Why join

We believe that professional communicators in the health and medical industry should consider joining the CIPR and the Health and Medical Group for many reasons.

The CIPR is the only professional body for the PR industry with a royal charter. This gives members an unparalleled credibility both within the profession and outside it. The CIPR is highly respected and well resourced. Moreover, its members have a wealth of multi faceted experience from years in the profession at all levels and all disciplines that new members can benefit from.

The CIPR has a dedicated training department which offers training and education in every imaginable area of PR, from short-but-sweet breakfast briefings to degree-level qualifications. The CIPR also has a world-leading Continuing Professional Development scheme which enables members to attain accredited status and to develop and add to their existing PR skills and experience including the Chartered Practitioner programme.

What we require

We are looking for PR professionals from every facet of the healthcare industry, whether that be NHS, private healthcare, health insurance, the pharmaceutical industry, PR agencies, patient organisations or government to get involved in the Group's activities and help us grow our network and increase our profile within the industry.