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)
North West 0344 225 0562 – option 5 (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

Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton 01223 722484 or 01223 722485 (inc out of hours)
Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 0115 844 1399 (inc out of hours)
Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex 01223 722484 or 01223 722485 (inc out of hours)
West Midlands 0121 232 9223/4 (out of hours 07834 311 393)

South of England

Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire 0117 9689 161 (inc out of hours)
Devon, Cornwall and Somerset 0117 9689 161 (inc out of hours)
Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset 01403 214 556 or 01403 214 557 (out of hours 020 8200 4400)
Kent, Surrey and Sussex 01403 214 556 or 01403 214 557 (out of hours 020 8200 4400)
Thames Valley 01403 214 556 or 01403 214 557 (out of hours 020 8200 4400)

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