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Contacting the Communications team

Louise Halfpenny

Director of Communications
Telephone: 01923 436275

Kate Ewer

Head of Communications
Telephone: 01923 436283

Priya Beeharry

Communications Officer
Telephone: 01923 436280

Matt Hatchard

Digital Communications Manager
Telephone: 01923 436284

Rosemary Carney

GP Liaison Manager/ FOI Manager
Telephone: 01923 436 774

Valerie Hill

Communications Co-ordinator
Telephone: 01923 436362

Nuru Govani

Freedom of Information and Communications Administrator
Telephone: 01923 436362

Office hours

Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Communications Team
Trust Head Office, Willow House
Watford General Hospital
Vicarage Road
Watford, Herts
WD18 0HB

Out-of-hours enquiries

The Communications Team is available during normal office hours; however, if you have an urgent media enquiry outside these hours please contact Switchboard on 01923 244366 and ask for the out of hours Press Office.


The Trust website is also overseen by the Communications Team. Any queries regarding this should be directed to westherts.communications@nhs.net