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News and media

As a hospital with a unique history and at the heart of specialist treatment and research, we receive a lot of interest from media organisations. We are happy to assist with media requests and the information here should be of initial help.

Contacting the communications team

All media enquiries and requests for filming and photography should be directed to the communications team, who will evaluate and deal with them appropriately.

Office hours

During office hours, all media enquiries should be directed to the Communications Department on 01225 826282 where they will be evaluated and dealt with appropriately. More information is available here.

Out-of-hours and weekends
The communications team is available during normal office hours, 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. If you have an urgent media enquiry outside these hours, please call the hospital switchboard on 01225 428331 who will be able to direct your enquiry appropriately.

Condition checks

Patient condition checks should be referred to the communications team. Please note that with requests for patient information the communications team will need to seek consent from the patient/relatives. Without consent, no patient information can be disclosed.

Future of Our Services - Joining with the RUH

To find out more about our aquisition by the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, click here.

Media releases

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RNHRD releases 2014/2015

Media release archive

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