Media information

The Communications Team

We are a public sector organisation and accountable to the public both directly and through the media.

We are happy to respond to requests from journalists and aim to work proactively, efficiently and effectively with all media. If you have a media request contact the Communications Team.

Remember, we have a duty to our patients and staff and therefore reserve the right to decline media requests if there is any potential conflict with the interests of the organisation.

The Team

Kelly August
Assistant Director of Communications and Public Relations

Laura Kennedy
Communications and Marketing Officer

Emma Sheehan
Communications Assistant

Mental health reporting

Journalists looking for information on the most appropriate ways of reporting mental health issues - including suicide - may like to refer to the guidelines by the Samaritans.

Contact us
Call 01622 724122 or email us 

KMPT Headquarters
Farm Villa
Hermitage Lane
Maidstone
Kent ME16 9PH