WA Health healthcare public affairs and communications experts

WA Health combines specialist insight with imaginative solutions to tackle the major issues in healthcare today. We excel at targeted campaigns that make sure our clients influence the agenda, nationally and locally.

Our team is creative, flexible and experienced at delivering tailored programmes informed by our deep knowledge of the health, NHS, care, medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors.

With backgrounds in politics, government, charities, PR and the NHS, our consultants have the breadth of expertise to create innovative public affairs and communications strategies in a complex, ever-changing healthcare environment.

WA Health provides a comprehensive suite of healthcare public affairs and communications services:

Engagement

  • Healthcare campaigns
  • Public affairs and government relations
  • Market access programmes
  • Stakeholder relations

Research and Insight

  • Health policy analysis and insight
  • Understanding public and patient opinion
  • Data analysis and digital insight
  • Positioning and message development

Communications

  • Media relations and PR support
  • Crisis communications and media training
  • Press office and social media management
  • Internal communications

Advisory

  • Strategic counsel
  • Reputation management
  • Thought leadership
  • Coalition secretariats

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“It is hard to think of an industry of greater strategic importance to Britain than its pharmaceutical industry”. These were Theresa May’s words on the Prime Ministerial campaign trail in July 2016, and they were echoed last week in a leaked government document listing pharma as a high priority industry in the wake of Brexit.Read more

Adult social care – finding the opportunity amidst the risk

2016 was a year of surprises, not least for the British Government. With unprecedented international political challenges in the form of Brexit and Trump, it is perhaps inevitable that domestic policies have taken a back seat. Adult social care is a prime example. Playing second fiddle not only to Brexit but also, historically, the NHS,Read more

Workforce woes? Political risk and the UK labour market

Something of a political football during both 2015’s general election campaign and this year’s EU referendum, immigration has become a red line for government. In seeking to boost her Brexit credentials and win political ground from Labour and UKIP (despite having failed to reduce net migration during her six-year stint as Home Secretary) Theresa MayRead more

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