Australia Posting for Palin

A former Scottish Government media officer has been appointed account manager at a healthcare PR consultancy in Australia.

Yvonne Gallagher has been taken on by Sydney-based Palin Communications.

Says a statement issued by the company: “[In Scotland] Yvonne dealt with media interest in the swine flu epidemic and its implications in Scotland – along with many other health-related issues.

“Prior to her public sector position she was a senior account Manager for over three years at Glasgow-based Barkers PR where she led campaigns that raised awareness of the risks associated with high blood pressure and worked on projects related to community education on prostate cancer.”