Freud Communications faces a competitive pitch against other firms on the Government's Campaign Solutions roster to retain its long-held and prized comms brief with Public Health England.
He is a veteran of Spectrum, Chandler Chicco, and Ketchum, among other shops.
Johnson & Johnson has breached the UK drug regulation code in three places in promotions for smoking cessation product Nicorette.
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The CEO of Huntsworth's biggest and fastest-growing unit Huntsworth Health, which includes Nitrogen and Tonic Life, has departed after eight years.
Pharmacy giant Boots has apologised after its chief pharmacist Marc Donovan said the company might "incentivise inappropriate use" of emergency contraception by lowering its price.
Hijacked by shampoo or an increasingly relevant place for PR to shine? Experts dissect Lions Health at Cannes
The Lions Health festival celebrated its fourth birthday this year. With the sun of southern France now a distant memory, we ask four people whether the newest addition to the Cannes schedule is gaining traction and respect in its specialised but lucrative target audience.
Havas Group is acquiring SO What Global, a UK-based health and lifestyle comms agency founded by the duo who previously set up Tonic Life.
Fast-growing health comms agency 90Ten has appointed Alison Doughty, latterly the head of healthcare in Ketchum's London office, to lead its medical education offering.
Huntsworth has acquired WRG owner The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) from private equiry firm LDC for a total of £24.7m, in a move to bolster its offering in the healthcare sector and the US market.
'Shocking' promotions of cosmetic procedures lead to calls for regulation and industry code of practice
The author of a major report from a medical think-tank has said she is "shocked" by some methods used by companies to market cosmetic treatments and "bombard" social media users with messages.
Tamsin Tierney has joined Cohn & Wolfe as deputy MD of its UK healthcare operation, after three-and-a-half years at independent agency Tonic Life.
Is PR a youngsters' game? It's a question that plays on my mind - especially since becoming a mum.
Given the small number of Tumblr-based programs, pharma and agency execs generally don't have a lot to say about the platform and its uses to date. Indeed, the typical response when queried about Tumblr was something along the lines of "Yes, Tumblr is definitely a thing I have heard things about."
ADHD is still a topic of hushed discussion amongst many and there are multiple reasons people are simply happier to avoid the chat than discuss it openly.
There is a problem with the talent supply chain, but parents returning from the 'PR Bermuda Triangle' can be the solution.
There's a much-laboured impression that journalists don't respect PR agents - that PRs are time wasters whose pitches are unprepared, unfocused and unwanted.
If you are a regular cinema-goer you are likely to be familiar with the experience of watching a film that is so overloaded with ideas, plot-lines and characters that you leave feeling exhausted.
You're so good at your job that you get promoted to a role beyond your experience and skills. Don't panic, though - you can learn to lead well.
There will be no 'silly season' for healthcare comms this summer, as NHS changes mean there is an ever-greater need to support patient advocates.
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Cofone's position was cut as part of Huntsworth's plan to consolidate IT, HR, and finance to drive efficiencies across its business.
Paul Taaffe, CEO of Grayling parent Huntsworth, will act as U.S. CEO; Harris plans to set up his own consultancy.
WE Communications' EMEA vice president Meredith Lynch is returning to her native US for a new role with the firm, as the agency promotes two London staffers for local practice head position.