Advocate is the leading strategic advisor and public affairs
consultancy in the UK healthcare sector with a focus on rare conditions
with high, unmet medical need and specialised technologies.

Providing political leverage
in areas of high unmet need.

Advocate is the leading strategic advisor and public affairs
consultancy in the UK healthcare sector with a focus on rare conditions
with high, unmet medical need and specialised technologies.

Helping to bring new treatments to market.

Advocate is the leading strategic advisor and public affairs
consultancy in the UK healthcare sector with a focus on rare conditions
with high, unmet medical need and specialised technologies.

Redefining relationships.

Advocate is the leading strategic advisor and public affairs
consultancy in the UK healthcare sector with a focus on rare conditions
with high, unmet medical need and specialised technologies.

Redefining Relationships

In an increasing complex and cost conscious UK healthcare sector, the interests of patients, clinicians, the biotech industry and government policymakers often appear to be in conflict.

In the case of rare conditions with high, unmet medical need, the situation is even more extreme.

We are redefining the relationship between patients, clinicians, policymakers and the biotech industry, facilitating an informed, intelligent dialogue to ensure the needs and opinions of key stakeholders are better represented and understood.

We offer a portfolio of bespoke, integrated services that help our clients to navigate the complexities of the UK healthcare sector and align the interests of different groups.

Testimonials

Advocate really took the time to understand the disease area, how it relates to the public policy environment and what it means commercially. This thoroughness and attention to detail was also applied to subsequent advice and project implementation, which have always been of an extremely high quality.

Lynne Bannerman
Haemophilia Business Unit Manager at Bayer HealthCare

Advocate understand the need for a clear reimbursement strategy and how to translate it into effective tactics. They have consistently provided comprehensive strategic counsel and excellent stakeholder communication management which has proved critical to ensuring the successful reimbursement for our orphan medicine in the UK.

Mark Barrett
former Country Manager UK and Ireland, Alexion Pharma

Advocate has the ability to navigate clients through the complexities of the UK healthcare policy environment with a clear focus on achieving commercial objectives. Advocate is always ahead of the game and understands how to strategically position companies to become thought leaders in the space.

Natalie Douglas
Executive Chairman, Rocket Science

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Shaping the future together

Are you passionate about healthcare and politics? Do you want to make a difference to patients’ lives? Can you think strategically?

If you have a background in healthcare or public affairs with several years of industry or agency experience we are keen to hear from you. Please contact us if you want to join our team in Westminster.

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