The Communications Team handles all media enquiries and should be the first point of contact for all journalists.


During working hours (Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm), please email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

If your request is urgent, outside working hours, please contact the switchboard on 0300 422 2222 as they have our mobile and home numbers.

Get in touch

If you have a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team. We are open from 8am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday:

Tel: 0300 422 3563/3120


Head of Communications & Marketing: Craig MacFarlane

Communications Manager: Kate Jeal

Communications Manager: Michelle Dolphin

Out of hours

If you are calling out of hours, please contact the hospital switchboard on 0300 422 2222 and ask for the Communications Team.

What we do

Our Communications Team is here to:

  • Respond to media enquiries for comment or statements
  • Issue proactive news about our hospitals
  • Manage requests for interviews or filming on our hospital sites
  • Provide accurate facts and figures.

Taking photographs or filming on site

If you would like to film or take photographs while on our hospital sites you must obtain permission from our Communications Team.

Anyone who is found filming or taking photographs without permission will be asked to leave.

Freedom of Information requests

Please see more about Freedom of Information requests, which are managed by our Legal Services team.

Our news

We publish all our news on our website.

Follow us on social media

We are active on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube

Media enquiries

For all media enquiries email us at