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What is to blame for the increased impact of COVID-19 on ethnic minorities? 

Analysis  By Alicia Bossey  Although the entire population is susceptible to the novel coronavirus, there is mounting evidence that different groups have been disproportionately  affected by it. Just yesterday, new research by EClinical Medicine found that Black people are twice as likely as white people to catch the coronavirus. The study, which analysed data from 18 million…

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ZPB Associates under pressure

By Megan Anderson, Account Director Yesterday was a big day for ZPB Associates as we kicked off our Wednesday by taking part in the finals for the PharmaTimes Communications Awards. Our five-strong dream team took on a fictional pharmaceutical brand communications challenge putting our knowledge, experience and creativity to the test. Due to obvious reasons…

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Health Investor awards – let’s hear it for communications!

Having been shortlisted for HealthInvestor’s Strategic Consultants of the Year, we find out this week if we are the winners of this coveted accolade. This is a first for us – and also for Health Investor. Health Investor and its community promote the importance of private sector firms and their contribution to improving patient care…

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What is the cost of outpatient appointments?

Face-to-face outpatient appointments require patients to take time off work, travel and organise childcare. This all has a cost to the economy. Earlier this year we sought to calculate the impact on productivity of outpatient appointments by looking at the time working people needed to take off work, and also the cost to the NHS…