Media enquiries

The Communications Team is responsible for media relations on behalf of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Communications Team manages all media enquiries and requests for filming and photography. We aim to respond positively and openly to all reasonable media requests.


Office hours (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri)

01273 664911 or 01273 523143


Urgent media enquiries: Please contact the hospital switchboard on 01903 285285. An operator will direct your call to an appropriate member of staff.

Condition checks

Patient condition checks should be referred to the Communications Team on the numbers above. Please note that with requests for patient information, we first need to seek consent from the patient/relatives. Without consent, no patient information can be disclosed.

Filming requests

BSUH receive many requests for documentary and location filming.  All proposals will be considered and accommodated where possible or appropriate.

Proposals for filming can be emailed to and should include the following information: name and organisation; production working title; delivery format; target audience; duration; when it will be shown/whether it has been commissioned; purpose of production; proposed subject/s covered by filming (including staff and patients).

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