Media enquiries

Journalists wishing to contact the NHS England national and regional media teams should use the following numbers:

To contact the national media team during normal office hours please call:

  • 0113 825 0958
  • 0113 825 0959

For emergency out of hours media calls only, the duty press manager can be contacted on 07768 901293.

Queries can also be sent to nhsengland.media@nhs.net Please provide full details of your request and your contact information. This mailbox is constantly monitored.

To contact the regional media teams, please use the following numbers:

London

In hours: Please dial 020 3182 4984 or email england.lsmedia@nhs.net

Out of hours: For urgent out of hours media enquiries dial 0844 8222 888 and ask for a message to be sent to pager LON01 (L O N zero one).

Please note: the numbers above are for media calls only. If you are a patient or member of the general public please call NHS England’s customer contact centre on 0300 3112233.

South

In hours: Please dial 0113 825 0650 or email england.southcomms@nhs.net

Out of hours: For urgent out of hours media enquiries dial 0844 8222 888 and ask for a message to be sent to pager SCOMM01 (S C O M M zero one).

Please note: the numbers above are for media calls only. If you are a patient or member of the general public please call NHS England’s customer contact centre on 0300 311 2233.

The North

In hours: For north media enquiries please email england.northmedia@nhs.net or call 0113 825 3231.

Out of hours: Media enquiries for the north please contact the on-call press officer: 0113 825 3231.

Midlands and East

In hours: For midlands and east media enquiries please email england.memedia@nhs.net.

Out of hours: Media enquiries for midlands and east please contact the on-call press officer 07623 503 829.

Please note that these teams can only respond to enquiries from journalists. If you are a member of the public, please call 0300 311 22 33 (Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, excluding English Bank Holidays) or email: england.contactus@nhs.net.

If you require non urgent medical advice please ring 111.