GRP grabs six-pack

A GLASGOW-based advertising and design agency has scooped six prizes at a competition recognising the best of health-related advertising and marketing.

From 250 entries in the Best of Health Awards, run by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, Guy Robertson Partnership took two silver and four bronze medals.

In total, there were three gold, 39 silver and 95 bronze medals awarded, as well as two ‘Best of Show’ awards, plus special prizes for best use of art direction, photography, copywriting and illustration. GRP was joined on the winners’ rostrum by Barkers Scotland, which took two bronzes.

GRP’s silvers were in Consumer New Media, for ‘’, BE (NHS); and Consumer Direct Marketing for ‘BE Books’, BE (NHS).

Its bronzes were in Consumer Individual Press, for ‘Attached’, Equal (NHS); in Consumer Press Campaign, for ‘Airline Safety’, Equal; in Consumer Mixed Media Campaign, for ‘BE Books and Web’, BE (NHS); and in Consumer Products with a Clear Healthcare Message, for ‘Airline Safety’, Equal (NHS).

Barkers’ bronzes were in Healthcare Professional Individual Poster, for ‘Chi ‘Elvis’’, NHS Community Health; and in Healthcare Professional Poster Campaign, for ‘Chi ‘Elvis, Marilyn, Sean’’, NHS Community Health Index.