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Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Press Office

Senior media relations officers:


  Andrew Clark

  [email protected]

  0141 201 4409



  Claire Cook

  0141 201 4767

  [email protected]



  James Doherty

  [email protected]

  0141 201 4488


  Melanie Karalis

  0141 201 4467

  [email protected]



  Neil McSeveny

  0141 201 4432

  [email protected]



Press office number and email address: 0141 201 4429 / [email protected] (Email address is monitored Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.)

Emergency out of hours number for media only: 0141 201 4429 (Monitored 24/7, 365 days a year.)

Go to the Media Centre for latest news.

Your media relations officers have extensive experience dealing with the media and must be the first point of contact for all media enquiries to NHSGGC. Please speak to the team before contacting the media and direct any media enquiries to the team should they contact you first. 

The team of three provide a24-hour, seven-day-a-week media relations service, regular briefing of journalists and editorial contacts on key issues, develop media strategies and action plans to support the delivery of key NHSGGC initiatives and increase  ‘positive’ reporting of the organisation. 

They produce media releases and prepare statements in response to any media enquiries. They are also responsible for media campaigns, new service launches, and preparing appropriate staff for media interviews. 

Other skills include video reporting, video editing production, media analytics, crisis communications.  

They’re always keen to share your good news stories, so please get in touch to see how they can help you and your department secure the positive media coverage you deserve.

Last Updated: 16 February 2021