Media enquiries

Contact our press office if you have a media query or you’re a journalist.

Please call the press office most relevant to your query.

For urgent media enquiries out-of-hours, call the duty press officer on 020 8200 4400.

We are unable to provide clinical advice to members of the public. Please contact your GP or NHS 111 or visit www.nhs.uk

Media contacts for national PHE centres

Corporate issues; cancer intelligence; health statistics; premature mortality; diet; obesity; nutrition; physical exercise; children’s health; dental health; media for campaigns; drugs, alcohol, tobacco, mental health 020 7654 8400
Cancer screening, non-cancer screening and screening policy 020 7654 8120
Infectious diseases, immunisation, emergency response - Colindale 020 8327 7901
Chemicals, radiation, poisons, environmental hazards, extreme weather (Heatwave, Cold Weather, Flooding) - Chilton 01235 825405 or 01235 825406

Media contacts for local PHE centres

PHE Centres cover health protection, health improvement and intelligence

North of England

North East 0300 303 8596 option 3 (inc out of hours)
Cumbria and Lancashire 0344 225 1295 – option 2 (inc out of hours)
Greater Manchester 0344 225 1295 – option 2 (inc out of hours)
Cheshire and Merseyside 0344 225 1295 – option 2 (inc out of hours)
Yorkshire and the Humber 0113 855 7208 or 0113 855 7362 (out of hours 07977 554 609)

Midlands and east of England

West Midlands 0121 232 9223/4 (out of hours 07834 311 393)
Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 0115 962 7061 (inc out of hours)
Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex 0303 444 6703 or 0303 444 6692 (inc out of hours)
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton 0303 444 6703 or 0303 444 6692 (inc out of hours)

South of England

Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire 0117 9689 162 or 0117 9689 161 (inc out of hours)
Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset 01403 214 556 or 01403 214 557 (out of hours 07789 295 454)
Devon, Cornwall and Somerset 0117 9689 162 or 0117 9689 161 (inc out of hours)
Kent, Surrey and Sussex 01403 214 556 or 01403 214 557 (out of hours 07789 295 454)
Thames Valley 01403 214 556 or 01403 214 557 (out of hours 07789 295 454)

London

Integrated region and centre 020 7811 7243 or 020 7811 7242 (out of hours 0208 200 4400)

Email

Email the press office at phe-pressoffice@phe.gov.uk

Speaker requests

If you would like a representative of Public Health England to speak at your event, please complete the request form, and we will be happy to consider your invitation.

PHE speaker request form

Completed forms should be emailed to PHEspeakers@phe.gov.uk