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Press office

Welcome to the NIHR press office for media enquiries and information for press officers preparing media relations for NIHR research.

The NIHR press office promotes new research in health and social care and helps journalists who are looking for expert comment or are interested in finding out more about research in this area. 

For NIHR researchers, we offer support and advice when interacting with the media and guidance on communicating work during the scientific publishing process.

Contact us

You can contact the NIHR press office via email or phone from 9am-10pm every day. 

Urgent out of hours contact should be made by phone call. 

Phone: 020 4587 7470

Latest news

Read our news feed to get the latest stories on NIHR-related research.

Read our blog pages for insight and intelligence on the UK's research landscape.

Looking for views? 

The NIHR has a number of spokespeople who are able to speak with expertise on a wide range of topics. For more information, or to put in an interview request, please contact the NIHR press office.

Not a journalist? 

If you are a press officer or communications professional from a third party organisation looking to speak with someone or for general guidance, please contact the press office in the first instance and we will assist you. 

For everyone else, please have a look at our contacts page to find out where to direct your enquiry.