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Allegro welcomes second intake of aspiring medical writers to fast-track training programme

Ashfield Healthcare Communications
Posted on: 11 Apr 18

Ashfield Healthcare Communications, a leading global healthcare communications agency part of UDG Healthcare plc, today welcomes its second intake of aspiring medical writers into its accelerated medical writing training programme, Allegro.

Following Allegro’s first intake of 15 recruits in January, 13 new Associate Medical Writers will now begin their 12-month development programme. At the end of the programme, recruits will join one of Ashfield’s agency teams in the UK as a Medical Writer.

Ashfield aims to train up to 80 writers a year through Allegro, offering aspiring writers the opportunity to kick-start their career with a global leader in healthcare communications.

Neil Marmont, Allegro’s Programme Director, said: “The 15 Associate Medical Writers who joined Allegro in January have all successfully completed the eight-week training curriculum and are now delivering work for our clients on the first of their agency rotations. We are now looking forward to welcoming the second intake to the programme. We have enhanced the training phase based on the learnings from the first intake, with the initial eight weeks now providing an even better foundation for their careers in healthcare communications.”

The Allegro programme has been designed to ensure Ashfield Healthcare Communications continues to recruit the best talent available and provides the training they need to develop their skills and career.

Anyone interested in joining the programme can find more information at, email: or call: 01625 664 022.


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About Ashfield Healthcare Communications

Ashfield Healthcare Communications, part of UDG Healthcare plc, provides global solutions for clients, adding value through unique insights and tailored, scientifically rigorous, multichannel, healthcare communications offerings. Its mission is to improve lives by helping healthcare professionals and patients get the medicines, knowledge, and support they need. Ashfield Healthcare Communications’ multichannel and specialist agencies include ACUMED, Ashfield Digital & Creative, Ashfield Healthcare Communications K.K., BlueMomentum, CircleScience, Cirrus Communications, Clinical Bridges, CodonMedical, FireKite, Galliard, Gardiner-Caldwell Communications, GeoMed, iMed Comms, Infusion, InterPhase Consult, Nyxeon, Pegasus, Physicians World Europe, QXV Comms, Scientific Connexions, Seren Communications, StemScientific, Watermeadow Medical, and Zoetic Science.

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About Ashfield

Ashfield, part of UDG Healthcare plc, is a global leader in providing outsourced healthcare services to pharmaceutical, device and biotech companies. The company has more than 7,000 employees, operates in 23 countries across Europe, North America, South America and Asia and works with more than 250 businesses, including all of the world’s top 25 pharmaceutical companies. Its mission is to partner with its clients, helping to improve lives by ensuring healthcare professionals and patients get the medicines, knowledge and support they need.

Ashfield provides contract sales teams, customer service reps, medical science liaison officers, remote detailing, nurse educators, medical information, healthcare communications, market access, market research, training, event management, digital, creative, pharmacovigilance and advisory services.

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Lara Lovenbury

Last updated on: 11/04/2018

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