04/15/2015  |  Posted By: Rachael Parkman

According to the British Heart Foundation and the Get Britain Standing group, which has launched a campaign called On Your Feet Britain, office workers in the UK spend less than 30 minutes on their feet per day and nearly two-thirds were worried that sitting at work was having a negative impact on their health.

 

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04/07/2015  |  Posted By: Rachael Parkman

The term ‘purdah’ has come into popular use across central and local government to describe the period of time immediately before elections when specific restrictions on communications activity are in place for all civil servants. These restrictions are put in place so as to prevent civil servants developing messaging and materials that could benefit a particular political party; but how does Purdah impact communications professionals?  

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03/27/2015  |  Posted By: Christina Hannah

It seems that empowering the self-informed patient is a hot topic in health in the UK at the moment. We have witnessed several educational campaigns on spotting symptoms as signs for a serious disease, and encouraging patients to seek out their doctor early when symptoms arise. Read More

 
03/20/2015  |  Posted By: Christina Hannah

For smaller charities supporting a lesser-known disease, creating media interest to raise your profile can be hard. It is often the case that these charities need to shout louder in order to be noticed among the large campaigns of bigger disease groups. Sometimes, the best way to do this is to do something different, something radical.

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