About Us

makes us

We’re a fast-growing independent agency with a global footprint specialising in healthcare public affairs, patient advocacy and PR.

We are an award-winning team of original thinkers who advise ambitious clients to tell their story and achieve change in the health and life sciences sectors.

We bring a campaigning edge to everything we do. Our consultants have backgrounds in politics, journalism, campaigns, policy-making, life sciences, market access, public affairs and strategic communications.

As an agency we are recognised as industry-leaders in patient advocacy and patient partnership working, and we are proud to have founded the Patient Partnership Index.

Our Story

OVID Health is the only independent health comms agency to provide PR, public affairs and patient advocacy alongside industry-leading partnerships programmes.

We were founded in 2018 by former ministerial adviser and health comms industry veteran Jenny Ousbey as a specialist agency with a focus on patient-centric, creative and integrated programmes.

Since our launch we have won multiple awards for our client campaigns and have been recognised for our expertise in a number of industry-leading publications. OVID is seen as a challenger agency, with a genuine desire to do generate impact for clients.

Policy & Public Affairs

We gain clients cut-through so you can influence system change & build reputations. We:

  • Devise and deliver effective government affairs campaigns.
  • Advise on targeted, high-level contact programmes.
  • Manage policy influencing programmes.
  • Provide senior counsel to protect or enhance reputations.

Advocacy & Engagement

As the creators of the Patient Partnership Index we:

  • Provide companies with a tool to measure and evaluate patient voice across the medicine lifecycle
  • Design and deliver impactful patient-facing materials and advise on shared decision-making
  • Advise on patient engagement strategies at brand or above-brand level
  • Deliver patient advocacy programmes


We are who clients go to if they want an impactful PR or disease awareness campaign. We:

  • Corporate and brand comms programmes
  • Multichannel disease awareness campaigns to HCPs, KOLs, patients or the public
  • Reactive and proactive media relations
  • Support with crisis communications and reputation management issues.

SME Climate Commitment

We are proud to have taken the SME Climate Commitment in 2021, pledging to do our part to help cut carbon emissions and protect the planet. Organised by the SME Climate Hub, this UN-backed commitment means OVID has promised to halve our greenhouse gas emissions before 2030, and achieve net-zero emissions before 2050.