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VCCP Health takes lead at PM Society Awards

London agency narrowly edges past Langland, Saatchi & Saatchi Health and Woolley Pau Gyro

Teva Copaxone Cycling advert VCCP Health
A Copaxone advert from one of VCCP's winning campaigns for Teva

VCCP Health narrowly edged past the competition at the PM Society Advertising Awards on Friday, thanks to its work on Teva's multiple sclerosis blockbuster Copaxone.

The London-based advertising agency picked up the Secondary Care Campaign, International Core Campaign and Secondary Care Advertisement awards at 2013 Awards.

“We were absolutely delighted with our wins,” VCCP Health's managing director Paul Phillips told PMLiVE, adding: “It was great that our clients from Teva were over from Holland to enjoy the event.”

VCCP's haul of three awards just put it ahead of Langland, Saatchi & Saatchi Health and Woolley Pau Gyro, which each celebrated two wins at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on Friday.

There were prizes for work for AbbVie and IDIS for Langland; Becton, Dickinson & Company and AstraZeneca for Saatchi & Saatchi Health; and Teva Europe and Napp for Woolley Pau Gyro.

The Awards, now in their 28th year, saw a broader than usual spread of winners, with the 19 prizes shared between 15 agencies.

Neil Smith, PM Society Advertising Awards chairman and head of creative copy at Solaris Health, said: “More than just a ceremony, the PM Society Advertising Awards remains the only opportunity, annually, to see the best of the best in this key aspect of marketing communications, with the entrants' exhibition and categories judged by peers, industry and healthcare professionals.”

PM Society Advertising Awards 2013 - winners

Craft Award for Detailing Aid
Infanrix hexa for GSK by Havas Life Medicom

Craft Award for Brand Communications
Teva Respiratory for Teva Europe by Woolley Pau Gyro

Craft Award for Healthcare Professional Direct Mail
Humira for AbbVie by Langland

Target Award for Professional Direct Mail
Aveeno (Spring) for Johnson & Johnson by Concentric Advertising London

Craft Award for Digital Interactive
Onglyza for Bristol-Myers Squibb/AstraZeneca Alliance by Ogilvy DigitalHealth

Craft Award for Film & Animation
Erbitux for Merck Serono by McCann Health

Craft Award for Digital Sales Aid
Safety Products & Services for Becton, Dickinson & Company by Saatchi & Saatchi Health

Craft Award for Digital Campaign
Incivo for Janssen by Havas Lynx

Craft Award for Secondary Care Campaign
Copaxone for Teva by VCCP Health

Craft Award for Primary Care Campaign
Calcichew D3 Forte/Caplet for Takeda by Swordfish Advertising

Craft Award for Patient Information Campaign
The trouble with dragons for Shire Pharmaceuticals by McCann Manchester

Craft Award for International Core Campaign
Copaxone for Teva by VCCP Health

Service Industry Award
LUTS Video by Open LEC

Geoff Brook Innovation Award
Lung Clock for Quit by Frontera London

Craft Award for Secondary Care Advertisement
Copaxone (Hiking) for Teva by VCCP Health

Target Award for Secondary Care Advertisement
DigiFab for BTG by Cherry

Craft Award for Journal Advertisement Campaign
Crestor for AstraZeneca by Saatchi & Saatchi Health (Joint Winner)
I did this with Idis for Idis by Langland (Joint Winner)

Craft Award for Primary Care Advertisement
BuTrans Buprenorphine Matrix Patch for Napp by Woolley Pau Gyro

Target Award for Primary Care Advertisement
Let's Talk Flu (Nurse) for Sanofi Pasteur MSD by Bedgebury Communications

Article by
Dominic Tyer

3rd February 2014

From: Marketing



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