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Award winning healthcare PR from Palin

Here are a few awards we have picked up over the past several years…

 

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Palin Communications received the 2019 PRIME Award for “Corporate Social Responsibility” for work with BMS Australia in advocating a greater role for Australian patients in decisions about medicine reimbursement.

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Palin Communications received the 2019 PRIME Award for “Corporate Social Responsibility” for work with BMS Australia in advocating a greater role for Australian patients in decisions about medicine reimbursement.

The launch of the ‘Broadening the evidence’ report acted as the focal point for the campaign, advocating structural change to the Australian system of medicines reimbursement, with a specific focus on increasing more meaningful consumer input.
 

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Palin Communications was a finalist at the 2019 PRIME Awards for the Best PR Campaign Award for their work with AbbVie on the launch of Maviret – a new ground-breaking treatment for Hepatitis C.

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Palin Communications was a finalist at the 2019 PRIME Awards for the Best PR Campaign Award for their work with AbbVie on the launch of Maviret – a new ground-breaking treatment for Hepatitis C.

The campaign focused on the launch AbbVie’s new hepatitis C treatment in July 2018 after the PBAC recommended that it be reimbursed by the Australian government. Palin Communications highlighted the importance of the fast-acting nature of the treatment.
 

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Palin Communications received a Highly Commended at the PRIA Golden Target Awards (NSW) for “Investor Relations” for work with Painchek, giving a voice to people who cannot verbalise their pain.

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Palin Communications received a Highly Commended at the PRIA Golden Target Awards (NSW) for “Investor Relations” for work with Painchek, giving a voice to people who cannot verbalise their pain.

The campaign raised awareness about PainChek’s app built around the use of facial recognition software to help staff at residential aged care facilities to detect, measure and monitor pain through the facial analysis of a short three second video captured via their smart phone.
2019
 

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Palin Communications received a Highly Commended at the PRIA Golden Target Awards (NSW) for “Thought Leadership” for work with AbbVie and Franklin Women in increasing awareness on Wikipedia about prominent women in STEMM.

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Palin Communications received a Highly Commended at the PRIA Golden Target Awards (NSW) for “Thought Leadership” for work with AbbVie and Franklin Women in increasing awareness on Wikipedia about prominent women in STEMM.

The campaign centred around a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon held by AbbVie and Franklin Women where participants edited and added a number of profiles in order to showcase the ground-breaking contributions of Australian Women in STEMM and improve the gender bias inherent on Wikipedia.
 

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Palin Communications won “Best Consumer Campaign” in the NSW PRIA Golden Target Awards and was “Highly Commended” at the national awards for work launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia.

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Palin Communications won “Best Consumer Campaign” in the NSW PRIA Golden Target Awards and was “Highly Commended” at the national awards for work launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia.

This program sought to educate the community about the nutritional benefits of hemp foods and increase awareness of Thompson’s Hemp Seed range high-quality offering for health-conscious consumers.
 

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Palin Communications received an honourable mention in the best press event or media tour category at the PR Daily Media Relations Awards for work launching Thompson’s hemp seed range.

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Palin Communications received an honourable mention in the best press event or media tour category at the PR Daily Media Relations Awards for work launching Thompson’s hemp seed range.

This program sought to educate the community about the nutritional benefits of hemp foods and increase awareness of Thompson’s Hemp Seed range as a high quality offering for health conscious consumers.
2018
 

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Palin Communications was a “Media Relations” finalist in the PR News Health Care Communications Awards for work launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia.

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Palin Communications was a “Media Relations” finalist in the PR News Health Care Communications Awards for work launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia.

This program sought to educate the community about the nutritional benefits of hemp foods and increase awareness of Thompson’s Hemp Seed range as a high quality offering for health conscious consumers.
 

Palin Communications received the PR Daily Media Relations Award for "Best Use of Celebrity or Personality" for work with Mars Petcare ANZ on the "Keep Australia Pet Friendly" campaign with Dr Chris Brown.

