NetworkPharma.tv Webcasts

You’ll find a library of free webcasts about topics relevant to MedComms is developing at NetworkPharma.tv – some of the latest are highlighted below.

Involving the patient from protocol to publication in real-world evidence studies

In this webinar, we are joined by Emma Bagshaw, Mark Larkin and Sam Llewellyn from Vitaccess who discuss the lifecycle of creating collaborative digital patient registries and taking them through to the publications. Discussion is based on the MyRealWorld MG study, which measures the impact of myasthenia gravis on patients’ daily lives, as a case study. The panel also includes Fulvio Baggi, Director of The European Myasthenia Gravis Association (EuMGA) and member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the MyRealWorld MG study. This digital study was sponsored by argenx, and co-created with patient advocacy groups and key opinion leaders from 9 countries. The panel explores the publication output which helps give insight into the patient’s reality of living with MG. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 22 September 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

allegro.WRITE and allegro.EXCEL: accelerated training for Associate and Senior Medical Writers

In this webinar we explore how the team at Ashfield Health are now offering accelerated programmes for both entry-level and Senior Medical Writers. We’re joined by Katie Buxton (Senior Medical Writer), Andrea Cole (Business Unit Head, Ashfield MedComms), Rebecca Douglas (allegro. Programme Director) and Neil Marmont (Vice President, allegro.). And we answer questions from the audience

Recorded 15 September 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

A holistic approach to managing pressure in MedComms

In this webinar, Paul Hutchings (founder of fox&cat), and two key members of his network of independent specialist consultants, Kathy Chillistone (Independent HR Consultant) and Paul Phillips (Consultant and Trainer), highlight the difference between helpful and unhelpful types of pressure. They provide their perspective on how a deeper understanding of pressure can help us better manage the “mental health” of our medcomms businesses. Then, through a panel discussion, we consider how pressure can be harnessed to improve our service, steer training requirements, provide perspective for leadership discussions and help manage cultural wellbeing. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 14 July 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

Learning, Growing and Climbing Ladders in MedComms with Lucid Group

In this webinar we hear from Julieann Tate (Head of Learning, Talent and Development), James Hadfield (Strategy Director) and Sally Cordon-Painter (Associate Scientific Services Director) about how growth has been, and continues to be, at the heart of Lucid life. The organisation’s exponential growth has only been possible by ensuring one constant: the development of its people. Each of us across the MedComms industry has likely had first hand experience of how difficult it can be to carve out time to prioritise development for ourselves and for our teams. Join us for a discussion exploring some of the strategic initiatives that have led to ensuring Lucid continues to grow from strength to strength. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 30 June 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

Virtual Strategies to Successfully Engage KOLs

In this webinar we will be joined by Sarah Diffen (Senior Director, Client Success) and Alex Monaghan (Senior Business Partnerships) of Within3 and Michelle Marchione (Associate Director, Oncology Patient Affairs) at AstraZeneca to focus on virtual engagement strategies for medical affairs teams to maximize their engagement with physicians, patients, and other care team members. The discussion will review virtual engagement strategies in an asynchronous, overtime setting, and offer ideas and recommendations to apply to future activities. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 23 June 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

4th annual Healthcare Communications Workforce Insight Survey

In this webinar, Daniel Clifton (CEO, Paramount Recruitment) and Mike Ellingham (Marketing Consultant) review key findings from the “4th annual Healthcare Communications Workforce Insight Survey”, which was conducted in May 2021.

It covers topics such as:

* Average salaries for each main healthcare communications role in the UK
* Salary breakdowns by gender and region
* Benefits received by employees
* Expected pay rises
* What attracts candidates to roles
* What employers are looking for from candidates
* Future demands for skills.

And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 16 June 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

An exciting outlook for Medical Communications globally

The MedComms sector is thriving. If anything the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright spotlight on the need for accurate, timely scientific exchange and how MedComms specialists can play a pivotal role in facilitating that activity. In this webinar we are joined by representatives from McCann Health Medical Communications. Charlie Buckwell (Global President), Faye Daley (HR Coordinator and Lead for their Mental Health First Aiders programme), Folabomi (Bomi) Oladosu (Medical Writer and Member of their D&I Council) and Michael Stevinson (Global Head of Caudex) will reflect on the journey that MedComms has taken to where we are today and discuss current priorities and ponder future opportunities. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 09 June 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

Making the leap from agency-side to client-side in MedComms

In this webinar we are joined by a panel of experienced MedComms specialists who have worked in MedComms agencies and then moved on to work in Pharma. We hear about what life is like on the client side and what they wished they had known when working in the agencies, and we reflect on how clients and agencies can work best together. We’re joined on the panel by Ash Dunne (Associate Director Global Medical Communication, Merck KGaA), Lucy Hyatt (Director, Medical Affairs, Regional Scientific Content, MSD International) and Emma Leah (Global Medical Publications and Communications Manager, Ipsen). And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 02 June 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

Extending the reach of medical publications: working on digital enhancements in practice

In this webinar we are joined by medical writer and publications planner, Patricia Fonseca, who reviews results from her survey, “Survey on Digital Enhancements for Medical Publications Professionals”. Together with freelance specialists Sarah Feeny and Kelly Schrank, we reflect on real life experiences working on features such as infographics, plain language summaries, video/audio abstracts and more to extend the reach of publications. We discuss the challenges of developing appropriate messages and formats, seeking the necessary approvals and tracking the success or otherwise of the activities. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 26 May 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv

From clinician to payer. Making the transition from medical writing to value communications

Communicating the value of therapies to budget holders means supplementing traditional clinical data and mode of action with evidence on the economic value of therapies. But what do payers really care about? (hint: it’s not just costs). And what skills do good value communications writers need? And how can you get them? In this webinar we’ll find out what sort of projects payer value communications encompasses, and what training agencies should provide for medical writers to support a transition to value communications projects. On the panel, we’re joined by Nick Leach (Founder) and Andria Pelava (Medical Writer) at redthread | market access. And we answer questions from the audience.

Recorded 12 May 2021 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv