What we do

We support ministers in leading the nation’s health and social care to help people live more independent, healthier lives for longer.

DHSC is a ministerial department, supported by 29 agencies and public bodies.

Read more about what we do

Contact DHSC

General enquiries

Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries Unit
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street

London
SW1H 0EU

We cannot reply to correspondence sent by post at the moment. Please use our online contact form instead.

This is because most staff are working from home unless absolutely necessary. We’re sorry for the inconvenience this will cause but hope you will understand.

Phone lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

The textphone service is for people with a hearing impairment.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of information (FOI) requests

Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries Unit
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street

London
SW1H 0EU

We cannot reply to correspondence sent by post at the moment. Please use our online FOI contact form instead.

This is because most staff are working from home unless absolutely necessary. We’re sorry for the inconvenience this will cause but hope you will understand.

High profile groups within DHSC

Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.