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Palin Communications received the PR Daily Media Relations Award for "Best Use of Celebrity or Personality" for work with Mars Petcare ANZ on the "Keep Australia Pet Friendly" campaign with Dr Chris Brown.

This campaign aims to drive awareness of the declining pet populations in Australia and to bring together policy makers, stakeholders, academics and pet owners to advocate for a more pet-friendly nation. The campaign continues to generate stellar editorial and social success alongside a groundswell of support from community.
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2017
 

 

Palin Communications received the PRIME Award for "Best PR Campaign of the Year" for work on the GSK's "Hay Fever Help" campaign.

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Palin Communications received the PRIME Award for "Best PR Campaign of the Year" for work on the GSK's "Hay Fever Help" campaign.

This program helped educate consumers about the important role GPs can play in the management of hay fever. The integrated campaign covered earned, paid, owned and shared media and delivered outstanding results.

 

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Palin Communications was shortlisted for a CommsCon Award in the Best Use of Research and Insights category for the team's work on the “Pet Positives Score” campaign for Mars Petcare.

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Palin Communications was shortlisted for a CommsCon Award in the Best Use of Research and Insights category for the team's work on the “Pet Positives Score” campaign for Mars Petcare.

The program measured which attributes contributed to the pet-friendliness of a location and then ranked Australian cites and states based on these criteria. The aim was to drive awareness of the decreasing pet population and encourage Australia to take action to improve pet friendly places.

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Palin Communications received a Commended PRIA Golden Target Award for work promoting Comvita's Olive Leaf Extract for Heart Healthat the NSW awards.

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Palin Communications received a Commended PRIA Golden Target Award for work promoting Comvita's Olive Leaf Extract for Heart Healthat the NSW awards.

This program sought to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of Comvita's Olive Leaf Extract (OLE) in reducing cholesterol and supporting overall heart health.

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2016
 

Palin Communications was a finallist for "Best PR Campaign" for work promoting Comvita's Olive Leaf Extract for Heart Health.

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Palin Communications was a finallist for "Best PR Campaign" for work promoting Comvita's Olive Leaf Extract for Heart Health.

This program sought to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of Comvita's Olive Leaf Extract (OLE) in reducing cholesterol and supporting overall heart health.

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Palin Communications was nominated for a 2015 Asia-Pacific Excellence Award in the health category for the team's work on the“More Than Once a Night” campaign for GSK.

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Palin Communications was nominated for a 2015 Asia-Pacific Excellence Award in the health category for the team's work on the“More Than Once a Night” campaign for GSK.

The program sought to increase consumer awareness of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in older men and increase the number of men experiencing symptoms to seek treatment.

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Palin Communications received a Commended PRIA Golden Target Award for work on GSK's "More than once a night man" campaign at both the Victoria and National awards.

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Palin Communications received a Commended PRIA Golden Target Award for work on GSK's "More than once a night man" campaign at both the Victoria and National awards.

This program sought to increase consumer awareness of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in older men and increase the number of men experiencing symptoms to seek treatment.

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Palin Communications received a Commended PRIA Golden Target Award for work on Biogen's "Oceans of Hope" campaign at both the New South Wales and National awards.

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Palin Communications received a Commended PRIA Golden Target Award for work on Biogen's "Oceans of Hope" campaign at both the New South Wales and National awards.

This program leveraged Biogen's global sponsorship of the Oceans of Hope journey (the world's first circumnavigation of the globe by a crew of people with MS) to change perceptions of people affected by MS and enhance the corporate reputation of Biogen in Australia and New Zealand.

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Palin Communications received the PRIME award for "Best Health Campaign of the Year" for work on GSK's "More Than Once a Night" campaign.

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Palin Communications received the PRIME award for "Best Health Campaign of the Year" for work on GSK's "More Than Once a Night" campaign.

This program sought to increase consumer awareness of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in older men and increase the number of men experiencing symptoms to seek treatment.

