Using decades of experience to move your business forward in Health and Social Care
At Pym’s Consultancy, we pride ourselves in our experience. The consultancy is led by Kate Pym and Jonathan Horrocks. Together we have worked in the commercial provision of health and social care for over 40 years, with a proven track record of success, in both large and small organisations. We provide a range of services to companies wishing to enter or expand their presence in the health and social care market, UK and overseas. Working with a number of Associate Consultants, we draw on decades of senior management experience, enabling us to deliver against a wide variety of business needs.
When a client engages our consultancy, we ensure that each consultant working with them has a wealth of relevant experience to bring to the project and organisation. All proposals, research and reports are conducted and written by our Consultants themselves, so you can be sure that the right questions are asked for relevant, informative reports, fitting to your specific business needs.
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Services We Offer
Services to enhance commercial awareness
Please click on the image to open an outline of the variety of skills and experience on offer.
We match skilled and experienced consultants to your needs, on a day by day or project basis, mixing skills sets to deliver a full package of services from investigating your market, planning strategy and designing services for your product delivery to producing health economic models, finding relevant stakeholders and speaking with potential customers.
Services for Healthcare Product Manufacturers & Service Providers
All our consultants have a minimum of 15 years experience working in senior positions within healthcare. Nothing is fixed, and we provide a flexible service to meet your needs, for example: business case and bid writing; or training in business case preparation and bid responses.
Services to Support Social Care Providers
All businesses are different, and social care providers work with a specific set of challenges which impact on their commercial viability and ability to expand. We offer a completely confidential consultancy service delivering bespoke solutions from advice on CQC compliance to service design, sales and marketing strategy and representation.
What our clients say
“Kate is a healthcare professional with many years of experience. She quickly provided key insights into our target markets which have provided the direction for a successful marketing campaign. She is a pleasure to work with.”
– Charles Wood, Managing Director
“Kate has written business cases, bid applications and grant applications on behalf of B&BF to an excellent standard, and continues to work with us in the development of innovative care service solutions for people experiencing bladder and bowel dysfunction.”
– Robert Dixon, CEO
Continence Education & Medical Affairs
“Kate is extremely knowledgeable and well known within the health care industry. Whatever the remit she delivers this wealth of experience to her audience with passion and integrity. Her enthusiasm for the projects that she takes on is contagious making her an excellent trainer. She is thorough, well prepared and always meets project deadlines. She is an excellent advocate for consultancy and an asset to any project. I would most definitely employ her services in the future.”
– Snr Manager
“We hired Kate to create a comprehensive entry to UK market strategy for us. Her transparent, structured approach ensured we understood the process exactly. The final strategy document produced for us exceeded our expectations. We got a live document which could be adapted for a changing market, with in-depth analysis into our product and where it would be best placed in the care market. Kate is a very friendly, highly professional consultant. I would have no hesitation in recommending her.”
– Christine Grier, Sales Manager
“We have worked with Pym’s Consultancy on the development and market access of new healthcare technology. They have helped us to understand the market environment and find new opportunities for our products and services. Pym’s Consultancy have also recommended to us relevant events in the health and social care calendar, researched funding opportunities and supported bids. They provide a very professional and comprehensive service and we continue to work with them.”
– Allen McKay, Managing Director
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