Who are the winners this year? Communique Awards, PMEA Awards, Cannes Lions Health Awards and IPA Effectiveness Awards 2014

Here is a summary of the winners for the Communique Awards, PMEA Awards, Cannes Lions Health Awards and IPA Effectiveness Awards for 2014. Congratulations to all the winners.ners of on of the Healthcare Marketing Awards 2014

Communiqué Awards 2014

Award Sponsored by Won
Excellence in Communication of Survey or Market Research Data  Rock Medical Communications

States of Mind: Improving mental health in the HIV community

by Virgo Health for Janssen and Positively UK

The LionsDen Award for Writing Excellence – Healthcare Professionals  LionsDen

Getting Straight to the Point

by Biosector2 for Novo Nordisk

Excellence in Communications via Meetings  Strategen

‘Back Pain Seminars’ – UK meetings for healthcare professionals treating chronic back pain

by dna Medical Communications for AbbVie

Excellence in Professional Education Programmes  Bedrock Solid Medical Communications

Arena for Immunology

by Lucid for AbbVie

The Say Communications Award for Excellence in Product Communications  Say

Clarity and Responsibility: The introduction of a new treatment option for alcohol dependence in the UK

by Clark Health Communications for Lundbeck

Excellence in Communications – Payers/Policymakers  Clark Health Communications

Securing opt-out hepatitis C testing in all prisons in England

by The Hepatitis C Trust with Principle Consulting

Excellence in Public Health Communications  Hayward Medical Communications

National Blood Week 2013: Know blood give blood

by The Red Consultancy for NHS Blood and Transplant

The Astellas Award for Excellence in Patient Programmes  Astellas

Treat Yourself Better Without Antibiotics

by Red Door Communications for the Proprietary Association of Great Britain and Pharmacy Voice

Excellence in Media Relations  Liberation Communications

National Blood Week 2013: Know blood give blood

by The Red Consultancy for NHS Blood and Transplant

Excellence in Digital Communications  Red Door Communications

A global first in healthcare social media: #ChatAFib TweetChat programme

by Ogilvy HealthPR for Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH

Excellence in Integrated Digital Communications  Hamell

Driving conversion by helping people smile with confidence

by Align Technology BV

Excellence in Healthcare Collaboration and Partnerships  Real Science

Treat Yourself Better Without Antibiotics

by Red Door Communications for the Proprietary Association of Great Britain and Pharmacy Voice

The Ogilvy Healthworld Award for Excellence in Corporate Communications  Ogilvy Healthworld

The Astellas Innovation Debate

by Astellas Pharma Europe

Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility or Not for Profit / Pro Bono Programmes  Abpi

Around the Kitchen Table

by Tonic Life Communications for Eisai

The Judges’ Special Award for Innovation in Healthcare Communications  inVentiv Health Communications

Decisions in Time

by emotive for Novo Nordisk

Communiqué Communications Consultancy of the Year  Meet


Communiqué Specialist Consultancy of the Year  Ruder Finn UK

DJM Digital Solutions

Communiqué Medical Education Consultancy of the Year  Packer Forbes


Communiqué Small Consultancy or Health Team of the Year  Mhp Health

Liberation Communications

The Pegasus Award for In-House Team of the Year  Pegasus

Striving for excellence in a sea of change

Roche Products


PMEA Awards 2014

Award Sponsored by Won
Excellence in Patient Focus  Celgene

Young people’s community worker pilot evaluation

CLIC Sargent

Excellence in Customer Focus – Physicians/Healthcare Professionals  Elsevier Pharma Solutions

DERM Connect: Changing the way the dermatology community interacts with their patients on a global scale

AbbVie with support from Lucid

Excellence in Health Improvement and Education  Bedrock Solid Medical Communications

European HIV testing week

HIV in Europe with support from Packer Forbes Communications

Excellence in Healthcare Collaboration and Partnerships  Hayward Medical Communications

Leicester City TotalCare COPD Service

Spirit Healthcare Ltd

Excellence in Health Outcomes (New for 2014)  LionsDen

The Global Respiratory Infection Partnership (GRIP): More action, less resistance

RB with support from Cello Health

The Cello Health Award for Launch Excellence  Cello Health

EYLEA®: Making time for what matters

Bayer with support from Langland and Liberation Communications

Excellence in Portfolio/Franchise Management 

HIV franchise management in EMEA

Janssen with support from Health4Brands London

Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs  Imnovid

IMNOVID® for multiple myeloma


Excellence in Brand Revitalisation  STEM

COPAXONE – reigniting the spark

Teva Pharmaceuticals Europe with support from VCCP Health

Excellence via Digital/Social Media  Binley’s

Decisions in Time

Novo Nordisk with support from emotive

Excellence in the use of Customer Insight/Analytics (New for 2014) 

Project RISE (Reduction in Shortrunner Exercise)


Excellence in Business Capability Development 


AstraZeneca with support from Ashfield Insight & Performance

The Judges’ Special Award for Innovation  PME Pharmaceutical Market Europe

HaemophiliaLIVE 2013

Novo Nordisk UK with support from Bedrock Healthcare Communications

The ABPI award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility  Abpi

Around the kitchen table

Eisai with support from Tonic Life Communications

Company of the Year  Elsevier Pharma Solutions



Cannes Lions Health Awards 2014

Out of the 517 entries from 35 countries the Windsor, UK-based advertising agency Langland led the pharma field at the Lions Health awards in Cannes, taking home three gold and three silver trophies.  Here is the table of results for UK entrants.

Award Name of Campaign Product and Company Entrant Agency
Gold Campaign ToothbrushShampooTea Sativex – Bayer Langland
Silver See the difference Erbitux – Merck Serono McCann Health
Silver The boy I used to know Education surrounding schizophrenia – Takeda Real Science Communications
Silver Idis Idis – Idis Maps Langland
Silver Campaign Sarah’s StoryYang’s Story Idis – Idis Maps Langland
Bronze Idis Interactive website Idid – Idis Maps Langland
Bronze GSK Olympics anti-doping GSK TWBA Paling Walters

Here is the full list of 2014 winners:


IPA Effectiveness Awards 2014
Grey London picked up the Effectiveness Company of the Year Award. Their outstanding creative thinking and hard work can be seen throughout their 4 winning campaigns:

  • Gold – “You’ve been Vinnied” campaign for the British Heart Foundation.
  • Gold Best Multi-Market – Only, Danish fashion brand.
  • Bronze – Fairy Liquid for Procter & Gamble.
  • Bronze – Sensodyne Pronamel for GSK.

Other awards included Team Darwin winning Gold for Best Small Budget with their Pancreatic Cancer Action campaign. And several Bronze Awards to agencies with healthcare divisions went to:

  • Ogilvy & Mather London for the Expedia campaign and the Milo campaign
  • Havas Media for the EDF Energy campaign
  • Publicis London for the Garnier campaign
  • Saatchi & Saatchi for the Mattessons/Fridge Raiders campaign

For a more comprehensive summary of the IPA Effectiveness Awards, please go to:  http://www.samsmall.co.uk/ipa-effectiveness-awards-2014-a-summary-from-a-healthcare-agency-point-of-view/

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