Posts Tagged ‘Nottingham’

PR is GREAT: New book celebrates the profession

It was my privilege to be able to contribute to Platinum, a new book published today celebrating 70 years of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations with a host of luminaries examining excellence in the profession. The fact that Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, CBI has put her name to it underlines not only the book’s…

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#Uni Days 30 years on: from 1988 to 2018

My home city, Nottingham, will visibly “lift” over the next few weeks when over 60,000 students will descend on the city with all the aspirations, anxieties and expectation of Class of ‘18 for the University and Trent. I shudder to think three decades have passed since I set off in Autumnal sunshine for University (in…

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PR award entries – five reasons to make them perfect

As summer starts to fade, thoughts will start turning to the Autumn award ceremonies. Entries are valuable investments of your time. It’s easy to dismiss them as a vanity project, or prioritise any one of the other hundred things on your to do list, but at BakerBaird we’ve found a shortlisting or winning an award…

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Remember the unsung heroes of the NHS

AS we celebrate the 70years of our national health service, our attention turns as ever to those at the frontline – the GPs, specialists, surgeons, consultants, nurses and midwives.  It is these people who are the sharp end of the critical moments in our lives – the passing of loved ones, the critical diagnosis and…

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#Hospital -brave, powerful, necessary

If a sign of a well-made television programme is its ability to evoke emotions in its audience, then BBC2’s Hospital certainly hit the mark. From joy to despair, frustration to elation, the documentary showcased the realities of life in a large NHS hospital in a way that we could all relate to. Whether it was…

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Experienced NHS communicator added to BakerBaird team

Sarah Matthews

BakerBaird, a strategic communications and public affairs agency based in Nottingham has added to its roster of staff by bringing in an experienced NHS communicator and former journalist. Sarah Matthews was news editor at the Nottingham Post, before spending several years working in NHS communications for Nottingham University Hospitals. She was responsible for both internal…

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BakerBaird: two countries, two awards

Stuart Baird at awards ceremony

BakerBaird Communications scooped two awards at this year’s prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide ceremonies, one in the Midlands and one north of the border in Scotland. Stuart Baird won Gold as the Independent Practitioner of the Year for the Midlands, while work with clients NHS Education for Scotland led to a Silver award…

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BakerBaird awards shortlist bridges two nations

PRide 2016 Shortlist

BakerBaird were shortlisted this week for their work in both England and Scotland in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards. In Scotland, work with client NHS Education for Scotland has been shortlisted for Best use of design in PR, while in the Midlands, Stuart Baird has been shortlisted for outstanding independent…

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