Communications and media
OurCommunications Team provides specialist support to the Trust, media and other partners with their work.
We help with all requests for filming, interviews and statements from the media and other stakeholders.
We also manage the Trust’s internal and external channels and provide appropriate advertising opportunities for third parties.
Our in-house design and photography service does high quality work for external organisations and companies at competitive rates. You can find out more here.
During office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) all media enquiries should be directed to the communications team on 0115 970 9975.
You can find out who you need to contact here.
We provide a 24 hour on-call service. Please contact the on-call press officer for out-of-hours media enquiries on 07976 190031.
For non-urgent enquiries, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and this will be dealt with the following working day.
Filming, photography and interview requests
All requests for all filming, photography or interviews with patients and staff should be referred to the communications team during office hours on 0115 970 9975.
Patient condition checks will only be provided when they criteria below are met and should be referred to the communications team during office hours on 0115 970 9975.
The full name, address and postcode of the patient must be provided to the communications team in order for a condition check to be carried out.
No information about a patient will be given to any agency without the full consent, which the communications team will seek to acquire from the patient, relative or guardian. No patient information can be disclosed without the full and proper consent.