You are here

Our media office

  • Media

Close up image of a computer keyboard.

Our press office and regional teams provide information to journalists working for national and regional press, TV, radio, trade and consumer publications.

National team

Journalists with a media enquiry or interview request can contact our media team in the following ways:

  • Telephone: 020 38 55 46 21 (9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays)
  • Out of office hours: 07789 876 508 (for members of the media only)
  • Online: webform enquiry
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @CQCPressOffice (office hours only)

If your media enquiry or request relates to specific health or adult social care services in England, please contact our regional team.

If you are not a journalist, please call 03000 616161.

  • Anna Jefferson, Head of Media
  • Laura Conn, Media Manager
  • Kirstin Hannaford, Senior Media Officer (hospitals and acute care)
  • John McKee, Senior Media Officer (adult social care)
  • Stephen Clark, Senior Media Officer (general practice, dentistry and other primary care)
  • Maryellen Clare, Senior Media Officer (mental health)
  • Mark Humphreys, Media Officer

Regional team

Kerri James, Regional Engagement Lead | email

General enquiries about regional media:


  • Helen Gildersleeve, Regional Engagement Officer
    Telephone: 07825 939328 | email
  • Jonathan Davies, Regional Engagement Officer
    Telephone: 07789 876735 | email

London and South

  • John Scott, Regional Engagement Manager
    Telephone: 07789 875809 | email
  • Farrah Chandra, Regional Engagement Officer
    Telephone: 07917 594574 | email


  • Louise Grifferty, Regional Engagement Manager
    Telephone: 07717 422917 | email
Last updated:
09 October 2020