Welcome to Virgo Health

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Healthcare is an industry with people at its heart. And everything we do through communication is about helping people make better decisions about health and wellbeing. That’s why “Being Human” is so important.

Being Human means communicating in a personalised and authentic way. It means recognising what people really think, believe and do. It means understanding our clients and audiences as individuals. It means working together with conviction, integrity and passion to do an outstanding job that achieves exceptional results.

All our work is about being real, being relevant and above all… Being Human.

Find out more about Being Human

“On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.”  

 George Orwell, All Art is Propaganda: Critical Essays

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The Virgo story

Our human touch makes all the difference to your healthcare programme

Twelve years in business. Big name and specialist clients. Creative, impactful communications. Award-winning teams and campaigns.
80+ staff and we’re still growing a business we love, built on exceptional people.

We’re healthcare specialists with some of the best skills, experience and knowledge in the industry.
We bring our passion for excellence from both client and agency backgrounds.

Our UK HQ is in Richmond, London, with offices in New York and China. Through our partner Golin’s network,
we can support clients in 50 worldwide markets.

Originally founded by respected industry experts, Sarah Matthew and Angie Wiles, Virgo Health is now led by Managing Director, Ondine Whittington, and a leadership team which collectively has over a century of diverse health communications experience.

Being Human in practice

Being the best we can humanly be and doing the most we can humanly do

Our Virgo vision is to deliver a truly personal service where the exceptional is always the rule. Our mission is to constantly raise the bar in healthcare communications.

As a genuinely values-driven, people-centric business, committed to putting our clients and our team first, we have long understood the need to put humans at the centre of everything we do.

We take the greatest pride in delivering human insight-driven, ground-breaking and award-winning health communications that make a real difference.

Our teams work across three core divisions and are supported by our in-house creative and digital teams. We have also recently launched egg, our healthcare innovation hub.

We’re organised around what our clients need. We nurture our people’s expertise and pride ourselves on deep knowledge and creativity in every one of these areas.

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Prescription PR and policy communications, corporate reputation, digital and internal communications for corporate and niche health industry clients.

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Specialist consumer health PR services for high street health and wellbeing brands.

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Tailored content to educate and inform healthcare professionals using a range of communication channels.

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Our in-house creative team brings our real and relevant human stories to life through digital, art direction, video and graphic design.

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Powerful digital thinking, campaign development and execution. We help you share remarkable, multi-format content using the channels people love.

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We create products that make a meaningful every day difference to patients, healthcare professionals and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Golin Health is a dedicated, healthcare communications team within our sister agency, Golin

Find out more about Golin Health

 

Global elite

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We’re proud to have been named 2015 EMEA Healthcare Consultancy of the Year. It matters to us because our submission was all about Being Human. Would the judges get it? Yes they did! They said our approach was “a transformation of Virgo’s offer to help it keep pace with the fundamental changes in their clients’ operating environments. [It] recognises the ways in which pharma businesses now face increased scrutiny and reputational challenges, and require less in the way of pharma brand PR versus communicating innovative, high-value medicines to an increasingly savvy and cynical audience.

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