News and Media Centre

Welcome to HPFT's News and Media Centre, an online resource for the general public and journalists working in all forms of media. This is managed by the Communications Team.


Media enquiries & information for journalists

The Trust's Communications Team provides a dedicated service for journalists and the media.

We can help you with:

  • Enquiries about HPFT and the services we offer
  • Finding experts to speak to on a wide range of health care and clinical issues
  • Enquiries and requests for filming and photography across its sites.

All media enquiries should come through the Trust's Communications Team.

Contacting the Communications Team

Office hours: Monday Friday, 9.00am-5.30pm

Communications Team
Trust Head Office
99 Waverley Road
St Albans
Herts
AL3 5TL

Helen Bond
Marketing and Communications
Email: helen.bond@hpft.nhs.uk
Telephone: 01727 804459
Mobile: 07824 409146    

Out-of-hours enquiries

The Communications Team is available during normal office hours. However, if you have an urgent media enquiry outside these hours, please call 07824 409146

Filming & photography

If you would like to use our sites as a location for filming or photography, or approach a member of staff for photography or filming or have any questions, please contact the Communications Team.

Please note that anyone who is found to be filming or photographing at any of our sites without the permission of the Trust's Communications Team will be asked to leave immediately and footage and photographs may be confiscated.

Useful background information

Please visit the About Us section on the main website for more information, including links to board members, Annual Plans and Reports.

Freedom of Information requests

Please send any Freedom of Information enquiries to foi@hpft.nhs.uk