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Media enquiries

The Communications Office is the first point of contact for all media enquiries between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday:

Rhia Heron
Head of communications
01228 816865
07825 974114

For out-of-hours media enquiries, please call the Cumberland Infirmary on 01228 523444  and ask to speak to the senior manager on-call.

Condition checks – Requests for patient condition checks should be made through the communications office and will only be carried out if the patient’s full name and date of birth are given. No information will be given out without the patient’s permission.

Permission to film or take photographs – If you would like to film or take photographs at our hospitals you must obtain permission from the Trust's communications team. Anyone who is found filming or taking photographs at our hospitals without permission will be asked to leave immediately, and footage and photographs may be confiscated.