UK Health Security Agency

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What we do

UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) prevents, prepares for and responds to infectious diseases, and environmental hazards, to keep all our communities safe, save lives and protect livelihoods.

We provide scientific and operational leadership, working with local, national and international partners to protect the public’s health and build the nation’s health security capability.

UKHSA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Policy papers and consultations

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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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Our management

Chief Medical Advisor
Director General Data & Analytics
Strategy, Policy & Programmes
Director General, Science and Research & Chief Scientific Officer
Director of Communications
Chief People Officer Transition Lead
Chief Technology Officer
Director General of Finance
Director, COVID Vaccine Unit
Commercial Director

Contact UKHSA

General enquiries

To make information access requests including Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) requests and data subject access requests (SAR) to UKHSA, please email

Main switchboard
020 7654 8000

Complaints – if you wish to make a complaint about the UK Health Security Agency, please email the UKHSA Complaints team at

Press office

National press office

020 7654 8400

Chemicals, radiation and environmental hazards press office

01235 825 405/406

Out of hours

020 8200 4400

Only for use by journalists and the media

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 using the details below.

Freedom of information requests

Information Rights Team
10 South Colonnade
E14 4PU
United Kingdom