NIHR Press Office

Welcome to the NIHR press office for media enquires and NIHR related media activity.  

Please complete the form with your media enquiry.


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Your personal information is held and used in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR). The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is the Data Controller under the provisions of the Regulation. Under GDPR, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you and DHSC is committed to protecting privacy and to processing all personal information in a manner that meets the requirements of the Regulation. We will not pass your details to any third party or government department unless you give us your explicit consent to do so.

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Issuing a press release?

If you’re issuing a press release relating to research funded or supported by the NIHR please email the NIHR press office with details and include the NIHR boilerplate in the notes to editors:

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR): improving the health and wealth of the nation through research. Established by the Department of Health and Social Care, the NIHR:

  • funds high quality research to improve health
  • trains and supports health researchers
  • provides world-class research facilities
  • works with the life sciences industry and charities to benefit all
  • involves patients and the public at every step

For further information, visit the NIHR website (

You can contact the NIHR press office via email or phone from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.


Phone: 020 3328 6730