17 October 2022

A day in the life of a… healthcare comms writer

Andrew Smith I love working in healthcare communications because of the variety. Writers like me understand how cutting-edge medicines can fit into the healthcare ecosystem and how to explain it to different audiences: from patients and their loved ones, through healthcare professionals and policymakers, to payers […]
12 July 2022

Creating content to trigger behaviour change

Tasked with promoting a new product or service, a consumer marketer’s goal will be to answer an unmet need – real or imagined – for the newest tech, the latest fashion, for entertainment, speed, comfort, etc. Content is created to communicate that need – and demonstrate […]
8 March 2022

Women and our health – let’s put real issues front and centre

Women and their health are subjects close to our hearts. We speak to one of our Associate Directors, Adele Hayes, about her passion for women’s access to healthcare and information, and representation. Adele is currently working on two campaigns that address important issues in women’s health. […]
28 February 2022

Rare is powerful

As long as I can remember, as a little girl my mother encouraged me to be me. I was the flamingo in the room – a flamingo among the swans. Yet I embraced being different and it was a good thing I did. As a Dutch […]
27 January 2022

Omnichannel marketing – more than a buzzword

Written by Dimitri Challouma and Dominic Cleall As the old adage goes (for anyone who is a Marvel fan), ‘with great digital power, comes great responsibility…’ or something like that, right? As we know, the recent climate has caused an initial trigger for the pharmaceutical sector to […]
19 October 2021

The secret to a successful brand launch? Being in it together

by Natalie Hoegen, Senior Director, Client Partner Today, more than ever, success is non-negotiable and that is even more true regarding drug launches.With the era of blockbusters now finally gone, successful drug launches have become even more critical to both ‘big pharma’ and biotech start-up companies, […]
28 February 2022

Rare is powerful

As long as I can remember, as a little girl my mother encouraged me to be me. I was the flamingo in the room – a flamingo among the swans. Yet I embraced being different and it was a good thing I did. As a Dutch […]
27 January 2022

Omnichannel marketing – more than a buzzword

Written by Dimitri Challouma and Dominic Cleall As the old adage goes (for anyone who is a Marvel fan), ‘with great digital power, comes great responsibility…’ or something like that, right? As we know, the recent climate has caused an initial trigger for the pharmaceutical sector to […]
19 October 2021

The secret to a successful brand launch? Being in it together

by Natalie Hoegen, Senior Director, Client Partner Today, more than ever, success is non-negotiable and that is even more true regarding drug launches.With the era of blockbusters now finally gone, successful drug launches have become even more critical to both ‘big pharma’ and biotech start-up companies, […]
19 October 2021

Learning through experience, making an impact

Havas Life Medicom’s new Creative Trainee Programme Graphic designers are visual problem solvers, understanding how to use digital tools to solve business challenges. They are experts in creatively using the space they have to make the greatest impact. But how does someone learn and hone these […]
19 October 2021

COVID: A CATALYTIC CONNECTOR? Creating a new reality for Pharma Communications

By Susan Walkley, Managing Director, Havas Life Medicom It’s one year on from the escalation of Covid19 and our first taste of lockdown. For those of us who have spent our careers in the pharmaceutical industry, the prospect of a devastating pandemic on a world-wide scale […]
19 October 2021

A year to remember or forget? What 2020 has taught agencies like ours

written by Sarah Mikhailov, Managing Director, Brand Well, where to start? 2020 will always be remembered for COVID. But let us not forget the political backdrop with elections, Brexit, a Royal abdication, bushfires, #metoo, Black Lives Matter and a renewed focus on diversity and inclusion, and […]
19 October 2021

Crisis? No problem!

It’s the closest real life has come to that nightmare where you’re sitting an exam and realize you’re naked. During a major medical congress, you’re about to sit down for a series of media interviews. You have a clear story to tell about how your new […]