The communications team provides a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week service to help journalists access information about the trust and to answer their questions. The communications team should be the first point of contact for all queries from members of the media.

We are keen to promote the work being carried out at the Royal Free London. However, the welfare of patients is our primary concern and we reserve the right to decline media requests where these conflict with patient care, our duty to patient and staff confidentiality, or operational requirements.

If you are a member of the media and would like to get in touch, please call us on 020 7472 6665 or 020 7317 7740 or email us on We are available Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

If you are calling out of hours, please call 07919 013 410. If you are not able to get through on the out-of-hours phone, please call the switchboard on 020 3758 2000 and ask to speak to the media team.