PMLiVE Top 40 Creative Healthcare Agencies



Spink Health


At Spink, we challenge the status quo to create campaigns that deliver tangible change to health and social care. Established for over 30 years, we've broken down boundaries and created game changing campaigns across the globe.

  • Agency description
  • At Spink, we’ve been delivering health changing communications for over 30 years. Our relevant and influential campaigns have engaged with clinicians and consumers, patients and policy makers, clinicians and stakeholders and delivered tangible improvements in health and social care across the globe.

    With three decades of experience, we understand the triggers for change. The power of patient, celebrity and influencer advocates.The impact of research, science and real-world data. That purchases are increasingly online with Amazon set to dominate the digital wellbeing space.  We understand the ever increasing influence of consumers and patients, the constantly changing communications landscape and the increasingly influential and relevant role that our campaigns can play

    As an independent, boutique consultancy, Spink is nimble, flexible and quick to respond yet has the muscle to create and deliver game changing campaigns that challenge the status quo. Based in the UK, clients are global and as a member of the Argon Global Healthcare network Spink has access to the best in the business and like-minded specialists on every continent enabling our global campaigns to be localised and relevant.

    Spink’s in-house political team are regularly seen at Westminster and Brussels where we adopt the same dynamic approach to driving tangible change. In 12 months Spink campaigns have helped secure an additional £75 million of government funding for the treatment of prostate cancer, changed national policy on indoor air quality and influenced an EU vote to ban single use plastics.

    Working with our medical society clients, including United European Gastroenterology (UEG), European Neurological Association (ENA) European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), Spink is privileged to work with innovators, researchers and leading clinicians spanning wide-ranging sectors and disease areas.

    Winning awards for innovation, advocacy, media, digital and public affairs spanning clients in the public, not for profit, pharma and OTC sectors highlights the expanse of our wide-ranging experience and expertise working with new start-ups and global players.

    Long-standing members of the PAGB and PM Society, Spink holds the PRCA Communications Management Standard (CMS), the hallmark of PR excellence and recognition that Spink adopts best practices in all areas of the organisation.  Results of our annual client satisfaction surveys further highlight our commitment to service which is at the heart of everything we do.

    At Spink we do things differently, we influence people’s decisions for good, we are proud to create health changing communications.

    If you are looking to do things differently, get in touch.  Email, call us on 01444 811099 or visit

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  • 2019 Agency Data
  • 2018 awards
    Total staff
    10-25 staff
    Billings from UK creative healthcare work
    Healthcare staff
    10-20 staff
    Total agency billings
    Agency age
    Over 30 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 Spink Health. 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.

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  • Awards
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing Effectiveness Awards Winner 2018
    2019 Awards:
    Finalists PR Week Global, Sabre, CIPR, PR Week Campaigns for Good, Winner CIPR Public Affairs.
    Communications Agency of the Year at the Third Sector (charity) awards, September 2019

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