The Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries unit has been set up to reply, on behalf of health ministers, to enquiries and correspondence (letters, emails and telephone calls) from members of the public. It is managed by a senior civil servant and there is close liaison with ministers on a daily basis.
To send us a message, please read the guidance below and then complete the form. Mandatory fields are denoted by *
To ensure we can reply to your request please remember to include a valid email address.
Although we aim to answer everything we receive, we are unable to provide a response if your correspondence:
- asks questions about topics outside of the Department's remit
- contains offensive language
- is illegible or cannot be read
- is selling or promoting a product
If you want to include a file attachment with your request, the maximum individual file size is 4 megabytes.
A maximum of 10 megabytes for the total size of all files is allowed.
Please also note that the following maximum lengths are allowed:
- first name : 50 characters
- surname : 100 characters
- email address : 250 characters