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Communications team

The Communications Team at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust provides a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week service. 

We are committed to managing the reputation of the Trust. When positive and negative things arise, we can help our staff, patients and the media with any queries they may have.

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About Us

The Communications Team are here to help the media access information and ask questions about Leicester’s Hospitals. We also deal with requests for interviews, filming and photography of our staff and our sites. We aim to respond positively, openly and promptly to all reasonable media requests.

We can assist with requests about the condition of patients being treated at our hospitals (known as ‘condition checks’), however, certain rules and guidelines apply.

We are also keen to promote the work of Leicester’s Hospitals, and actively promote exciting and ground-breaking developments made by our staff, including world and UK firsts. 

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Meet the Team

Director of Marketing and Communications

Mark Wightman

PA: Deb Barlow

Debbie.Barlow@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

0116 258 8615

Deputy Director of Marketing and Communications

Tiffany Jones

0116 258 8963

For general enquiries, you can contact us during office hours, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm by calling the team on:

Communications Officers

Katharine Razak

0116 258 8644

Paul Millington 

0116 258 8715

Clare Maddison 

0116 258 8761

Laura Mort  

0116 258 8524

Robert Knowles

0116 258 8761

Rosalind Moore (on maternity leave until autumn 2017) 

0116 258 8524


Out of hours

If you have an urgent media enquiry out of hours office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm), please call the hospital switchboard on 0300 303 1573 and ask to speak to 'Communications On Call'.


Contact Us

If you know who you need to speak to, you can contact individuals above. If you are unsure email the team at communications@uhl-tr.nhs.uk (this mailbox is monitored Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm only)

Or write to us at:

Communications Team
Level 2, Windsor Building
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE1 5WW

You can follow us on these social media channels:

Twitter:@Leic_Hospital

Facebook: Leicester Hosp

Pinterest: Leicester’s Hospitals

Instagram: leicestershospitals

Vimeo: Leicester’s Hospitals

LinkedIn: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Under no circumstances may interviews, filming or photography be carried out on or around the hospital sites without the express permission of the Communications Team.  If you need further information, or would like to arrange an interview, please contact us in advance.