We’re an award-winning healthcare communications agency.
We combine our years of experience in global consumer brands with specialised healthcare writers, academics and film-makers.
Together, we help clients distil complex benefits into simple life truths and deliver these through bold creative experiences.
This gives brands clearer territory to inspire their audiences.
Put simply, we bring science to life.
We work across all sectors of healthcare communications – from prescription-only medicines to OTC brands and medical devices. We support all channels - from video and print to patient education and digital communications – for all stages of a product’s life-cycle. Our credentials cover a wide range of clinical areas including: Cardiovascular / Dental / Dermatology / Endocrinology / Gastroenterology / Haematology / Hepatic / Immune system / Infectious disease / Neurology / Oncology and Osteology
Marketing brand strategy
We have helped our clients with a range of challenges; from writing an ownable brand positioning, to helping create a clearly defined range with stand out materials to support a new launch.
TV & Film production
Whatever the challenge we can create a world-class video or commercial to solve it. From TV commercials to sales aid demos we have the expertise necessary to create an engaging and watchable story.
We can create an app from scratch or create the content to fit an existing app. We can tailor the content to your audience - from patient to clinician or student to colleague.
Mode of Action animation
Our award winning animation team has worked across most therapeutic categories. Each animation has helped our client stand out from the crowd; one animation even eared our client a standing ovation.
The right message, delivered to the right person in the right way. Transforming complex data into simple, compelling messages. Those are our guiding philosophies no matter the brand, product or company.
We work across all sectors of healthcare communications – from prescription-only medicines to OTC brands and medical devices.
We support all channels - from video and print to patient education and digital communications – for all stages of a product’s life-cycle.
Our credentials cover a wide range of clinical areas including: Cardiovascular / Dental / Dermatology / Endocrinology / Gastroenterology / Haematology / Hepatic / Immune system / Infectious disease / Neurology / Oncology and Osteology
Rick Rowley – Managing Director
MBA, former member of the Executive Board of Saatchi & Saatchi and founding Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Health, which became the number three healthcare agency in Europe.
Rick founded Beaconbrands in 2001.
Fiona Day – Client Services Director
A BSc in physiology, Fiona has been part of the Beaconbrands Health client service team for eight years, directing video and animation projects for Omega Pharma, Nestlé Purina and Lundbeck.
Kingsley Roberts – Planning Director
Graduating in Advertising in the mid 1990s, before moving into integrated marketing, Kingsley worked for agencies such as Bates 141, The Marketing Store Worldwide, and EURO RSCG. He directed multinational campaigns for BAT, Heineken, Diageo, Gillette and Roche.
Annick Moon – Medical Writing Director
PhD/post-docs in physiology with 10+ years providing communications consultancy to pharmaceutical companies from positioning and messaging to copywriting and script development. She is experienced in all major therapeutic areas.
Nigel Minchin – Head of Digital
With a PhD in Astrophysics and over 10 years of experience in digital strategy, development and Search Marketing, Nigel has worked for several blue-chip companies and delivered successful digital projects for clients in the public, charity, education and commercial sectors.
Laura Dunmow – Design Director
With many years brand design experience, Laura specialises in packaging that delivers across international platforms for major blue-chip brands. She’s worked for major agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi and was a founder member of a successful London design agency with clients including Nestle Purina, Merck and Mars – to name a few!
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