PRWeek Healthcare & Pharma Comms Awards


The PRWeek UK Healthcare & Pharma Comms Awards entries are now open!

The PRWeek UK Healthcare & Pharma Comms Awards are an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the best campaigns, projects, agencies, in-house teams and individuals across healthcare and pharmaceutical communications. It recognises the growing importance of this comms specialism.

 This specialism has grown in stature and importance in recent times, particularly during the coronavirus crisis and post-EU Referendum, which have caused huge comms challenges. The rise of ESG (environmental, social and governance) activities and 'purpose' marketing has also put greater emphasis on organisations to hone their messages.

Winning a PRWeek Healthcare & Pharma Comms Award makes you stand out in the busy PR industry.


We have updated the categories for 2022 - What will you enter?

Campaign / Project Categories

Best healthcare product launch

Best pharmaceutical product launch (non-OTC)

Best healthcare/pharma crisis comms response - NEW

Best public health awareness campaign

Best use of content in a healthcare/pharma campaign

Best use of media relations in a healthcare/pharma campaign

Best use of public affairs in a healthcare/pharma campaign

Best use of social media and/or influencers in a healthcare/pharma campaign

Individual Categories

Best healthcare/pharma comms professional (agency)

Healthcare/pharma comms newcomer of the year

Best healthcare/pharma comms professional (in-house)

Team / Agency Categories

Best agency healthcare/pharma comms practice

Best healthcare/pharma comms agency

Best healthcare/pharma in-house comms team

Best pharmaceutical product launch (OTC)

Best Healthcare Agency of the Year - NEW

Key Information

Key Dates

Early Bird Deadline: 22 September 

Standard Deadline:  13 October 

Entry Fees

Early Bird Rate: £350

Standard Rate:  £450 

Why Enter the PRWeek Global Awards

What is on offer?

Impress your specialist clients 
Being the only Awards focussed on these three specialist disciplines, winning a PRWeek Pharma Comms Award highlights your dedication and ingenuity in these distinct sectors. With the ever increasing need for collaboration across these areas, prove to your clients that you are at the forefront of innovation and forward thinking in this challenging climate.

Attract new prospects
Being able to classify yourselves as an award winning company is invaluable. Even more so when the client relates to one of these three sectors, tailoring your award winning work to their interests and proving how excellent you are at what you do. Everyone wants to work with a winner!

Share your work with the world 
Benefit from global exposure for your projects on PRWeek and on the awards website

Give credibility 
To your promotion campaigns - PRWeek is the world’s leading PR and Communications publication. Being crowned a winner will give you access to exclusive marketing collateral to associate your PR and campaigns with a brand that is a universally recognisable symbol of excellence and quality.

Benchmark yourself 
Against the best - Being a specialist awards, you know that you’ll be going up against those who share the same space and have the same intimate knowledge of this industry sector. Prove that you’re the best at what you do in your chosen discipline.

Motivate your team 
In the current climate, it is now more important than ever to focus on the positives on what your teams have been doing to combat an unprecedented challenge. Showcase and champion the astounding achievements and raise morale!

An elite panel of judges chosen by the PRWeek editor will be responsible for reviewing and scoring each entry submitted. These judges include senior event professionals from agencies, in-house planners and associations. Judges will be chosen because of their professional and wide-ranging level of expertise.  If you would like to be considered for part of the 2021 judging panel, please submit your nomination.