PMLiVE Top 40 Creative Healthcare Agencies



Purple Agency


Purple is an international full-service creative healthcare marketing agency who craft compelling comms that actually work. We bring scientific knowledge and creativity together to create big, bold ideas and engaging, accessible stories so you and your brand can achieve the success you deserve.

  • Agency description
  • We believe health is a spectrum that touches all of us – from illness to wellness, intervention to prevention, human to animal. With this in mind, Purple works with a range of clients and brands to promote products that help and heal, making our health the best it can be.

    Our expertise is broad and versatile, spanning pharma, animal health, consumer health, rare disease and medical devices.

    We’re as dedicated and passionate as we are qualified, with a committed team of expert healthcare marketing specialists, strategists, writers, designers, and developers in house. Our extensive experience spans the full range of communications, including brand and product campaigns, proposition development, and digital and multichannel strategy.

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  • 2022 Agency Data
  • 2021 awards
    Total staff
    150-249 staff
    Billings from UK creative healthcare work
    Healthcare staff
    100-149 staff
    Total agency billings
    Agency age
    Between 10 and 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
  • Support Agency of the Year (finalist)
    PMEA Awards 2021

    Excellence in Engagement through Digital Channels (finalist)
    PMEA Awards 2021

    Best Content Strategy & Content Creation (winner)
    The Drum Recommends Digital Awards 2021

    Meeting and Events (Silver)
    Markify HCP Behavioural Science Award (Silver)
    PM Society Digital Awards 2021

    HCP Education, Training & Support (Bronze)
    PM Society Digital Awards 2021

    Best Health Communications Agency (winner)
    Global, Health & Pharma Awards

    Agency Digital Team (finalist)
    PM Society Digital Awards 2021

    Best Advertising Campaign (XLVets) (winner)
    VMA Awards

    Pro-bono for Charity or Patient Organisation (Bronze)
    PM Society Awards 2021
  • This may contain additional awards supplied by Purple Agency that were not included when generating this year’s T40 - please see methodology to find out which awards schemes were included.

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