies, we deliver award-winning programmes across the UK, Ireland, the EU and internationally. We pioneer new routes and break new ground to deliver breakthroughs for our clients.

Ketchum is a leading global communications consultancy with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. London, the consultancy’s European hub and largest office in the region, brings together specialists in health, corporate reputation, public affairs, consumer and brand communications, as well as sustainability and influencer marketing.

Ketchum Health has a track record of 20+ years supporting clients in the life sciences industry across Europe and beyond. It works with start-ups, multinational corporations, patient advocacy groups, medical associations and public authorities at a local, national and international level. The team embeds truly diverse backgrounds and expertise, ranging from PhD-level scientists to PR, reputation management, corporate affairs, advocacy and value communications specialists, who operate in close collaboration with other in-house experts (including Research & Analytics, Digital Marketing, Issue & Crisis Management) and colleagues from the wider network.

Pegasus inspires healthy decisions through creative, inspirational and integrated communications. Working with ambitious clients, this award-winning marcomms consultancy delivers big ideas and far-reaching campaigns across health. Pegasus bridges the gap between behaviour change science and real-world health solutions using its proprietary planning framework, CHANGE, created in collaboration with UCL’s Centre for Behaviour Change. CHANGE informs the team’s strategic thinking, providing a jumping-off point for highly creative, measurable programmes. Pegasus’s capabilities span earned, owned and paid channels, delivered in house by its team of 140 specialists. As part of Ashfield, Pegasus has global reach across 32 countries in every conceivable therapy and service area.

The ABPI represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK.

Our industry, a major contributor to the economy of the UK, brings life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to patients. We represent companies who supply more than 80 per cent of all branded medicines used by the NHS and who are researching and developing the majority of the current medicines pipeline, ensuring that the UK remains at the forefront of helping patients prevent and overcome disease.

Globally our industry is researching and developing more than 7,000 new medicines.

The ABPI is recognised by government as the industry body negotiating on behalf of the branded pharmaceutical industry for statutory consultation requirements including the pricing scheme for medicines in the UK.

The Healthcare Communications Association proactively represents and champions on behalf of the healthcare communications sector.

A not-for-profit organisation, with membership comprising in-house teams, agencies, not-for-profits and individuals working in national and global healthcare communications across diverse business sectors, the HCA provides the collective voice to establish, maintain and improve best practice and quality standards in our speciality.

As the accreditor of continuing professional development in healthcare communications, the HCA takes the leading role in providing education and shared learning, helping organisations and individuals develop their professional skills.

With cross-industry membership, the HCA also aims to provide unique business intelligence and networking opportunities for its members.

In-House Research is well regarded for its fast and flexible medical fieldwork. They specialise in recruiting top quality healthcare professionals and patients across the UK and Worldwide to participate in pharmaceutical research studies. The company has been doing this for over 25 years and are proud of its extensive database of reliable respondents.

Beyond fieldwork, In-House Research also provides end-to-end research services for its healthcare marketing agencies and pharma clients. From hosting online surveys, to providing moderation and analysis, and everything in between. No job is too big or too small.

In-House Research’s personal touch, speed and dedication sets this agency apart from others, taking pride in delivering results, whatever the requirements or timeframe.

Founded by Jim Weiss in 2001, W2O is the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies proprietary analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. W2O maintains 15 offices across the United States and in Europe.s for our clients.

Vevox is a real-time polling and moderated Q&A platform for employee engagement. It makes internal comms meetings unmissable by engaging and energising employees through interaction. What makes it so good? It’s the most intuitive and highest, independently-rated engagement technology there is, designed for maximum adoption and utilisation, with user friendly features fine-tuned in partnership with Vevox users. With Vevox, meetings and training sessions are more energetic, more engaging, more democratic – and also more fun. Our customers say their employee comms meetings have been transformed with Vevox.

Audere Communications offers content marketing strategy and implementation, specialising in podcast and video production. We produce the award-winning csuite podcast, featuring senior executives discussing latest trends and best practice in Marketing, PR, Innovation, Employee Engagement, HR, Social Mobility, Diversity, Mental Health and more, that has partnered with brands including Microsoft and Nuffield Health as well as Government Departments including Cabinet Office and Ministry of Justice.We provide bespoke podcast production services to clients including KPMG UK, ADAMA Agricultural Solutions, Oxera and CFA UK and run training workshops on Video in Social Media; Podcasting and Translation, Localisation & Transcreation

Check out Audere Communications Pharma Comms 2020 podcast below

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