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Rachel Gonzaga, a former global communications director for GSK, has been appointed Associate Director at healthcare communications agency OVID. Rachel joins OVID Health from GSK, where she led global communications for the inhaled respiratory medicines team. An experienced and well-respected pharma PR leader, she is......

Patient communities are key partners in communications and advocacy for pharmaceutical companies. But what does an impactful partnership look like? The Patient Partnership Index 2020 is the UK’s leading initiative in the field – sharing best practice and recognising the pharmaceutical industry’s work in this......

We’re delighted to announce that OVID Health has been shortlisted by PR Week Award’s 2020 as New Consultancy of the Year. This is a fantastic achievement and underlines how our mission to reinvent healthcare communications is really making waves and producing tangible, impactful results. OVID......

The results of The Patient Partnership Index 2020 are in, showcasing the UK’s pharmaceutical sector’s work in communications and advocacy with patient organisations. The Index – an initiative created and co-owned by PharmaTimes and OVID Health – showcases the very best examples of partnerships between......

It’s always fantastic to be recognised the effort we and the amazing people we work with put in. We were absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for three awards – including Best Public Affairs Campaign and Best Use of Media Relations – at the prestigious......

Today we are delighted to announce that the Patient Partnership Index 2020, in partnership with leading industry publication PharmaTimes, is open for entries. The Index is a first-of-its-kind opportunity for pharma companies to showcase, benchmark and measure the quality of their advocacy with patient groups.......

Woooop! We’ve been shortlisted in the prestigious @CIPR_Awards for: Best Public Affairs Campaign; Best Use of Media Relations and most amazingly Best New PR Consultancy of the Year. Well done also to our amazing clients working hard right now. #pr #health #awards #publicaffairs pic.twitter.com/CVkx5mdTOD —......

On a cold October morning last year, a Facebook post went viral around the office; it was a simple hand-held selfie video of an ecstatic and emotionally overwhelmed mum, Gemma, celebrating the deal that brought Orkambi to the NHS and to her daughter Ivy. Gemma......

Asked if he had a message for Boris Johnson this morning, Sajid Javid said “Happy Valentine’s Day”, smiled and got into his car… The big news of the reshuffle was of course the appointment of a new Chancellor after Sajid Javid refused to agree to......

OVID Health started the year by preparing a feature article for the Pharma Times January/February edition on the new MPs in health that we all should be watching. If you want to see the full list, you can read the article here on the Pharma......

Roudie Shafie, former Head of Government Affairs at the ABPI and ex-corporate public affairs lead for Pfizer UK, has been appointed Director at healthcare communications agency OVID. Roudie was a former policy advisor to Boris Johnson when he was Mayor of London on health, life......

Most people have to wait until Christmas to get their presents, but at OVID we’ve built a reputation on doing things a bit differently. Now the dust has settled (a little) on the seismic General Election result last week, we’re pleased to share with you......

Thursday 12th December will well be remembered as quite a night in politics. Depending on your politics it was either Christmas come early or very much the day before Friday 13th. The ramifications of Johnson’s Conservative majority will have big implications for a number of......

The team at OVID don’t usually need an excuse to open up a bottle of wine, but we had a very good excuse on the 5th December! In a crowded field up against well-known campaigns from global agencies, OVID came out on top and won......

As one of the UK’s only independent healthcare consultancies specialising in public affairs we’re delighted to share with you our latest insights on the General Election. Don’t worry. It’s not more number crunching (you’ve got polling companies to do that), and we haven’t sat behind......

“Our most valuable resources – creativity, communication, invention, and reinvention – are, in fact, unlimited.” David Grinspon, senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute   Madonna constantly reinvents herself to remain relevant. She’s a mediocre singer (don’t all hate-mail us all at once) but she’s......

This week OVID attended Confed19, the largest NHS conference in the country. The event brought together over 2,000 senior NHS leaders, patients, healthcare professionals, academics, policy-makers, politicians...

The conference brought together patients, healthcare professionals, academics, policy-makers, politicians and supporters for an honest, passionate and detailed review of the UK’s pancreatic cancer environment. ...

Sajid Javid was announced as Chancellor in Boris Johnson’s Cabinet last night. Matt Hancock remains as Health Secretary. Over the course of yesterday, the new Prime Minister also began to reveal ...

 The much-talked-about NHS app is already being used by 4,000 patients, with another 11,000 in the wings. NHS England (NHSE) aren’t going to launch the app’s marketing campaign until later this year...