How to get in touch

Depending on your query, there are lots of ways to contact us.

Our phones will be busy during peak times, so to avoid long waits take a look at our wards and our services for direct telephone numbers.

Call our main switchboard on 0330 400 4333 (calls cost 3.5p a minute, please check with your provider for more information) or you can call 01708 435 000.

Changing or cancelling your appointment

If you are unable to make your appointment, please let us know so we can offer it to someone else.

You can change your appointment easily online. Alternatively, call the telephone number on your appointment letter.

Contacting a ward or department

  • To contact a specific department or service, visit our our services
  • visit our ward directory for the contact details of our inpatient areas

Tell us about your care

If you would like to discuss your care while in hospital, please speak to consultant or nurse in charge of your care.

If you need support raising a concern, or you remain unhappy and want to talk to someone who is not directly involved in your care, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS).

You can call:

  • Patients at Queen's Hospital: 01708 435 454
  • Patients at King George Hospital: 020 8970 8234
  • 24 hour freephone: 0800 389 8324

Or you can email PALS@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk.

Freedom of Information requests

If you've looked through our publication scheme and cannot find what you are looking for, you can make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by:

Emailing Freedom.Information@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk

or write to:

Freedom of Information
Communications and Marketing Department
1st Floor Neutral  Zone, Queen’s Hospital
Rom Valley Way
Romford
ESSEX
RM7 0AG

Access to Health Records (Subject Access Request)

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives individuals or their authorised representative the right to apply to see their health records.

If you wish to access your health record held at any of the Trust’s health centres, clinics or other sites, please complete the Access to health records form [pdf] 285KB and return it by email or post to the address below.

If you are seeking copies of your child’s health records, you will also need to supply proof of your child’s identity and your parental responsibility.

The Access to Health Records Act 1990 allows us to share health records about a deceased person with a patient’s personal representative or any person who may have a claim arising out of that patient’s death. A personal representative is the executor or administrator of the deceased person’s estate.

If you are requesting information about someone who has died you will need to supply a copy of their death certificate and proof that you are the executor or a beneficiary within the last will and testament.

You can request health records by emailing accesstohealthrequest@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk

or writing to:  

Access to Health Records Team
Health Records Department
1st Floor Blue Zone, Queen’s Hospital
Romford
ESSEX
RM7 0AG

King George and Queen’s Hospitals Charity

Donate to our charity

You can email us, call 01708 435 000 ext 2922 or 4984 or write to us at

King George and Queen’s Hospitals Charity
Queen’s Hospital
Rom Valley Way
Romford
RM7 0AG

Join us on social media

Follow us on Twitter at @BHR_hospitals. Some of our services are also on Twitter, so join the conversation.

We’re also on Linkedin, so follow us for our latest updates and jobs.

Working with our local GP practices

We want to work with you to improve our services, develop better pathways and outcomes for our patients.

Our liaison manager is available to help you resolve queries and concerns about our services.

Email GP Liasion Manager ben.tunstall@nhs.net or call 01708 504 211. 

Information for media

Our Communications team manages all media enquiries and requests for filming and photography. As well as responding to questions or queries we can help you to find experts who can talk to you about a wide variety of clinical issues.

You must contact the Communications team first - please do not approach our staff directly. We are in the best position to find the information you need as quickly as possible.

Contact the team

Telephone 01708 435 294

Email communications@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk

Out of hours contact 07795 642 319

Follow us on Twitter @bhr_hospitals

By phone

Our phones will be busy during peak times, so to avoid long waits take a look at our wards and our services directories for direct lines. If you cannot find the telephone number, please call our main switchboard on 0330 400 4333.

By post

You can write to:

King George Hospital
Barley Lane
Goodmayes
Essex
IG3 8YB

or

Queen's Hospital
Rom Valley Way
Romford
Essex
RM7 0AG

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Alternatively, please email communications@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk.