Karl Heidel

Associate Director of Communications and Engagement

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Karl has more than 25 years of experience in communications.

Initially he was a reporter and presenter working regionally and nationally for ITV news, and moving into communications and engagement for the NHS in 2009. He has worked in a national role for the NHS Sustainable Development Unit reducing the health service’s impact on the environment, and has led teams at Princess Alexandra Hospital and two mental health trusts in north London.

Karl has post graduate qualifications in public relations and healthcare communications. Throughout his career he has always ensured patient safety, patients and staff are the focus of health communications.