Rewarding positivity and digital excellence in the Porterhouse creative team

Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Andrew Kemp has been promoted to the role of Senior Digital Designer. Andy joined our creative team in 2019 and is a pleasure to work with, as his happy and positive nature shines through in every project that he works on. He is an experienced animator, graphic designer …

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COVID-19: Changing testing requirements and reducing the self-­isolation period

  As of 21 January 2022, the world has been living with the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. The introduction of vaccinations beginning in the UK on 8 December 2020 and the use of lateral flow tests (LFTs), polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and self­-isolation following a positive test result have gone some way …

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Porterhouse welcomes a new Creative Lead

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce a new senior appointment in our creative team and welcome Tom Pullen as Creative Lead. Tom is an accomplished designer having worked in a commercial environment for 15 years, with a range of clients from small, local businesses right up to large, multi-national companies like HP and Fujitsu. …

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2022: Screening saves lives

  Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, despite being largely preventable [1]. Although the aim of vaccination against human papillomaviruses (HPV) is to prevent the disease from occurring, the aim of cervical screening (also known as a smear test) is to detect the disease early. This is because cervical cancer …

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Porterhouse celebrates two senior level promotions

  Porterhouse Medical Group is thrilled to announce two senior promotions across our growing healthcare communications agency group. First, we would like to congratulate Claire Pullen (Left) on her promotion to the role of Associate Client Services Director. Claire has made a very positive impact since joining our global client services team in early 2019. …

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Hybrid working: Insights and tips for success

  In January 2020, while the threat of a global COVID-19 pandemic was still in its infancy, 5.7% of UK workers reported working exclusively from home; by April of the same year, this figure had increased to 43.1% [1]. Since 2021, with the world recovering and the workforce returning, companies have been debating whether or …

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Rewarding creative flair at Porterhouse

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Tamarin Royston has been promoted to the role of Senior Creative. Tam is a highly skilled graphic designer and art worker who joined the Porterhouse creative team in 2018. Over the last three years, Tam has established herself as a valuable member of the team whose calmness, …

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Announcing the winner of the Porterhouse charity Christmas card competition

  As a bit of festive fun and to raise money for our charity partners for 2021, Young Minds, the Porterhouse creative team have run a ‘design a Christmas card competition’ for all the Porterhouse family. We had a lovely selection of entries and are delighted to announce that the winner of the competition is …

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Celebrating a successful 15-year career at Porterhouse Medical Group

  Porterhouse Medical Group is proud to announce another long-service award within our global healthcare communications group. We would like to congratulate Emma Handley on an incredibly successful 15-year career in our scientific services team. Emma joined Porterhouse in 2006 with a BSc in biochemistry from the University of Nottingham. She had already worked as …

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Patient centricity in pharma: musings of a doctor turned medical writer

  After years of looking at tumours and other pathology under the microscope, there came a point when I wondered how else I might be able to apply the specialist skill set of a histopathologist (known affectionately as the ‘pink and purple dot docs’ because of the appearance of human tissue under the microscope after …

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Could oral antivirals be the key to conquering COVID-19?

  The vulnerabilities of vaccines There is no doubt that the development of vaccines was a pivotal moment in the COVID-19 pandemic and that they have saved hundreds of thousands of lives globally [1]. However, accessibility issues surrounding the vaccines have highlighted huge inequalities between high- and low-income countries [2, 3]. To achieve global herd …

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Suzanne’s sober month to raise money for a sober cause

Here’s a shout-out to Suzanne Brunt, a Medical Writer at Porterhouse, who has just completed an alcohol-free November – or a ‘NO-vember’ as we called it – to raise money for  Cancer Research UK When asked about the challenge, as someone who likes a glass of vino or two, she said, “There were some tricky …

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