PLMR Healthcomms brings in Pharma expertise to support burgeoning practice

Health and Social Care specialist agency PLMR Healthcomms has added to their growing pharmaceutical offering by bringing in Associate Director Tom Doughty, who returns to the firm, having left two years ago. Joining the team from another agency, Doughty brings a wealth of experience to the team, particularly within the pharmaceutical space.

With clients including pharmaceutical giant Moderna; Association of British HealthTech Industries, the Trade Body for medtech and healthtech in the UK; and big corporates like Medtronic and Becton Dickinson, PLMR Healthcomms specialises in support in public affairs, strategic engagement and market access.

Now part of the PLMR Group, PLMR Healthcomms (formerly Healthcomms Consulting) is a rapidly growing firm. PLMR now sits within the Top 50 of UK agencies in the PR Week Top 50 rankings, with their health and care team sitting 22nd in the Healthcare rankings.

This new hire adds to recent additions to their Strategic Council, with Noel Gordon, former Chair of NHS Digital joining the team to support on its Digital Health offer, as well as its wider client base.

The recent Digital Health and pharmaceutical growth adds further expertise to the firm, which has extensive market access, medical technology and health technology credentials, and a growing life sciences and Social Care offering.


Speaking about their most recent hire, Sara Bristow, Board Director and Head of PLMR Healthcomms said,

“It is wonderful to welcome Tom back to the PLMR Healthcomms team. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the pharmaceutical world, having developed his expertise over the past few years. Tom left the agency two years ago, and we are delighted to welcome him back at a pivotal time for the PLMR Healthcomms team, and the wider PLMR group.”


Tom Doughty, Associate Director, PLMR Healthcomms said,

“I am delighted to be coming back to the PLMR Healthcomms team. I loved my time here previously, and am looking forward to re-joining the team and providing some strategic guidance for our pharmaceutical clients, as well as our broader client base.

“Re-joining PLMR Healthcomms was an easy decision for me. It’s a growing firm, now within the PLMR Group, and has some wonderful clients who I am looking forward to working with. It will also be great to join the Leadership Team here, and work with some of my old colleagues to deliver for our clients and support the NHS to improve patient outcomes across the country.”

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