The impact of COVID-19 on cancer care

  The COVID-19 pandemic has bought great challenges to healthcare systems globally. A World Health Organization (WHO) survey of 155 countries in the height of the pandemic reported disrupted services worldwide, ranging from the treatment of cardiovascular emergencies, to rehabilitation programmes and the management of diabetes [1]. Cancer services have also been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 …

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Embracing Diversity

Why diversity matters now more than ever…and how to put it into practice When I began my career as a sales rep in the pharma it was rare to see either women or BAME (British, Black, Asian and minority ethnic) reps in the industry, and even rarer to see them in leadership positions. As a …

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World Mental Health Day: Mental health for all

  At Porterhouse Medical Group, as a busy insight-led healthcare communications group, we recognise the importance of mental health and that mental health issues are a normal part of life – possibly more so during the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. We, therefore, take regular steps to safeguard the mental wellbeing of our valued team …

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World Mental Health Day: Feeling the effects of SAD

Many of us experience seasonal variations in our mental health, particularly during the winter months associated with dark, cold days. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of major depression that follows a seasonal pattern and is sometimes referred to as ‘winter depression’ [1, 2, 3]. SAD can interfere with all aspects of a person’s life, including relationships, work, …

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PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day: A parent’s story Part II

For PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day 2020, Jon provides an update on his son’s progress with the disease.

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World Sight Day: Focus on Age-Related Macular Degeneration

For World Sight Day, Porterhouse Medical Group looks at Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of vision loss in adults.

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World Alzheimer’s Day: Dementia is more than just memory loss

To raise awareness of the devastating impact of dementia, Amanda looks at the diverse symptoms and issues faced by people affected by the disease – particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic – and what we can all do to help ourselves and others.

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Porterhouse takes steps to sustainability: ISO 14001 certification

Read about our environmental mission to become more eco-friendly in all aspects of our professional lives

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Award-winning agency Porterhouse Medical Group joins imc group with Waterland Private Equity’s support

Porterhouse Medical Group, specialists in medical communications and insights research, is joining imc group with the support of Waterland Private Equity. Porterhouse’s award-winning team will further imc’s ambition to become the leading, independent provider of global strategic healthcare communications and consulting services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. The collaborative fusion between Porterhouse Medical Group …

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Virtual engagement at Porterhouse: Reflections on the past few months

A look at the benefits and challenges of virtual engagement with clients and KOLs while working from home over the last few months

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Coronavirus: The search for a vaccine

Our article looks at vaccines and the work that is taking place by many academic institutes, pharmaceutical companies and biotechnology companies to develop a vaccine against COVID-19

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HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day: ‘NOT OUR FIRST PANDEMIC’

Our article shines a spotlight on HIV/AIDS and how the lessons learned from the HIV/AIDS pandemic can be used to save lives in a world that is gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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