Adam Brimelow is NHS Providers’ director of communications.

Prior to joining as head of news in 2016 he was a BBC health correspondent for 14 years, working across a range of outlets including Today and World at One on radio 4, TV news bulletins and online.

Previously Adam also worked for BBC World Service and in local radio, based in Birmingham and Manchester.  

Contact Adam:
020 7227 1172


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27 May 2021

NHS Communicate – celebrating excellence in health communications

Adam Brimelow, Daniel Reynolds and John Underwood discuss why they're putting on a brand new event and awards for NHS communicators.

18 Dec 2020

Virtual reality - the digital success of NHS Providers annual conference 2020

Adam Brimelow discussed the digital success of this year's annual conference and exhibition.

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07 Oct 2020

How providers delivered during the height of COVID-19

Through various examples, Adam Brimelow highlights how trusts overcame the difficulties they faced in the first wave of the pandemic.

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19 Jan 2020

Funding for key groups is welcome but won’t solve immediate staffing pressures

Saffron Cordery responds to the announcement of new annual support payments for key staff shortage groups

09 Oct 2019

Providers are delivering - and here's how

Adam Brimelow discusses how trusts have delivered considerable improvements in the quality of care they provide over the last five years, and why we should celebrate their successes.

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08 Oct 2019

Time to level with the public about the scale of challenges facing the NHS

Our new report calls for greater realism about the scale of the challenges facing the NHS, and Chris Hopson warns we need a full, frank and open national conversation.

30 Aug 2019

More than 160 NHS leaders say a lack of investment is putting patients at risk of harm at their NHS trust

NHS Providers launches a national campaign as a survey of trust leaders reveals the scale of the NHS capital funding challenge that still exists.

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23 Jul 2019

Podcast: Capital spending in the NHS

NHS Providers director of communications Adam Brimelow visits Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and discusses the issues of capital funding trusts are currently facing.

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13 Jun 2019

It’s still winter in the NHS

Adam Brimelow discusses recent performance figures, and suggests that the NHS is still facing pressures more commonly associated with winter.

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07 May 2019

Ambulance staff must feel valued and respected

Adam Brimelow responds to new statistics from the Labour Party which reveal 3,141 ambulance workers have quit their jobs since October 2010.

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06 Mar 2019

Investment in ambulance fleets and staff will improve response times further

Adam Brimelow, director of communications, responds to a BBC investigation into ambulance response times.

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06 Jan 2019

The NHS long term plan must avoid promising too much

Ahead of its publication, Chris Hopson warns that the NHS long term plan must be ambitious but realistic and avoid becoming an undeliverable wish list.

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