Media enquiries

You should 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 Direct on 0845 4647 (24 hours) or visit www.nhs.uk

Media contacts for national PHE centres

Corporate issues, cancer intelligence, nutrition, obesity, physical exercise, smoking, mental health, media for campaigns 020 7654 8400
Drugs and alcohol 020 7972 1921 or 020 7972 1904
Cancer screening 020 7654 8120
Non-cancer screening and screening policy 020 7654 8120
Infections (Colindale) 020 8327 7901
Chemicals, radiation and environmental hazards (Chilton) 01235 825405 or 01235 825406
Emergency preparedness and response 01980 612504 or 01980 616929

Media contacts for local PHE centres

PHE Centres cover health protection, health improvement and intelligence

North of England

North East 0844 225 3550
Cumbria and Lancashire 0151 706 6133 or 0151 706 6132
Greater Manchester 0151 706 6133 or 0151 706 6132
Cheshire and Merseyside 0151 706 6133 or 0151 706 6132
Yorkshire and the Humber 0113 386 0308 or 0113 386 0309

Midlands and east of England

West Midlands 0121 232 9224
Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 0115 962 7061
Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex 01462 705 327 or 01462 705 329
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton 0303 444 6703 or 0303 444 6692

South of England

Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire 0117 9689 162 or 0117 9689 161
Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset 01403 229 074 or 01403 229 075
Devon, Cornwall and Somerset 0117 9689 162 or 0117 9689 161
Sussex, Surrey and Kent 01403 229 074 or 01403 229 075
Thames Valley 01403 229 074 or 01403 229 075

London

Integrated region and centre 020 7811 7243 or 020 7811 7242

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

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