Dr Simon Cooper

With a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, Dr Simon Cooper brings a wealth of scientific knowledge to his roles in the healthcare industry. He works with the Ultra Chloraseptic marketing team, as well as with many other Prestige Brands. In a healthcare career spanning over 25 years, he has developed formulations for brands such as Nurofen and Strepsils, worked for Boots in various roles, and has advised many other healthcare brands around the world.

As well as in-depth knowledge of the healthcare sector, he brings expertise in a range of other key areas. This includes marketing and advertising, augmented intelligence, big data, research and development, general management, diversity and equality, and more.

More from Dr Simon Cooper

What is benzocaine?

Benzocaine is the active ingredient used in all of our anaesthetic throat spray range, helping to soothe the pain of a sore throat so you can get on with your day in comfort. But what actually is benzocaine and...

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How to sleep with a sore throat

Not getting a good night’s sleep can leave you feeling tired and sluggish the following day - and it’s even worse if you’re already under the weather with a throat infection. Unfortunately, uncomfortable symptoms such as coughs, sore throats and...

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How to fight a throat infection without antibiotics

Although antibiotics can be effective in fighting off certain throat infections, they’re not a perfect cure for all maladies. In fact, antibiotics are only effective in conditions caused by a bacterial infection - and in many cases, it’s possible for...

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Can sleep help a sore throat?

It’s no secret that a good night’s sleep can be highly restorative, helping you to tackle the new day with fresh enthusiasm and energy[1]. It can be a great way to settle emotional turbulence, too - people often find ‘sleeping...

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Do antibiotics help sore throats?

Antibiotics are one of the most well known types of medications available, and people often consider them to be a catch-all solution to any kind of illness or infection. However, as with any medication, antibiotics are good for some uses,...

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How does sleep impact health?

Have you ever had a terrible night’s sleep and felt awful the next day? We all know how sleep can make us feel better - whether we want rid of a pesky headache or we’re worrying about an important decision....

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