Archive for 'News'
Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by Tom Hall.
We’ve moved. We’ve grown. Our philosophy is the same: Happy clients + happy team = great work. We look forward to welcoming you to our new home on Hatton Garden. You can find us at Wren House, 43 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8EL, UK. Please give us a call and speak to one of the [...]
Posted on 20. Mar, 2013 by Emma.
I returned home to my native Yorkshire at the weekend and on the mat as I entered the house I was greeted with ‘Your East Riding’, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s quarterly update magazine. Now, I have to confess that I would normally ignore this type of magazine. Updates on recycling collection days and [...]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2013 by AnyNoise.
The UK is officially the ‘fat man of Europe’. Not surprising as barely a day goes by without a story about Britain’s obesity crisis or a TV documentary about a child that weighs as much as a small car. However, despite the constant stream of health warnings, tangible solutions for the worsening obesity problem are [...]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2013 by FitnessFreak.
2012 has been a great year for Aurora with the company going from strength to strength. So to round it off, our in-house digital designer, Witor, has lovingly created a visualisation of our accolades. As well as lots of new arrivals, a successful staff investment programme and a 7th birthday party, there was of course [...]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by musicman.
After months of toing and froing, creating new health organisations, shadow working and streamlining, the new commissioning model in the NHS will officially start from April 2013. Many will argue that it has already started, with new leaders in the NHS trying to stamp their authority as early as possible. The new commissioning structure will, [...]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2012 by Ze Frollein.
It’s not quite time for the Oscars yet, however, we are delighted to roll out the red carpet for the refreshed Aurora branding. Following a year that saw Aurora evolve and grow, win some of the most prestigious industry awards and work with industry-leading clients, it was time to also give our company brand a [...]
Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by DramaQueen.
This summer, Aurora scored double gold at Communiqué, for both Small Independent Consultancy of the Year and Excellence in UK Media Relations for our work with Novartis. Then came last month’s win at the PM Society Digital Awards, where an app we created for Janssen scooped the Craft Award for Gamification. Just this week, Aurora’s [...]
Posted on 08. Nov, 2012 by balletfanatic.
Like many others my commute is the perfect time to catch-up on the news and last week I read about a new app, Summly created by a 17-year old. I thought this might be the solution to getting all the news quickly without eating up my data allowance. I already had Google Currents but like [...]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by musicman.
After his appointment as Health Secretary in September, Mr Hunt said his new job would be a ‘huge task’, he was ‘extremely honoured’ and it was ‘the biggest privilege of his life’. It was seen as the biggest change in the cabinet reshuffle and raised eyebrows at the time for reasons we are all well [...]
Posted on 06. Nov, 2012 by DiscoDave.
Are you one of the 190,000 people in the UK who are suffering from a migraine today? If so, you probably aren’t reading this, but I’m sure you will tomorrow when you’ve recovered. For those of you who don’t know, migraine is a condition of recurring headaches that may be linked with other symptoms, such [...]
Posted on 05. Oct, 2012 by Rebecca Crouch.
In celebration of innovations in digital communications across healthcare and life sciences, last night the Aurora team wowed judges at the PM Society Digital Media Awards for their original use of gamification in Sorted: The daily organiser. Hailed by the judges as “the best example of pure gamification we have seen”, the task-setting app was [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by Theatre buff.
Following our success scooping two Communiqué awards back in July, we are delighted to be on the shortlists for three more awards – all of which are for agencies from all industry sectors. At the PR Week Awards in October, Aurora is a finalist for the Specialist Consultancy of the Year award and at the [...]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by chiantichiara.
So, David Cameron has stuck to his word and is undertaking a major reshuffle of his Cabinet. As I write, not all the moving and shaking has been completed, but the post that interests us the most at Aurora Towers has been addressed – Andrew Lansley has been replaced by Jeremy Hunt as the new [...]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by admin.
After seven years of frantic planning and a complete transformation of our fair City, that ‘really big event’ has finally kicked off and London is in a state of heightened excitement. Health however, remains big news, as the financial situation of the NHS remains at the top of this month’s healthcare agenda. Worrying headlines about [...]
Posted on 25. Jul, 2012 by PR Mum.
With just one day to go to the Olympics and 34 days to go to the Paralympics, London is gearing up for the additional 800,000 people that will be visiting each day, alongside 22,000 media and 17,800 athletes. With the population of London already peaking at around eight million, the city’s resources will be tested [...]
Posted on 11. Jul, 2012 by Rebecca Crouch.
We are delighted to announce that Aurora has won two prestigious awards at Communiqué 2012, the highly respected awards to recognise and commend excellence and best practice in healthcare communications. Aurora impressed with its media relations expertise and won the Excellence in UK Media Relations Award on behalf of Novartis Pharmaceuticals for the launch of fingolimod (Gilenya) – the world’s [...]
Posted on 22. Jun, 2012 by DiscoDave.
This week, it was revealed that Jack Osbourne, son of Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), a complex neurological condition that affects 100,000 people in the UK. We know that when a celebrity is diagnosed with a health condition it can give rise to a surge in people visiting their [...]