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COVID-19 media enquiries contact details :

All media enquiries in relation to Covid-19 must only go through our Communications and Engagement Team to ensure all information shared is the most up to date available.   The team can be contacted on Tel 01302 644244 or by email:

Emma Shaheen, Head of communications and engagement: emma.shaheen@nhs.net

Adam Tingle, Senior Communications and Engagement Manager: adam.tingle@nhs.net

Harrison Abbott, Communications Administrator: harrison.abbott@nhs.net

Amy Lee, Communications & Engagement Officer: amy.lee11@nhs.net

Gill Pickersgill, Communications & Engagement Officer: gill.pickersgill@nhs.net

The team will only deal with media enquiries from journalists.

For general enquiries about Covid-19 please visit NHS 111 or NHS.UK or the Trust website https://www.dbth.nhs.uk/coronavirus-need-know/

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to date messages.

** Donations to our hospitals**

Over the last few weeks we have been overwhelmed by the generosity of local businesses and the general public who want to show their support of #TeamDBTH and have been delivering sandwiches, tea, coffee etc to our hospitals.  Can we please ask anyone who wishes to bring and goodies/equipment etc to our hospitals to please contact the Communications Team in the first instance: dbth.comms@nhs.net.  We can then arrange a drop off point to ensure we the general public and our colleagues all stay safe. Thank you so much for your support, it really does mean so much to the team!

If you need to contact a specific department please use the direct phone numbers available below. Our general switchboard number is 01302 366666. If you are ill or injured and unsure what to do next, call NHS 111. Want to fundraise for the DBTH? Find information on how to do that here.


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