PMLiVE Top 40 Creative Healthcare Agencies



Purple Agency


Purple Health are an international agency that builds communications that actually work, so that you can make the impact that you deserve to make. We work in partnership with our clients, taking their objectives and adding our true craft and absolute determination to make their imagination a reality

  • Agency description
  • Purple Health are an international Healthcare agency that builds communications that actually work.

    Unlike many other agencies here at Purple we:

    • Find a way to make things happen
    • Strive to be better than we were the day before
    • Measure our success by your success,

    So that you can make the impact that you deserve to make.

    We work in partnership with our clients, taking their objectives, and adding true craft and absolute determination to make their imagination a reality.

    Our core services fall into these three areas:

    • Creative Strategy
    • Campaign Development
    • Creative Production

    Our clients can tap into our core areas of expertise as and when they need it, and our resources can be activated where and when our clients need them so that we can always ‘make it happen’.

    Our staff stories show we believe in above average people and our client testimonials show that we DO push boundaries with our client partners, striving to make them and us better than the day before.

    Purple Health is an international agency with a strong European presence and as part of Adare International, a €300M global marketing services business, we work with some of the world’s biggest Pharmaceutical companies, supporting them across 31 countries.

    Key service areas:

    Creative Strategy

    • Marketing Strategy and planning
    • Communications Strategy and Planning
    • Research
    • Data & Insights
    • Creative Positioning
    • Conceptual Creative
    • Brand Development
    • Social listening
    • Media Planning

    Campaign Development

    • Conceptual Creative
    • Art Direction
    • Campaign Copywriting
    • Medical Copywriting
    • Illustration
    • Design
    • Content creation and distribution
    • Video and Motion Graphics
    • Event Planning and Management
    • Conferences and Events
    • Roadshows
    • Employee Engagement
    • Exhibition Booth Design
    • Event Logistics
    • SEO
    • PPC
    • Paid Social
    • Display & Mobile Media
    • E-mail marketing
    • Campaign measurement, data and analytics
    • Digital Out of Home
    • Out of Home
    • eDetail Aids / VEEVA multichannel partner*
    • Enterprise CMS Websites
    • Mobile Apps
    • Marketing Microsites
    • Media Planning & Buying


    We are a VEEVA multi-channel Partner with a dedicated team of expert in-house, marketing specialists, strategists, writers, designers and developers who recognize the true potential of Veeva as a platform to tell the wider story, so we’re more than ready for your Veeva challenge.

    Creative Production

    • Onsite Studios
    • Artwork
    • Packaging
    • Adaptation
    • Digital Execution
    • Digital Asset Management
    • Localisation
    • Translation
    • Print Production
    • Digital Production and Development
  • Social media

  • 2019 Agency Data
  • 2018 awards
    Total staff
    100-150 staff
    Billings from UK creative healthcare work
    Healthcare staff
    30-40 staff
    Total agency billings
    Agency age
    10-15 years
    Social media footprint
    Approximate percentage of advertising, branding, creative or design work in the UK healthcare market
  • This information was supplied or confirmed by Purple Agency. Bar charts are indicative only, with 100% being the maximum score allocated across all agencies. Billings from UK creative healthcare work are not a subset of total annual billings, and so may show a higher rating.

  • Ranking factors contributing to agency score
  • This chart shows the relative factors that contributed to the agency's overall ranking.

  • Awards
  • PM Society Digital Awards 2018 - Agency Digital Team (Finalist),
    PM Society Digital Awards 2018 - Internal communications (Gold),
    2018 - Digital Project Account Manager (Highly commended)

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