Press and Communications Office


The Press and Communications Office of the Department of Health liaises with all media on behalf of the Minister, Ministers of State and the Department and leads on improving communications with colleagues in the Department as well as health sector stakeholders.

The Office is leading on the redevelopment of the Department’s website. Currently, the Office maintains These are dedicated pages presented by the Office and our aim is to facilitate customers with access to information on health topics which may be of current interest

Staff of the Press and Communications Office

Head of the Press and Communications Office Seamus Hempenstall
Assistant Principal Officer Paul Bailey
Higher Executive Officer Alan Baker


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