Media team contacts


Media Relations Manager, Molly Evans can be reached at or 020 7520 8263.

Media and Communications Officer, Oliver Chapman can be reached at or 020 7520 8258.

If you have an urgent media enquiry or are calling out of office hours, please phone our duty press officer on 07881 940318.


Media spokespeople


Our spokespeople are available for media interviews about hospice and palliative care.

If you would like to set up an interview please contact our Media Team.

Craig Duncan – Interim Chief Executive

Craig joined Hospice UK in 2009 as Director of Finance, and as well as being our Chief Operating Officer, is currently Hospice UK's Interim Chief Executive.

He led on Hospice UK's work to introduce the VAT refund scheme for hospices in 2015, and more recently managed the £200 million emergency COVID-19 funding programme for hospices.

Craig took on the role of Interim Chief Executive in December 2021.

Jonathan Ellis – Director of Advocacy and Change

Jonathan Ellis is Director of Policy and Advocacy at Hospice UK, which he joined in January 2007. 

Jonathan has over 15 years’ experience of working in health and social care policy within the voluntary sector, and experience of political campaigning at a local and regional level. 

Prior to working at Hospice UK, he worked for more than eight years in the policy team at Help the Aged, where he ended up as Senior Policy Manager for Health and Social Care, responsible for the charity’s care policy work.

Before joining the voluntary sector in 1998, he worked in local government in one of the first joint appointments between a local council and the then health authority, overseeing the county-wide administration of residential and nursing care placements.