Contact the Press team

Carers Trust press office can help deal with media enquiries across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales/Cymru.

For general media enquiries, please email

Main Office

Samantha Patel ( Monday-Wed only)
PR and Communications Manager
Tel:020 7922 7751
Mobile: 07810 544420

Yvonne McDonald
PR and Communications Manager
Tel:020 7922 7751
Mobile:07824 539481

Luen Thompson
Head of Marketing & Communications
Tel:07792 959826

Scotland Office

Maxine Finlay
Communications and PR Manager
Tel:0300 123 2008
Mobile:07791 230261

For Co-operative Charity of the Year enquires:

Matt Beer
Media and Communications Manager
Tel:07824 566 493

Out of hours

You may contact the team on their mobiles for any out-of-hours enquiries (before 9am, after 5pm).

Out of hours calendar for April 2014

  • Week beginning 31st March Yvonne McDonald 07824 539481
  • Week beginning 7th April Matt Beer 07824 566493 
  • Week beginning 14th April Yvonne McDonald 07824 539481 Monday to Wednesday  Matt Beer 07824 566493 Thursday to Sunday
  • Week beginning 21st April Sam Patel 07810 544420 Monday to Wednesday Luen Thompson 07792 959826 Thursday to Sunday
  • Week beginning 28th April Maxine Finlay 07791 230261