Kidneys matter: Looking after your renal powerhouses

  Today, it is common to hear discussions about heart health, brain health and even skin health, but perhaps less so about kidney health. Our kidneys are essential to our overall physical well-being and play critical physiological roles, such as balancing body fluid volume, removing waste products from the blood, producing erythropoietin (EPO) for maintenance …

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Another well-deserved promotion in Porterhouse’s scientific services team

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Luke Smith has been promoted to the role of Medical Writer. Luke joined our global scientific services team in September 2020 with a BA in English literature from the University of Warwick and experience working as an editor. Luke also has a BSc in biomedicine from …

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Rare Disease Day 2021: A spotlight on Duchenne muscular dystrophy

  Rare Disease Day takes place each year on the last day of February, with the aim of increasing awareness of rare diseases and the impact they have on the lives of patients and their families [1]. More than 6,000 rare diseases have been identified to date, collectively affecting over 300 million people globally [1]. …

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Porterhouse announces a highly-deserved promotion in a virtual working world

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Rabea Loczenski has been promoted to the role of Senior Account Executive. Rabea joined our global client services team in August 2020 during an extremely busy period and hit the ground running from day one, despite the challenges of working remotely. She is an invaluable asset …

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Lifting the spirits of the Porterhouse family with a cocktail-making social

  With Dry January out of the way and with the aim of keeping us all connected, last Friday saw a re-vamp of Porterhouse’s traditional Beer O’Clock by our social and charity committees and Time to Change Champions. To lift ‘the spirits’ of our teams, a cocktail-making social was organised. All participants had a cocktail-making …

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Porterhouse’s charity partner for 2021: Putting our mission into practice

  As part of our mission to help improve people’s lives, each year Porterhouse Medical Group selects a charity partner to support with fundraising events, using our communications expertise to raise awareness for their cause. In 2020, we partnered with First Days Children’s Charity, a charity that works to help children whose families are struggling …

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The International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

  Today, 11 February, marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021 as well as the final day in Porterhouse’s countdown to this event. UNESCO data from 2014 to 2016 tell us that only around 30% of female students in higher education study STEM-related subjects, with women representing less than a third …

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World Day of the Sick: Care for the whole person

  For the past year, the world has been living under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many of us in developed countries, the disease has affected our lives (if not by losing loved ones, then as a result of lockdown restrictions), while for huge numbers of people in developing countries, COVID-19 has added …

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Sharing the career timeline of one of Porterhouse’s most senior women – Erica Cave

  Today marks the sixth day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held on 11 February 2021. Today, we are sharing the career timeline of our Associate Scientific Services Director, Erica Cave. The aim of providing you with Erica’s career timeline is to increase the transparency of how …

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Sharing the career timeline of one of Porterhouse’s senior women – Alison Washer

  Today marks the fifth day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held on 11 February 2021. In today’s material, we will be providing you with the career timeline of one of our more senior women, Porterhouse’s very own Alison Washer, Group Director, Client Services. The aim of …

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Juggling parenthood with remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic

  Today marks the fourth day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2021. In this article, we will be discussing how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the working parents in our industry and what we can do to lessen the struggles they may be …

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Celebrating gender diversity in the healthcare communications industry

  Today marks the second day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2021. In this article, we will be celebrating the prominence of women in the healthcare communications industry and will discuss the many benefits of gender diversity in the workplace. Gender diversity in healthcare …

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