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


The Virgo story

Our human touch makes all the difference to your healthcare programme

Thirteen 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 London, New York and China. Through our partner Golin’s network, we can support clients in over 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 team works across four core divisions and is supported by The Pharmacy, which comprises our experts in creativity and design, digital and social and meetings.

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.


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


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


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

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Our innovation hub generates solutions and products that make a meaningful every day difference to patients, healthcare professionals and the pharmaceutical industry.


Our creative studio houses experts in creativity and design, digital and social, and meetings. Our Pharmacy team use their expertise to develop bolder, braver content that captures the attention of our clients’ audiences.


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

Find out more about Golin Health


Global elite


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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We're a 'Great Place to Work'

We rank number 14 in the top 50 medium sized organisations to work for in the UK (based on staff feedback). That’s our sixth consecutive year in the top 50.

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We mean what we say:
“We put our people first and foremost. We’re constantly supporting and investing in them and their individual development. It’s our top priority.”