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Our award-winning communications team leads on corporate communications, media relations, marketing, membership recruitment and engagement, and event planning.

We run the press office, organise conferences and events such as open days, produce publications including our members’ magazine Stepping Up and our  Corporate Brochure .We are also responsible for our corporate identity, strategic marketing, corporate information along with campaign planning and managing the website.

Media Enquiries

We run a pro-active press office and work closely with the media. All media enquiries and filming, photography or interview requests must come through our communications team. We cannot divulge any patient information unless permission is received from the individual or their next of kin. 

For urgent media calls out of hours contact Caroline Parnell, Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs on 07807671728.  

Contact Us

Communications Team
Oak House Trust Headquarters
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Stepping Hill Hospital
Poplar Grove

Head of Communications – Helen O’Brien

Telephone 0161 419 5847 
Mobile 07500 092671
Email helen.obrien@stockport.nhs.uk

Responsibilities include partnership communications, supporting service change, internal communications and engagement and trust event management.

Communications Officer - Ben Granger

Telephone 0161 419 4873 / 4574
Mobile 07809 309 458
Email ben.granger@stockport.nhs.uk 

Responsibilities include pro-active media work, social media, media enquiries, photography and newsletters.

Communications Officer - Katy Royle

Telephone 0161 419 4451
Email katy.royle@stockport.nhs.uk

Responsibilities include social media, photography, design, restaurant stand and event booking.

Social media

We also use social media to share our news stories that are added to this website, and respond to any enquiries during our office hours. 

You can find our official Stockport NHS Foundation Trust news profiles on Facebook and Twitter  or Instagram and some short films about our Trust are available to watch on YouTube. 

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We aim to keep this website as up to date and informative as possible. If there is any addititonal information you would like to see or any comments about the website, then please email us.

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