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2015
 

Palin Communications was shortlisted for PRIME's Best Corporate Social Responsibility category for work on Biogen's "Oceans of Hope" campaign.

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Palin Communications was shortlisted for PRIME's Best Corporate Social Responsibility category for work on Biogen's "Oceans of Hope" campaign.

This program leveraged Biogen's global sponsorship of the Oceans of Hope journey (the world's first circumnavigation of the globe by a crew of people with MS) to change perceptions of people affected by MS and enhance the corporate reputation of Biogen in Australia and New Zealand.

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2014
 

Sabre AwardsPalin Communications was shortlisted in the pharmaceutical sector of the prestigious SABRE PR awards for managing the PR elements of the "Dr on your side" campaign for iNova.

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Sabre AwardsPalin Communications was shortlisted in the pharmaceutical sector of the prestigious SABRE PR awards for managing the PR elements of the "Dr on your side" campaign for iNova.

The campaign acted as a "call to action" for GPs to be more proactive in speaking to their patients about weight loss and also promoted GPs as the “forgotten” resource in our battle with obesity. The campaign successfully encouraged overweight Australians to talk to their GP about effective weight loss options.

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2012
 

Leading pharmaceutical industry transparency through the disclosure of payments to healthcare professionals.

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Leading pharmaceutical industry transparency through the disclosure of payments to healthcare professionals.

This program sought to facilitate major changes to the Medicines Australia Code of Conduct (The Code) while enhancing the corporate reputation of GlaxoSmithKline Australia.

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2011
 

Using PR to secure public funding for The Shepherd Centre. Australian Public Relations Institute NSW PR Golden Target Awards – Shortlisted.

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Using PR to secure public funding for The Shepherd Centre. Australian Public Relations Institute NSW PR Golden Target Awards – Shortlisted.

With elections looming at a range of levels, a campaign was implemented which highlighted the savings to the public purse that would inevitably result from helping hearing impaired children progress to mainstream schools.

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2010
 

"I Hate People Coughing on My Head" - Bisolvon. Australian Self Medication Industry - Best Public Relations Initiative.

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"I Hate People Coughing on My Head" - Bisolvon. Australian Self Medication Industry - Best Public Relations Initiative.

Australian Journal of Pharmacy Best Pharmacy PR Campaogn of the Year (Highly Commended). A high profile combination of social media engagement, media relationsion, educational video production and brand sponsorship to educate consumers on cough etiquette.

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2009
 

Palin Communications received a Commended Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Award at the NSW awards for work on the launch of the "Hearing Health" report.

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Palin Communications received a Commended Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Award at the NSW awards for work on the launch of the "Hearing Health" report.

A campaign to raise awareness about the risks to hearing health of overzealous iPod use.

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2007
 

Palin Communications received a Highly Commended Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Award at the NSW awards for work on Raising Awareness about the Adjustable Gastric Band.

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Palin Communications received a Highly Commended Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Award at the NSW awards for work on Raising Awareness about the Adjustable Gastric Band.

A combination of consumer media relations, celebrity endorsement and healthcare professional education to promote the life changing benefits of the gastric band for morbidly obese people.

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2005
 

AJP Awards

Switching DiFlucan One into Pharmacy.  Australian Journal of Pharmacy Best Pharmacy PR Campaign of the Year – Highly Commended.

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Switching DiFlucan One into Pharmacy.  Australian Journal of Pharmacy Best Pharmacy PR Campaign of the Year – Highly Commended.

A program to educate women about vaginal thrush was launched in the light of new research that showed women are both reluctant to discuss the condition with each other and resistant to new treatment approaches.

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2001
 

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Panadol: Recovery from Recall. Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Best Pharmacy PR Campaign - Highly Commended.

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Panadol: Recovery from Recall. Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Best Pharmacy PR Campaign - Highly Commended.

When GSK’s analgesics products returned to the market in mid 2000 following a recall triggered by an extortion attempt, Palin Communications PR strategy played a key role leveraging consumer trust and maximising the long term equity in the brands.

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