Jobs and opportunitiesNews

We’re looking for an intern!

What we offer: A four-month programme.  You will get exposure to all facets of healthcare strategy, marketing and communications, you get to be involved in a fast-growing organisation at the start of a big journey. We don’t want to limit you to a fully-defined job spec, but to give you a sense of the type…

Jobs and opportunities

We’re hiring! PR Senior Account Manager

We’ve always known it, but healthcare is now officially the most interesting sector to work in. The issues we deal with every day include COVID-19; medical breakthroughs and advances across research, medicines and vaccines; the pressure to solve the health and social care workforce challenge; system integration and digital healthcare. ZPB works with the most…

Opinion

Is the working relationship between the NHS and private partners under threat?

This article was first published in HealthInvestor. Last week the National Audit Office concluded that, despite the exceptional circumstances in dealing with Covid-19, “standards of transparency” had not been “consistently met” in the way private sector contracts were awarded during the first wave of the pandemic. Independent providers of health and care services to the…

Opinion

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…