Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Communications team - media enquiries

Patient and nurse in the Day Surgery Unit

The trust is a public sector organisation and accountable to the public both directly and through the media. The communications team respond positively and openly to all reasonable media requests. It is extremely important that journalists use the communications team in the first instance as we are in the best position to find the information you need quickly or provide an authoritative source for your story.

We facilitate a wide range of media requests including:

The trust reserves the right to decline media requests which conflict with operational requirements, our duty to respect patient and staff confidentiality, or which we feel are not in the long-term interests of the trust.

Members of the communications team are available to help journalists writing for the national, regional, trade and specialist media. We are the first point of contact for all media enquiries, including breaking news and major developments.

Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm: 020 7317 7590/020 7317 7740/020 7830 2963


Out of hours: Please contact the site manager on 020 7794 0500.

The team

  • Philippa Hutchinson, head of communications
  • Helen Marsden, communications manager
  • Emer Delaney, communications manager
  • Danielle Vincent, communications officer
  • Katie Wood, communications officer
  • Mary McConnell, communications officer


Communications team
Executive offices, second floor
The Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London NW3 2QG

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page last reviewed: 21 August 2013